Pension Reform News: Examining Montana and Florida pension changes, teacher compensation, and more

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Montana takes steps to improve its pension funding

Teachers are concerned with salaries more than retirement benefits

The good and bad of Florida’s recent pension reform

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Montana Legislature Makes Pension Progress; Major Opportunities Remain

Lawmakers in Montana made two major improvements to the funding and security of the pensions offered to the state’s public employees this past legislative session. First, Montana House Bill 228 protected public funds from growing pressures to insert political goals into investment decisions. The public pension reform strengthens the rules surrounding these