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L.A. pension reform referendum fails to make ballot
An effort to hold a referendum on replacing Los Angeles' three city pension plans with a defined contribution plan for new employees, proposed by former Mayor Richard Riordan, was temporarily put on hold.
Amendments targeting public pension funds won't reduce liabilities - Pensions & Investments
A handful of constitutional amendments on the Nov. 6 ballots across the U.S. would affect public pension plans in a variety of states, but none goes very far toward reducing existing unfunded pension liabilities, even in the worst-funded states.
State, local races could affect pension funds, managers, retirees - Pensions & Investments
A number of state and local pension plans around the country could see changes in the near future, depending on who is elected in a number of races on Nov. 6.
North Carolina treasurer overwhelmingly wins primary
North Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell, sole trustee of the $71.8 billion North Carolina Retirement Systems, Raleigh, easily won her election primary Tuesday with 77% of the votes.
Pension fund fees at issue in North Carolina race
Bringing state pension fund assets in-house, and fees that might be saved through such a move, are issues in the Democratic primary for the state treasurer's job in North Carolina.