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Listed below are the 50 most recent news articles about United States Pension Funds, continuously gathered from around the globe by the Institute.  The flow of news involved United States Pension Funds in general as well as the activities of specific United States Pension Funds and their investments. Archives are available in this content silo (which are permanently maintained).

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United States Pension Funds News

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Investors to pump more into hedge funds   
January 13, 2015
- Financial Times - New data suggest that investors such as pension funds are willing to stick by the hedge fund industry following recent decisions by îCalpersî in the US and Europeâs second largest pension fund...
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Nevada Public Employee Pension Plan Sees Record Investment Return In 2011   
January 13, 2015
- Nevada News Bureau - CARSON CITY â Nevadaâs public employee retirement system saw a whopping 21 percent return on its investments in the fiscal year ending June 30, the executive officer of the agency said today....
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City of Page Fire Department   
January 12, 2015
- EMS1 - The City of Page Fire Department is currently hiring for Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic. All testing through National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by January 31, 2015. Department Overview: The City of...
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Firefighter/EMT or Paramedic Job - City of Page Fire Department - Page, Arizona   
January 12, 2015
- FireRescue1 - The City of Page Fire Department is currently hiring for Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic. All testing through National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by January 31, 2015. Department Overview: The...
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Another View -- Andres Martinez: How our imperial tax code encourages inversions   
January 12, 2015
- NewHampshire.com - THE OBAMA administration is not living up to its promise to move the country away from an arrogant, unilateral approach to the world. No, I am not talking here about national security or counter-terrorism...
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Louise Palanker: I Have No Friends, Victim of Bullying, Pressured to Send Naked Pictures   
January 12, 2015
- Noozhawk - I have no friends. I used to be close to my family but they choose not to spend time with me now. I only hang out with my so called âboyfriend.â But when his college friends are in town he's always with...
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JPMorgan to pay $500 million in Bear Stearns mortgage settlement: source   
January 12, 2015
- Reuters - The lead plaintiffs are the îPublic Employees' Retirement System of Mississippiî and the New Jersey Carpenters Health Fund. Both sides plan by Feb. 2 to seek preliminary approval of the settlement from U.S....
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Meet Dan Schwartz, candidate for Nevada State Treasurer   
January 11, 2015
- carsonvalleytimes.com - Basketball: Douglas boys at San Diego Holiday Tournament, TBA; Sierra Lutheran boys at State Farm Invitational, TBA (JV boys, JV girls, TBA). TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30 Storytime: The Douglas County Public...
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Top 2014 RGJ editorials: school board, Tesla, PERS   
January 11, 2015
- Reno Gazette-Journal - It would be worth every penny.â 3. Itâs time for PERS to comply with court (April 20): âThere is no question any longer that the îNevada Public Employees Retirement Systemî's...
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Government Employees Retiring Later   
January 11, 2015
- Las Vegas CBS - îLAS VEGASî (AP) â Nevadaâs state and local government employees are retiring at a much later age than they were a decade ago. The actuary for the îNevada Public Employeesâ...
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JPMorgan to pay $500M to end mortgage-bond suit   
January 11, 2015
- Crain's New York Business - The pension funds, led by the îPublic Employees' Retirement System of Mississippiî and the New Jersey Carpenters Health Fund, sued in September 2008 in Manhattan federal court over the...
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New Nashville courthouse a top priority   
January 11, 2015
- WLOX 13 - Nashville is one step closer to getting a new federal courthouse. The city has been trying to get a new courthouse for more than two decades. In fact, Nashville has already pumped money into securing the land and...
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J.P. Morgan to Pay $500 Million to Settle Lawsuit -- Update   
January 11, 2015
- news.morningstar.com - Among the lead plaintiffs in the case were the New Jersey Carpenters Health Fund and the îPublic Employees' Retirement System of Mississippiî. Investors in the complaint alleged that Bear...
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Plainville woman, Shannon man arrested on meth charges following traffic stop   
January 11, 2015
- Fish Wrap - A man and woman remained in jail Friday after they were each charged with felony possession of methamphetamine following a traffic stop, according to Floyd County Jail reports. According to the reports: Cindy Leigh...
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Man who helped subdue gunman among Carnegie Heroes   
January 11, 2015
- The News & Advance - PITTSBURGH (AP) â The parks director of a Pennsylvania township who helped subdue a gunman charged with killing three people at a municipal meeting last year is among 19 people being honored with...
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THE ECONOMY IS NOT RECOVERING - GET PREPARED   
January 11, 2015
- News With Views - To look at data being released by the Lying Machine out in Washington, DC., specifically minions who work for the criminal impostor in the Red House (formerly known as the White House), one would think happy...
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Wall Street Analysts Value Good ESG With or Without the Label -- Or Do They'   
January 11, 2015
- Forbes - One example of this involves fund manager Cerberus Capital Management L.P., which was scrutinized by the California State Teachers Retirement System (îCalSTRSî) for owning a gun manufacturer, Freedom Group....
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DuPont Fight About More Than Just Returns   
January 11, 2015
- Wall Street Journal - Trian has been working with one DuPont shareholder, California State Teachersâ Retirement System, or îCalstrsî, which also wants change at the chemicals maker. âTrian has given DuPont...
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Movers & shakers: January 12   
January 11, 2015
- Financial Times - c Ed Robertiello, the former head of hedge funds for îCalpersî has reappeared at Chatham Asset Management, a $1.7bn New Jersey based hedge fund manager as director of strategic development. c BlueBay...
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The Surprising Ways Bankrupt Cities Make Money   
January 11, 2015
- The Atlantic - The mid-sized city of about 219,000 had, like other Californian municipalities, a history of incredibly strong labor unions and contractual obligations to the stateâs health and retirement management agency...
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WUSD: $200k in possible cuts for '15/16   
January 11, 2015
- The Willits News - Rises in the California Public Employees Retirement System (îCalPERSî) will also cost the district a projected $85,000 over the next two years, she said. A 2.5 percent increase to the Classified...
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California pensions should divest coal assets: state senate leader   
January 11, 2015
- investing.com - (Reuters) - California pension plans would divest all assets related to the coal industry under a measure the leader of the state senate said he will propose to reduce support for an industry that critics blame...
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CT pension fund demands diversity on energy drink board   
January 10, 2015
- Hartford Business - Together, CRPTF, the îNew York State Common Retirement Fundî, the Philadelphia Public Employees Retirement System and Calvert Investments hold $57 million worth of Monster stock. Of that amount,...
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NORTH TAHOE PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT   
January 10, 2015
- apps.nevadaappeal.com - Starts at $150,000 commensurate with experience/ability. Outstanding benefits package including îCalpersî. Go to ntpud.org/jobs for more info or call HR at 530-553-5413 > 2553
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Mobile ready for 7th MoonPie drop   
January 10, 2015
- FOX Carolina - MOBILE, AL (RNN) â The moon may shine over Miami, and the ball may drop in New York, but for the seventh consecutive year, the MoonPie will slide down the side of the RSA Trustmark Building in Mobile. The...
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George Dahduh of Madison named deputy chief investment officer for PERS   
January 10, 2015
- MC Herald - George Dahduh, of Madison, has been named deputy chief investment officer for the îPublic Employeesâ Retirement System of Mississippiî (PERS). With a bachelorâs in business administration from...
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Public employees will see boost in retirement withholding   
January 10, 2015
- Lewiston Tribune Online - BOISE - State and local government employees will have to pay a little more to keep their retirement accounts healthy this year, as will their employers. Don Drum, executive director of the Public...
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Illinois asks state's top court to revive pension overhaul   
January 10, 2015
- NewsTalk 610 KDAL AM - (Reuters) - Illinois, which is struggling to bolster a shaky public pension system weighed down by a $104.6 billion shortfall, has asked the state's highest court to reverse a lower court ruling that...
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NORTH TAHOE PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT   
January 10, 2015
- apps.nevadaappeal.com - Starts at $150,000 commensurate with experience/ability. Outstanding benefits package including îCalpersî. Go to ntpud.org/jobs for more info or call HR at 530-553-5413 > 1862
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Software Professional Services [TendersInfo (India)]   
January 10, 2015
- Sip Trunking Report - (TendersInfo (India) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Tenders are invited for Software Professional Services Major organization : îARIZONA STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMî Address : 3300 N CENTRAL AVE...
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CT pension fund demands diversity on energy drink board   
January 10, 2015
- Hartford Business - Together, CRPTF, the îNew York State Common Retirement Fundî, the Philadelphia Public Employees Retirement System and Calvert Investments hold $57 million worth of Monster stock. Of that amount,...
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Topic matches for "city of banning"   
January 10, 2015
- Record Gazette - The allegations surfaced in April when an anonymous three-page letter was sent to the city attorneyâs office, addressed to the mayor, as well as to the district attorney, îCalPERSî, and the...
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Lake County BOS approve reclassification of welfare fraud investigators   
January 10, 2015
- Lake County Record Bee - Both associations supported the change. The movement of the classifications took longer than expected because of required adjustments to the LCDSA of California Public Employees' Retirement System...
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Putin foe Navalny defies house arrest by going to buy milk   
January 10, 2015
- The News & Advance - îVirginia Retirement Systemî director to resign, take new job RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The director of the îVirginia Retirement Systemî plans to resign next month and take a job in...
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Dutch pension PFZW drops hedge funds   
January 10, 2015
- Opalesque Hedge Fund News - That assessment seems similar to the math îCalPERsî did on its decision to divest from hedge funds. As Opalesque reported in September, another Dutch pension â PMT a â¬55bn...
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Bondholder Sues Bankrupt San Bernardino for Not Whacking Pensioners   
January 10, 2015
- AllGov - The city of San Bernardino, in Chapter 9 bankruptcy since August 2013, announced two months ago it would honor its pension commitments and pay back the California Public Employeesâ Retirement System...
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Back in business, Rumford Charter Commission schedules meetings   
January 09, 2015
- Sun-Journal - RUMFORD â With a newly granted three-month extension, members of the Charter Commission met this week and agreed to meet every Tuesday starting Dec. 30 to finish their work. The meetings, which start at 6 p.m....
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RGJ files new petition for PERS information   
January 09, 2015
- Reno Gazette-Journal - Although the îNevada Public Employeesâ Retirement Systemî has said it plans to release some member information possibly this week, the Reno Gazette-Journal continues to seek all of the...
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Forest City announces three additional project investments from its $400 million residential development fund   
January 09, 2015
- MLive - as part of its $400 million residential real estate development fund with the îArizona State Retirement Systemî (ASRS). All three of the closings were completed before yearend 2014. "These closings reflect our...
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RSA cracking down   
January 09, 2015
- Decatur Daily - MONTGOMERY â îThe Retirement Systems of Alabamaî is trying to crack down on what it views as questionable contracts between former state employees and public agencies. In some cases, the...
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Africa Prosperity Fund: Call for bids   
January 09, 2015
- AD HOC News - as part of its $400 million residential real estate development fund with the îArizona State Retirement Systemî (ASRS). "These closings reflect our continued strong partnership with ASRS, and the...
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Limited Perspectives: Iowa Pension System Taps Brakes on Private Equity   
January 09, 2015
- pevc.dowjones.com - (c) 2015 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. The îIowa Public Employees' Retirement Systemî has reduced the amount it plans to commit to private equity this year to $700 million, from the $800 million it...
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EXECUTIVE SECRETARY The Truckee Donner   
January 09, 2015
- apps.nevadaappeal.com - Salary Range is $5,365-6,521 / month. Excellent benefits package includes îCalPERSî retirement and paid family health insurance. Please submit a cover letter, resume and District application to...
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METER READER / CUSTOMER SERVICE   
January 09, 2015
- apps.nevadaappeal.com - Full job description and District application available at www.tdpud.org. Wage is $24.23-29.46 per hour. Excellent benefits package includes îCalPERSî retirement and paid family health...
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Topic matches for "city of banning"   
January 09, 2015
- Record Gazette - The allegations surfaced in April when an anonymous three-page letter was sent to the city attorneyâs office, addressed to the mayor, as well as to the district attorney, îCalPERSî, and the...
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Missing hiker not first to disappear inside Olympic National Park   
January 09, 2015
- Peninsula Daily News - It seems like every decade or so, somebody disappears in Olympic National Park. This decade, it's Bryan Lee Johnston, who vanished last month reportedly while hiking in the Ozette area of the park. More...
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Topic matches for atmospheric sciences   
January 09, 2015
- Norman Transcript - "Major corporations believe it." A few huge institutional funds ' including the California Public Employees Retirement System, or îCalPERSî ' are prodding executives to do far more to address the...
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Elmo and Cookie Monster visit Children's Hospital   
January 09, 2015
- MS News Now - Elmo and Cookie Monster from Sesame Street Live dropped by Children's Hospital of Georgia Tuesday. Alicia Smith and her four-year-old son Reese were excited to meet the characters in person. "Reese was born with...
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State systems paid firms $31M in commissions   
January 09, 2015
- The Business Journal - and the $14 billion îEmployees Retirement System of Georgiaî (ERSGA). Locally based SunTrust Robinson Humphrey was paid $1.35 million in 2003, up from $1.26 million in 2002. Wachovia Securities...
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Political Scene: The words most frequently used by R.I. Congressional delegation   
January 09, 2015
- The Providence Journal - Itâs no secret that politicians often use and reuse the same phrases. Now, the open-government advocacy group known as the Sunlight Foundation says it is tracking the pet words and phrases used by...
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