USPPF-Edge News and Information Dashboard

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 for subscribers (which are permanently maintained).

 

United States Pension Funds News
‘Silver Tsunami’ Makes State Rethink Applications and Tech   
(Wednesday - November 06, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: Governing - With 15,000 Connecticut state workers eligible for retirement in 2022, state departments are turning to online applications ... by creating work spaces that prioritize collaboration and shrinking some floor plans. At 450 Columbus...
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New Mexico PERA executive director exonerated by board   
(Wednesday - November 06, 2019) Associated Profiles : New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)
Source: Pensions&Investments - A motion to terminate New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association Executive Director Wayne Propst failed 8-4 at the same board meeting that a 2014 pay raise for Mr. Propst was ratified 7-5, said Susan Pittard, chief of...
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10 Least Tax-Friendly States for Retirees, 2019   
(Wednesday - November 06, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: YAHOO! - Distributions from private retirement plans (including IRAs and 401(k) plans ... gross income over $75,000 ($100,000 for joint filers), 25% of Social Security benefits taxed at the federal level are taxed by Connecticut. ...
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Report: Fossil Fuel Investments Cost California Pension Funds Money   
(Wednesday - November 06, 2019) Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Source: KPBS - An accounting firm’s review of the $239 billion fund found CalSTRS, California State Teachers' Retirement System, could have made $5.5 billion more between 2009 and 2019 without fossil fuel investments, according to the...
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Should California pension funds quit oil and gas' Report says they can earn more if they do   
(Wednesday - November 06, 2019) Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Source: Sacramento Bee on MSN.com - Fossil Free California, a group that has pressed CalSTRS and CalPERS to eliminate their fossil fuel holdings, plans to use the study results to ratchet up pressure on the funds to divest from oil and gas companies, starting with ...
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Corporate Boardroom Diversity: The Pressure’s On   
(Wednesday - November 06, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: Law - For example, BlackRock, State Street Global Advisors, New York State Common Retirement Fund, and Legal & General Investment Management have all indicated that they intend to vote against boards that have few or no female...
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Members of Arizona's pension fund to pay more   
(Tuesday - November 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
Source: The Arizona Republic - The Arizona State Retirement System, the state's largest public pension fund, has reduced its long-term outlook, citing modest expected long-term economic growth that makes big investment gains less likely. Pension funds face...
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Altas Partners raises $3bn for its second North America buyout fund   
(Tuesday - November 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (LASERS)
Source: Opalesque - Canadian private equity investment firm Altas Partners has amassed $3 billion for its second North America buyout fund, Altas Partners Holdings II. The vehicle was oversubscribed and closed at its hard cap, said the firm founded...
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7 honored with Excellence & Innovation Awards from P&I   
(Tuesday - November 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Missouri State Employees Retirement System
Source: Pensions&Investments - They visited 42 university campus locations and coordinated more than 80 retirement plan presentations. Cindy Rehmeier, manager of defined contribution plans, Missouri State Employees Retirement System, Jefferson City. By...
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Eying liquidity, New York pension fund looks to trim equities   
(Tuesday - November 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: Reuters - An asset allocation study that should be approved by the end of the year will likely call for a decrease of several percentage points in the New York State Common Retirement Fund’s allocations to equities, Anastasia...
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