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
State audit details improper payments to Butler County Sheriff's employees   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS)
Source: The Courier - Auditors also turned up several instances where contributions to the Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System were made to reserve officers in violation of state law. The state launched the ...
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Virginia allocates $2.2 billion, terminates two managers   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Virginia Retirement System
Source: Pensions&Investments - Virginia Retirement System, Richmond, committed or invested a total of $2.2 billion in private equity, emerging market public equity, real assets and fixed income. It also terminated two managers in public equity and credit...
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UPDATE: Butler County Sheriff says payroll errors found in audit weren't intentional   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS)
Source: The Courier - Auditors also turned up several instances where contributions to the Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System were made to reserve officers in violation of state law. Butler County Sheriff Jason ...
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Wash. Teachers Win Cert. In Retirement Savings Interest Suit   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Washington State Department of Retirement Systems
Source: Law360 - U.S. District Judge Benjamin H. Settle said Thursday that the teachers deserved certification in their suit accusing the director of the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems of violating their constitutional rights...
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Summary of Benefits for Benefits Eligible Employees   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)
Source: Kansas State University - The waiting period may be waived if specific criteria are met within 90 days of hire. Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS) covers university support staff. Depending on hire date, employees will be a member of KPERS...
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Benefits Information for New Hires   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)
Source: Kansas State University - All University Support Staff who are hired into a benefit eligible position (regular position requiring 1,000 hours or more per year) will immediately begin participation in the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)....
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Texas Muni pension fund commits $200 million to real estate funds   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS)
Source: Pensions&Investments - Texas Municipal Retirement System, Austin, committed a total of $200 million to four real estate investment funds, confirmed Bill Wallace, spokesman for the $19.5 billion retirement system. The Walton commitment is an add-on to...
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Pension solutions: reforming retirement age   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : State Employee’s Retirement System of Illinois (SERS)
Source: Illinois Policy - Illinois’ $100 billion pension crisis is the worst in the nation. The Illinois General Assembly’s failed attempts to solve the pension crisis in the past have only perpetuated Illinois’ problem. Politicians have...
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SWFI – Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : State Employee’s Retirement System of Illinois (SERS)
Source: Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute - Get access to deals, key executives, mandates, asset allocation data, news, and profiles with unlimited licenses for your organization. Interested in events - learn more about the SWFI Membership.
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Here's what you probably don't know about Illinois pensions   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : State Employee’s Retirement System of Illinois (SERS)
Source: Crain's Chicago Business - Illinois' budget mess is the stepchild of Illinois' pension mess, and for that perhaps nothing incites more steam-coming-out-of-the-ears fury from critics than the volume of six figure annual retirement payouts—topped by...
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