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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 for subscribers (which are permanently maintained).


United States Pension Funds News
CalPERS says call for probe into China holdings unwarranted   
February 14, 2020 Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: Pensions&Investments - CalPERS investment in Chinese stocks has decreased in recent years, said Marcie Frost, CEO of the $401.7 billion pension fund, in response to a federal lawmaker's request that California's governor investigate CalPERS' CIO for...
Fee cuts make 529 plans even better deal   
February 14, 2020 Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: Tribune Content Agency on - Virginia's 529 plan, which is the nation's largest, slashed its administrative fees by 10% at the beginning of this year. They're not alone: 529 plans in Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, Connecticut, and New Jersey have eliminated or...
New York Takes Next Historic Step Away From Private Prisons   
February 14, 2020 Associated Profiles : New York City Comptroller’s Office: Bureau of Asset Management
Source: Forbes - Senator Benjamin’s bill — to stop banks charted in NY from financing private prisons and detention centers — passed in the NYS Senate today, signaling momentum in a state that has already banned private prisons.
CalPERS CIO under fire over alleged ties with China   
February 14, 2020 Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: YAHOO! - Rep. Jim Banks, (R-Ind.), argue $3.1 billion from CalPERS, the largest state pension fund in the country, has been invested in many different blacklisted Chinese companies that make military equipment.
Natural Alternatives International Inc.   
February 13, 2020 Associated Profiles : Michigan Employees Retirement System (MERS)
Source: Barron's - Stocks: Real-time U.S. stock quotes reflect trades reported through Nasdaq only; comprehensive quotes and volume reflect trading in all markets and are delayed at least 15 minutes. International ...
Metro Council to consider ITEP request at today’s meeting   
February 13, 2020 Associated Profiles : Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (LASERS)
Source: Baton Rouge Business Report - The Teachers Retirement System of Louisiana and the Louisiana State Employees Retirement System have also filed a request for property in United Plaza to be incorporated into the city. The public hearings for the two requests are...
State Treasurer Lillard Hosts Financial Literacy Summit For Teachers In Johnson City   
February 13, 2020 Associated Profiles : Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS)
Source: - There will also be time at the summit for teachers to direct questions about their own retirement planning to representatives from the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System, which is also part ...
Pension Realities   
February 13, 2020 Associated Profiles : The Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA)
Source: Governing - This issue’s cover story, by Daniel C. Vock and Liz Farmer, is about David Bronner, head of the Retirement Systems of Alabama. Bronner, who has run the state’s pensions for more than four ...
After divorce, can I get my ex’s military benefits'   
February 13, 2020 Associated Profiles : New Jersey Division of Pensions and Benefits
Source: - When you divorce in New Jersey, equitable distribution rules take over ... She said the distribution of the military benefit must be explicitly addressed within a signed settlement agreement or court order. Military pensions and ...
Bellbrook councilman resigns due to ‘extremely discriminatory regulation,’ city says   
February 13, 2020 Associated Profiles : Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
Source: Dayton Daily News - Man dies after being severely injured by chainsaw while cutting wood Bellbrook City Manager Melissa Dodd said Taylor is currently receiving a disability pension through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System. Under Ohio law,...
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