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Insurers Could Benefit if the New UK Government Can Reform the Pensions System

By Robert O'Connor, Editor, A.M. Best Company Insurers involved in the U.K. pensions market are reacting with caution to the new U.K. government's call for a simpler, more stable pension system, as some believe constructive reform is easier to talk about than to implement. Paul Goodwin...

Insurers Could Benefit if the New UK Government Can Reform the Pensions System

By Robert O'Connor, Editor, A.M. Best Company Insurers involved in the U.K. pensions market are reacting with caution to the new U.K. government's call for a simpler, more stable pension system, as some believe constructive reform is easier to talk about than to implement. Paul Goodwin...

State Net Capitol Journal: Pension Reforms Gain Necessary Traction in States and Cities

The specter of unfunded pension liabilities is haunting U.S. state and local government. These liabilities were an underlying factor in recent municipal bankruptcies in California. They hover over Pennsylvania, which is pondering pension reform while trying to rescue distressed cities. Anxiety over pension...

State Net Capitol Journal: More Hot - And Reheated - Issues For States In 2013

Last week, SNCJ took a look at some of the most pressing issues facing states in 2013. Here are a few more, some of which are either ongoing considerations for state lawmakers or matters likely placed square on their radars by last month's elections. VOTER ID - According to the National Conference...

Governors Stray from Party Lines on Health Care and Pension Reform

by Lou Cannon Although politicians who challenge party orthodoxy are often putting their careers at risk, several Republican and Democratic governors are doing just that on health care and pension issues. During the protracted battle waged by Republicans against President Obama's health...

State Net Capitol Journal: Changes Challenge ACA Implementation

By Rich Ehisen Faced with growing complaints from employers over the complexity of implementing the Affordable Care Act by next January, the Obama administration on July 2 announced it would postpone for one year enforcement of a provision of the law that requires large employers, those with 50 or...

State Net Capitol Journal: Changes Challenge ACA Implementation

By Rich Ehisen Faced with growing complaints from employers over the complexity of implementing the Affordable Care Act by next January, the Obama administration on July 2 announced it would postpone for one year enforcement of a provision of the law that requires large employers, those with 50 or...

Public Unions Push Back on Pension Reforms: What Will Courts Say

by Lou Cannon Public employee unions and their allies are flexing their muscle in California, where a sweeping pension reform initiative that once seemed destined for the November ballot will instead take a legal detour that will delay it. San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, the initiative's author, said...

State Net Capitol Journal Spotlight: Issues Old And New Catch Fire In States

By Korey Clark Last week, we took a mid-year look at several of the issues we predicted last December would see a lot of action in statehouses this year. Here are a few more of those issues, as well as a couple of others that have heated up as the year has progressed. DIGITAL REVOLUTION/SHARING ECONOMY...