Gov. Tom Corbett is using the resources of his office and his campaign to press for legislation to curb future public pension costs by paring back benefits.
The following KDKA editorial is discussing how many Pennsylvania townships, boroughs, and municipalities are at risk of bankruptcy.
Former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy and tax evasion charges.
It’s been a tough three years, Gov. Tom Corbett told legislators, but he’s putting Pennsylvania on the right track.
Jerry Sandusky appeared in court Tuesday during an ongoing battle about his pension being forfeited in the wake of a conviction for molesting young boys in 2012.
The issue is Jerry Sandusky’s monthly pension that added up to $4,600 per month and he received it starting in 1999 when he retired from Penn State.
The chairman of Pennsylvania’s $26.5 billion state employee pension system said Monday he is stepping down, partly because of state Treasurer Rob McCord’s criticism of the handling of allegations of possible misconduct against its chief investment officer.
Pittsburgh’s police pension fund says a former chief who pleaded guilty in a corruption case will lose a $63,000 pension.
It’s a tale of two cities — with two very different outcomes.
It took a marathon weekend session but — with just hours to spare — the General Assembly approved a new $28.4 billion dollar state budget.
City Controller Michael Lamb has issued his latest findings on the City of Pittsburgh’s financial status and it’s not all good news.
At the Allegheny County Jail, some retiring corrections officers have found a way to radically increase, or spike, their lifetime pension payout. Now State Rep. Matt Smith, D-Castle Shannon, wants to put a stop to it.
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Hope of resolving Pittsburgh’s pension crisis faded to anger and disappointment this week with Mayor Luke Ravenstahl calling City Council’s bailout plans seriously flawed and council members demanding he take […]
A bill has been introduced in Pittsburgh City Council that would authorize Mayor Luke Ravenstahl to negotiate a new deal to sell city parking assets in an effort to solve the city’s pension problem. Council […]