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Pensions board in Pennsylvania votes to raise rates for 94K school employees

If the increases take effect, contribution rates would rise starting next July 1 for about 94,000 public school employees, all hired in 2011 or after.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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Updated: April 8, 2021 | 5:00 am

Pennsylvania pension board hires law firm for federal probe

The system has not publicly disclosed how broad the federal investigation is and what it involves.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: March 29, 2021 | 5:09 pm

Pennsylvania pension system investigating calculation error

The board of Pennsylvania’s largest public pension system, the Public School Employees’ Retirement System, said it is investigating a consultant’s calculation about the fund’s investment performance last year that is apparently wrong.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

How some Pa. lawmakers score a ‘golden parachute’ to pad their pensions

Ex-state legislators are frequently on the shortlist to join Pennsylvania’s Gaming Control Board, which boasts an annual salary of $145,000.
By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA

13 prison employees suspended in Pennsylvania inmate death

A Corrrections spokeswoman says the suspension of employees over an inmate death is uncommon.
By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Dean bill aims to curb aggressive debt collection tactics targeting military service members

Congresswoman Madeleine Dean said these bills aim to protect people who have served their country.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY