cbs4 My 33 Header Logo

Pension

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Pension Bills Now Coming Together

Changes to retirement plans covering hundreds of thousands of public employees started coming together Thursday on both sides of the Capitol, raising the prospects of success on long-stymied issues.

04/10/2014

(Source: WillWeatherford.com)

Fla. Speaker Invokes Detroit To Ask For Further Pension Reform

Florida Speaker of the House Will Weatherford, along with other legislators, want to continue to change the state’s pension program. Speaker Weatherford on Tuesday went as far as asking voters to support the change to help Florida avoid bankruptcy.

CBS Miami–08/07/2013

Former Commissioner Diana Wasserman-Rubin pleaded guilty to unlawful compensation Monday. (CBS4)

Former Brwd. Commissioner Pleads Guilty

Former Broward County Commissioner Diana Wasserman-Rubin was in court Monday to plead guilty to misdemeanor charges, instead of felony charges. The more serious charges were dropped due to Wasserman-Rubin’s deteriorating health.

CBS Miami–04/22/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Fla. House Set To End Traditional State Pensions

Legislators in the Florida House are set to pass a bill to end traditional guaranteed pensions for future state and county employees along with teachers.

CBS Miami–03/22/2013

money

Panel To Consider Ending Fla. State Pension Plan

A House panel will begin consideration of a proposal that will change the state’s retirement system and end guaranteed pensions for new teachers and state and county employees.

CBS4–03/08/2013

Courtroom Generic Gavel

Fla. Supreme Court Upholds Forced Contribution To State Pension Plan

The Florida Supreme Court voted Thursday to uphold a law requiring public employees to contribute three percent of their income to the state’s pension plan.

CBS Miami–01/17/2013

MoneyGeneric

Florida Supreme Court Gets Pension Ruling

The battle over a requirement that members of the Florida state employees pension fund pay a 3 percent contribution is far from over. The Florida Supreme Court will consider the ruling by a circuit court judge invalidating the contribution, bypassing the court of appeals.

03/16/2012

Courtroom Generic Gavel

Republicans Still Unhappy With Pension Ruling

Gov. Rick Scott and Republicans in the Legislature are still unhappy with a judge’s decision to strike down last year’s pension overhaul, with the Senate budget chief declining to rule out defying a court order to repay state employees.

CBS4–03/07/2012

Courtroom Generic Gavel

Judge Strikes Down 3% Pension Requirement For State Workers

A state judge has struck down a new law that required public employees to contribute 3-percent of their income to their retirement pensions.

CBS4–03/06/2012

(Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Florida’s Top Stories Of The Year

There was Rick Scott who took over the Florida Governor’s office, the end of the space shuttle program and of course, the Gulf oil spill. Which story do you think made the number one spot as Florida’s top story of the year?

CBS4–12/29/2011

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,475 other followers