- Va. developer, state board member sued by US Updated: Mar-08-14 11:40 am
- Dutch national sentenced for benefits fraud Updated: Mar-07-14 9:16 pm
- Governor signs judicial-retirement overhaul Updated: Mar-07-14 6:28 pm
- Boeing freezing nonunion workers' pensions in 2016 Updated: Mar-06-14 6:32 pm
- Retired Pa. postal worker sues to get work records Updated: Mar-04-14 11:57 am
- Pa. watchdog sounds alarm over municipal pensions Updated: Feb-26-14 2:37 pm
- Christie pushes pension changes at town hall Updated: Feb-26-14 12:59 pm
- Senators weighing changes to SC investment board Updated: Feb-25-14 8:17 pm
- AP Exclusive: Health law cybersecurity challenges Updated: Feb-25-14 4:47 pm
- Kansas lawmakers staying course on public pensions Updated: Feb-24-14 11:32 pm
- Correction: Public Pensions Boards story Updated: Feb-24-14 6:54 pm
- Moody's praises RI pension deal Updated: Feb-24-14 2:13 pm
- Fla. Legislative session to be a mix of priorities Updated: Feb-22-14 11:11 am
- Detroit draws first map to get out of bankruptcy Updated: Feb-21-14 6:38 pm
- Debts, deficits - once a focus - fade from agenda Updated: Feb-21-14 2:51 pm
- Cost of Arizona pensions ruling estimated at $375M Updated: Feb-21-14 10:52 am
- Solid returns strengthen Ohio public pension funds Updated: Feb-21-14 9:34 am
- Heber Springs mayor enters Arkansas US House race Updated: Feb-20-14 7:18 pm
- Portugal counts days to end of bailout program Updated: Feb-20-14 4:58 am
- Move to 401(k)-style retirement clears Okla Senate Updated: Feb-19-14 6:12 pm
- Lafayette council approves cost-of-living increase Updated: Feb-19-14 9:15 am
- Guatemalan in Maine pleads guilty to some charges Updated: Feb-19-14 7:20 am
- NM Legislature OKs judicial retirement changes Updated: Feb-19-14 5:07 am
- California pension board hikes contributions Updated: Feb-18-14 10:47 pm
- Kansas public retirees rally for pensions boost Updated: Feb-18-14 9:35 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - A Radford real estate developer who is also a member of a state board has been accused by the U.S. Labor Department of diverting funds from his company's pension plan.
BALTIMORE - A Dutch national and registered sex offender who has lived in the U.S. illegally for more than 40 years and fraudulently obtained social security benefits has been sentenced.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Gov. Susana Martinez signed legislation Friday to shore up the long-term finances of pension plans for judges and magistrates.
SEATTLE - Boeing Co. said Thursday it is freezing the traditional defined-benefit pensions for 68,000 nonunion employees - including managers and executives - starting in 2016.
PITTSBURGH - A retired postal clerk has sued the U.S. Office of Personnel Management for a copy of his work records as part of a fight over whether he's been paid too much in pension benefits and owes the government a refund.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Rising pension costs for local government workers could push municipalities into bankruptcy and spur tax increases if policymakers do not make changes, Pennsylvania's auditor general warned Wednesday.
LONG HILL, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he would take "more extreme measures" to contain escalating public worker retirement costs if Democrats who control the Legislature refuse to negotiate additional pension changes.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The chief operating officer of the agency that invests South Carolina's pension portfolio asked legislators Tuesday to somehow end hostilities between the agency and state Treasurer Curtis Loftis that are harming the fund.
WASHINGTON - As the Obama administration raced to meet its self-imposed deadline for online health insurance markets, security experts working for the government worried that state computer systems could become a back door for hackers.
TOPEKA, Kansas - A proposal to start a new 401(k)-style pension plan for new Kansas teachers and government workers and a competing plan to boost the benefits of public retirees failed Monday to clear a committee in the state House.
SACRAMENTO, California - Correction: Public Pensions Boards story
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - An influential rating agency is praising a proposed settlement in the legal challenge to Rhode Island's landmark pension overhaul.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Tax cuts, stiffer sex offender laws, expanding school vouchers and, as always, the state budget will be among the issues Florida legislators will consider over their annual 60-day session that begins shortly.
DETROIT - Detroit presented its first full road map for leaving bankruptcy Friday, outlining an elaborate plan to restructure $18 billion in debt, demolish thousands of blighted homes and invest in the broken-down infrastructure that has made the city a symbol of urban decay.
WASHINGTON - Just four years ago, deficits and debt were an explosive political combination, propelling Republicans to control of the House and fueling the budget fights that would ensue over the next three years.
PHOENIX - A state official estimates that a court ruling on retirement benefits increases for judges and other elected officials will cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A big year for investment returns has provided a strong boost for Ohio's public pension funds serving roughly 1.7 million people.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The mayor of Heber Springs said Thursday he will challenge a Republican congressman in the November election, saying he would work to address what he perceives as a lack of bipartisanship in Washington.
LISBON, Portugal - The Portuguese are less than three months away from their big day - May 17 - when they expect to get financial sovereignty back after three years of being told what to do by foreign bailout creditors.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Newly hired state workers would be shifted from a traditional pension to a 401(k)-style retirement plan under a bill that has been given final approval in the Oklahoma Senate.
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The Lafayette City-Parish Council has approved a 2 percent cost-of-living increase for certain retired city police officers and firefighters.
PORTLAND, Maine - A native of Guatemala charged with stealing the identity of a Texas man to obtain a Maine identification card, collect welfare benefits and get a job has pleaded guilty to some charges.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A proposal to improve the long-term finances of a pension system for judges has won final approval in the Legislature.
SACRAMENTO, California - California's government will increase the amount it contributes to state employees' pensions starting this summer, and cities and other government agencies will follow suit in two years, to help cover the cost of benefits for retirees who are living longer.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Democratic lawmakers in Kansas have joined dozens of retired teachers and government employees in calling for a cost-of-living increase in their pensions.