Politics Dec 11

Multiemployer pensions could face cuts

WASHINGTON — Retirees covered by financially troubled multiemployer pensions could soon see their benefits cut under a congressional spending deal to keep the government running.

Episode Feb 08

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Saturday, February 8, 2014

On this edition, a rare alliance brings major drug companies together to fight serious diseases like diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis. Later, in our signature segment, a financially strapped city struggles to fulfill its obligations to retired public employees. And, a…

Dec 01

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Illinois pensions in peril

Associated Press reporter Sarah Burnett talks to Hari Sreenivasan about new legislation concerning the state’s pension system and about how it may affect retirees, labor unions and taxpayers in that state and in others.

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