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INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate honored state Sen. Sue Landske, R-Cedar Lake, and four other senators Tuesday who aren't seeking re-election and will end their combined 155 years of Senate service later this week.
INDIANAPOLIS | A House-approved measure halting the privatization of a state annuity program for retired government employees, including teachers, cleared a Senate committee Wednesday 9-0 and advances to the full Senate.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers took a first step Tuesday toward halting a plan to privatize the supplemental annuity payment available to retired state and local government employees, including teachers.
SPRINGFIELD | The amount Illinois must pay to keep pace with its pension systems should grow less than 2 percent next year but still total nearly $7 billion, according to a report released Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | State pension officials have rejected a legislative recommendation that they reconsider privatizing retirement annuity payments for state and local government employees, including teachers.
INDIANAPOLIS | A legislative panel recommended Monday that state pension officials halt their plan to privatize annuity payments for retired state and local government employees.
INDIANAPOLIS | A plan to privatize a portion of state and local government employee retirement benefits got a skeptical second look Monday by the General Assembly's Pension Management Oversight Committee.
As more Baby Boomers head into retirement, cities that attract retirees could be opportune spots for real estate investors, according to a recent report from RealtyTrac, real estate data source.
The Lake County Solid Waste Management District needs to apply the "reduce, reuse, recycle" mantra to household waste, not bad ideas.
PORTAGE | The buyouts of seven city employees last year has netted the city savings.
SPRINGFIELD | A tsunami of retirements by state government workers appears to have crested.
The Rev. Pat Gaza, pastor of both SS. Monica and Luke and St. Mark Catholic churches in the Diocese of Gary, will celebrate his final Mass at both parishes Sunday, marking his official retirement after 44 years in the priesthood.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers this summer will review possible expansion plans for the South Shore Line and consider changes to the membership of its operating board, under a measure signed into law last week by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
MERRILLVILLE | Town leaders recently bid farewell to an employee who worked for Merrillville nearly as long as it has been a town.
Richard E. McCall retired recently after 35 years with the Merrillville Public Works Department.
If you're like many Americans, you have concerns about funding your retirement.
Do you lay awake at night wondering if you'll have enough money to pay the bills, let alone retire?
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