Pension Reform

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick (credit: AP)

Gov. Patrick Signs Pension Reform Bill

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed into law an overhaul of the pension system for public employees.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/19/2011

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Senate Approves Shakeup Of Mass. Pension System

The Massachusetts Senate has approved an overhaul the state’s pension system.



Curious About Pension Changes

The Governor has spoken about state retirement changes. I’m curious about this. Can he unilaterally make these changes, or is some kind of vote from Beacon Hill required? I’m guessing that it will never pass a vote if Senators and Reps are involved in that many of them are long time double and even tripple dippers. – Bruce, W. Yarmouth