Colorado in focus: Remember the faithless electors? Colorado secretary of state wants to bolster rules banning them
Watchdog News | June 15, 2017
Denver Post: Remember the faithless electors? Colorado secretary of state wants to bolster rules banning them Nearly six months after the Colorado statehouse became the unlikely stage for a dramatic attempt to deny Donald Trump the presidency, Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams is looking to prevent a repeat performance of last year’s Electoral College […]
Colorado pension system faces risky future despite past fixes
Michael Carroll | June 15, 2017
Incremental fixes, tinkering and benefit adjustments over the past decade have failed to keep Colorado’s public-employee pension system within a reasonable fiscal comfort zone, say critics of the system. The state’s Public Employee Retirement Association (PERA) completed a month-long “listening tour” of the state last week, giving PERA officials a chance to hear from stakeholders […]
Florida in focus: Florida Gov. Rick Scott approves pay raises for state workers
Watchdog News | June 15, 2017
Palm Beach Post: Florida governor approves pay raises for state workers Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation Wednesday providing across-the-board pay raises to state employees for the first time since 2013, but remained mum on whether he would also approve a wide-ranging and controversial education bill. In a ceremony for veterans at the Department of […]