Money buys time to solve department's budget problems.
Plan will cost taxpayers about $24 million over 20 years.
She protected the city's bond rating and brought Tucson through the recession.
“Just keep pavin’,” mayor tells city's transportation director.
Two public-safety pension funds could climb to $62 million next year.
Dispute with Rural/Metro is over employee benefits.
Herbert Oxnam will continue to get his $5,019 monthly retirement check.
Recent court ruling overturned a 2011 state law intended to keep costs down.
Someone once said, “You are entitled to your own set of opinions, but you are not entitled to your own set of facts.” In other words, once you have all the facts about a situation, you certainly can come to your own conclusions about how you view those circumstances. But you can’t skew the f…
A Tucson pension board decision likely means the city will pony up more for its nonpublic safety pension plan next year.
A judge on Friday denied a request by Tucson’s police union to order the city to continue counting unused sick days toward their pensions.
It’s still up in the air whether voters will decide the fate of the city’s pension system in November.
Tucsonans will decide this November if the city pension system gets overhauled or not.
Just because city employees can’t take a position on the pension initiative, doesn’t mean elected officials have to remain mute.
With Tucson police and fire pension costs expected to rise to $42 million, the City Council voted Tuesday to create a task force to look for ways cut the costs, including asking city retirees to die "As soon as possible."
With Tucson police and fire pension costs expected to jump 20 percent next year, to $42 million, the City Council voted Tuesday to create a task force to search for ways to scale back on the costs.
The question and answer series on Social Security that ran in the Arizona Daily Star at the beginning of 1940, continued with examples stating what men would receive as a monthly benefit when they retired.
The new "old-age pensions" were confusing enough that the Arizona Daily Star saw fit to run questions and answers for eight days. The pensions were first paid in January, 1940.
It was controversial then and it's controversial now. It's standard practice these days to ask those running for public office what they would do to "fix" Social Security.