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A pension and a tax-funded salary? No more.

Retirement should mean retirement. Let's end double dipping

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Lawmakers approved some pension reforms, but there's more work to be done. Too often, some public workers -- like fire and police chiefs -- retire, start collecting a pension, and then are rehired with a new title but essentially the same job. Or they get a pension and go work a full-time taxpayer-funded job in another town. Retirement should not mean two full incomes on taxpayers' dimes! If you agree, tell our politicians to support House Bill 1334. After the first $2,000, the bill would offset or suspend pension income by the amount of someone's full-time public compensation if they are working. Retirement should mean retirement. Let's put an end to top administrators who get top pensions and keep working at six-figure public jobs.

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