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Calling the current situation “financially unsustainable,” Minnesota cities will seek state assistance to cover the costs of the growing number of police officers retiring due to post-traumatic stress and seeking accident benefits. job. The League of Minnesota Cities plans to push again in the next legislative session for a bill that fully reimburse cities for …

A woman on a disability pension burst into tears in front of senators as she asked for enough money to eat. Ricki Spencer said she would end up with $ 20 or $ 30 “over a good fortnight” for food after rent, bills and medications were paid for with her pension. When the cost of …

A woman on a disability pension burst into tears in front of senators as she asked for enough money to eat. Ricki Spencer said he would have $ 20 or $ 30 “over a good fortnight” left over for food after rent, bills and medication would have been paid for with his pension. When the …

Most cities are members of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, which administers retirement benefits for some 2 million current and retired public employees. Bloomberg file Former California police officer fired after being accused of illegal sex with a minor is fighting CalPERS to keep his work disability pension. The California public employee pension system …

DSP requests have been rejected at much higher rates than other government payments in recent years, with 59% of requests denied in 2020-2021. The survey also heard concerns about applicants plunged into poverty with much lower payments with job search requirements, forced to drain their retirement pensions to survive financially, and that ministries do not …

Ben Gauntlett told the Senate inquiry into the object, intent and adequacy of the DSP on Monday that there was a need to “actively consider” whether the eligibility requirements and payment amount were “suitable for the goal”. Over the past few months, the Inquiry has heard a series of long-standing concerns about payment administration, and …