TITLE

Plans Afoot, to Keep a Healthy System on Track

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/30/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32350, Special section p43
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an overview of the fiscal condition of Iowa. A proposal has been made to increase employee and state pension payments starting fiscal 2008 to the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System. Under the legislative proposal, employers would continue to cover 60 percent of contributions and employees 40 percent. Meanwhile, Iowa ranks 48th among its counterparts on net tax-supported debt on a per-capita basis, according to Moody's Investors Service.
ACCESSION #
20409229

 

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