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Karyn Polito on Social Security

Eleventh Worcester Republican (MA State Rep)

 


No pensions for politicians; retirement reform for others

It's no secret our pension system in its current form is unsustainable. The Commonwealth pays out more than it takes in just like social security. The continuing loss of funds costs taxpayers, over $1.4 billion each year. By ignoring the root of the problem (i.e. the conflicts and abuse of the decision makers and the system) we risk having to send IOUs to police officers, firefighters and teachers when they retire. Meaningful, systemic reform of our pension system can only begin by taking state elected officials out of the system. I say "No Pensions for Politicians."
Source: 2014 Mass. campaign website, KarynPolitoForTreasurer.com , Nov 1, 2010

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