PERA-lous times for Colorado’s public pension plan

By | July 2nd, 2012

Almost all private corporations have moved away from defined-benefit plans to defined-contribution plans, realizing that they simply couldn’t meet the promises they had made without bankrupting their companies. The dynamics of public pensions are no different.

Hairshirt populism: Joe Miklosi’s state pay cut not a solo effort

By | June 26th, 2012

Colorado state Rep. Joe Miklosi (the Democratic candidate for Congress in CD6), repeatedly boasts of cutting his state pay by 2%. But the cut was temporary, and affected every state legislator.