WHO Newsradio 1040 | Group calls for pension reform in Iowa

TUA’s pension project on Iowa is featured in this story at WHO Newsradio 1040.

A non-partisan taxpayers rights organization is urging Iowa to reform its pension system for public employees.

Taxpayers United of America, based in Chicago, wants states to switch from a traditional pension system, to a contribution system, like a 401k, and require public employees to pay for health insurance.

They also want more pension transparancy, noting such information is kept private.

Through the Freedom of Information Act, the organization got payroll information and has projected “estimated” pensions. A “Who’s Who” list on their website, www.taxpayersunitedofamerica.org.

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