Education Minnesota applauds Senate passage of pension bill
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ST. PAUL, Minnesota. March 26, 2018 – The following is a statement from Education Minnesota President Denise Specht on the Minnesota Senate's unanimous approval Monday of a bill that adjusts public employee pension plans.
"Thousands of public employees in Minnesota work hard year after year to earn a reliable, sustainable pension. This bill ensures current and future generations will have a secure retirement.
"I want to thank Sen. Julie Rosen, Rep. Tim O'Driscoll, Sen. Sandy Pappas and Gov. Mark Dayton for their leadership on this important issue, and I look forward to watching this bill progress quickly through the House."
About Education Minnesota
Education Minnesota is the voice for professional educators and students. Education Minnesota’s members include teachers and education support professionals in Minnesota’s public school districts, faculty members at Minnesota’s community and technical colleges and University of Minnesota campuses in Duluth and Crookston, retired educators and student teachers. Education Minnesota is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers, National Education Association and AFL-CIO.