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Saving America's Pension Plans Is A Rare Chance for Bipartisan Accomplishment

Date Published: 
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Recent studies have made news highlighting how few Americans have adequate retirement savings or pensions. But there's an additional problem bedeviling retirement: even those who have good pensions could lose them. Scores of financially troubled pension plans are at risk of collapse, which could lead to substantial benefit cuts for up to 1.5 million Americans. The House is voting today on a bill that would shore up these shaky plans and save the pensions.