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Pension Rights Center Applauds Senator Harkin for Bold Proposal to Solve Nation’s Retirement Crisis

07/27/2012

Today the Pension Rights Center applauded Senator Tom Harkin, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, for his new report, The Retirement Crisis and a Plan to Solve It.

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Organizations Urge Protections for Women in Lifetime Retirement Income Options

05/03/2012

Eight national women’s organizations and the Pension Rights Center submitted comments to the Department of the Treasury, generally supporting proposed IRS rules aimed at encouraging lifetime income options in retirement plans.

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Think Paperless is the Way to Go? When It Comes to Financial Disclosure, Not Always, Says Coalition

04/19/2012

A group of labor, women’s, minority, and consumer organizations, representing millions of Americans, sent a letter to the Department of Labor (DoL) today, strongly supporting the Department’s current rules regarding how participants receive critical

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Conference Proposes New Pension Options

02/22/2012

Forum Examines New Retirement Plans to Reduce Risk and Increase Retirement Income

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Pension Rights Center Applauds IRS for Opening “Church Plan” Rulings Process to Comments by Employees and Retirees

09/22/2011

The Internal Revenue Service has issued a long-awaited revenue procedure clarifying the process for retirement plans to apply for “church plan” status.

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Pension Rights Center to Lawmakers: "Changes to Retirement Plan Tax Breaks Should Address the Retirement Income Deficit, not the Budget Deficit"

09/15/2011

WASHINGTON - At a hearing held by the Senate Committee on Finance today, the Pension Rights Center called on lawmakers to re-examine the tax incentives associated with 401(k) plans and other retirement savings plans, so that those tax breaks work more efficiently a

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As Deficit Reduction Debate Rages, Groups Tell Congress to "Halt the Assault on Retirement Security"

07/12/2011

WASHINGTON – While Congress fights over how to cut the federal budget deficit, 28 national organizations sent a letter to key members of Congress today, warning that proposed cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and traditional pensions would harm the retirement security

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Supreme Court Decision in Amara v. CIGNA a Victory for Workers and Retirees

05/16/2011

WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center released the following statement from Karen Ferguson today in reaction to the U.S.

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Statement by Karen Friedman, Executive Vice President, on the Failed Deficit Commission Vote

12/03/2010

WASHINGTON – Following the failure of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform to get the votes necessary for its recommendations to be voted on by Congress, Karen Friedman, executive vice president of the Pension Rights Center, issued this statement:

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Groups Reveal U.S. Retirement Income Deficit at Launch of Campaign to Make Retirement Crisis a National Priority

09/15/2010

WASHINGTON – The magnitude of the nation’s retirement income crisis was revealed at a press conference in Washington, D.C., today, with the release of the Retirement Income Deficit – the gap between the pensions and retirement savings that Ame

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