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Statement from the Pension Rights Center on the Death of Robert M. Ball

01/30/2008

WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center joins retirement security advocates throughout the country in mourning the death of Robert M. Ball, the nation’s foremost champion of Social Security, who died on January 29 at the age of 93. Bob Ball served on the Center’s Board for 20 years, from 1984 until 2004, when he moved to emeritus status.

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THE PENSION RIGHTS CENTER SPEAKS IN FAVOR OF THE RESTORING PENSION PROMISES TO WORKERS ACT OF 2007

06/28/2007

WASHINGTON – At a press conference on Capitol Hill today, Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) announced the introduction of the Restoring Pension Promises to Workers Act of 2007, legislation to protect America's pensions. Karen Friedman, policy director for the Pension Rights Center, spoke at this press conference.

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MAJOR GRANT HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF RETIREMENT SECURITY

06/13/2007

The Atlantic Philanthropies Award Pension Rights Center $6 Million Grant

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GROUNDBREAKING PROPOSALS FOR INCREASING RETIREMENT SAVINGS RELEASED BY DIVERSE COALITION OF EXPERTS

05/11/2007

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2007 – The Conversation on Coverage, an unprecedented public policy initiative to expand pensions and retirement savings, released its final recommendations today at the National Press Club.  Covering the Uncovered: Final Report of the Conversation on Coverage offers i

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NEW "INTERNATIONAL PENSIONS" SECTION DEBUTS ON PENSION RIGHTS CENTER'S WEB SITE

02/12/2007

WASHINGTON – Recognizing that other countries face similar challenges as the United States in providing for their citizens' retirement, the Pension Rights Center has added a section on international pensions to its web site, www.pensionrights.org.  "International Pensions" highlights features of other nat

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PENSION COUNSELING PROJECTS REAUTHORIZED

10/18/2006

President Bush Signs Older Americans Act

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STATEMENT ON THE SIGNING OF THE PENSION PROTECTION ACT OF 2006

08/17/2006

WASHINGTON – President Bush signed H.R. 4, the Pension Protection Act of 2006, into law today.  The following is a statement from Karen Ferguson, director of the Pension Rights Center.

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PENSION BILL FALLS SHORT FOR WORKERS

08/02/2006

Pension Rights Center Urges Senate to Make Changes

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PENSION RIGHTS CENTER LAUNCHES USER-FRIENDLY WEB SITE

07/24/2006

WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center, the nation's only consumer organization dedicated solely to protecting and promoting the retirement security of American workers, retirees, and their families, has launched its newly designed web site, www.pensionrights.org.  The new site offers greatly expanded information on pension issues, while

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PENSION BILL CONFEREES WARNED THAT HOUSE PROVISIONS ON CASH BALANCE ISSUES DO NOT PROTECT OLDER WORKERS

07/12/2006

Worker/Retiree Rights Groups Urge Inclusion of Senate Provisions on Cash Balance

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