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PRC letter in support of the Pension Accountability Act (October 22, 2015)

Thursday, October 22, 2015

The Pension Rights Center sent a letter to U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio), expressing its support for Senator Portman's Pension Accountability Act (S. 2147). Read the letter here [PDF]. 


  • PRC's summary of the Pension Accountability Act
  • An op-ed by Sen. Portman about the Pension Accountability Act in the Plain Dealer (October 9, 2015)
  • PRC's fact sheet on the benefit-cut provisions of the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (MPRA)
  • PRC's fact sheet on multiemployer pension plan funding
  • PRC's comments to Treasury on regulations for implementing benefits cuts under MPRA (August 18, 2015)
  • Karen Ferguson’s testimony to Treasury on benefit-cut regulations (September 10, 2015)
  • PRC's resource page on the Central States Pension Fund's application to cut retiree pensions (November 2, 2015)
  • PRC's press release denouncing the Central States Pension Fund's plan to cut retiree pensions (October 8, 2015)
  • PRC blog entry on the Central States pension cuts (October 6, 2015)
  • PRC's story bank of statements from people who are worried about cuts to their pensions
  • PRC's summary of the Keep Our Pension Promises Act of 2015 (KOPPA)
  • PRC's fact sheet on how KOPPA would help the Central States plan
  • PRC's fact sheet on the tax loopholes that would be closed by KOPPA to help pay for the bill
  • An op-ed by Rep. Marcy Kaptur and James P. Hoffa, Jr. about KOPPA in the Plain Dealer (October 4, 2015)