It’s About Florida: Pensions

Aug 10, 2012

Florida lawmakers have been whittling away at public employee pensions over the past few years but some say enough is enough. Employees are now required to contribute 3-percent to their pensions and a challenge to that is now before the Florida Supreme Court. State lawmakers also passed a new law that forces thousands of employees in a certain 401-K type plan to contribute even more towards their pensions. A panel experts discuss what the changes will mean moving forward.

Host: Trimmel Gomes
Guests: : Bob Sanchez, policy director of the James Madison Institute
Doug Martin, Spokesman for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees of Florida