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LETTER: All public pension contributions come from taxpayers

Updated January 18, 2023 - 4:25 pm

In response to Gary Mahoney’s Monday letter on state government pensions (“Sour grapes”), in which he says public employees contribute to the retirement fund: Where does he think the employees get the money to contribute to the fund? All their funds are provided by taxes on citizens. The system should be converted to a 401(k)-type plan, and lawmakers must quit promising unrealistic benefits.

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