Pension Reform – A Necessity for Florida

 Pension reform has been one of the most heavily debated issues this year.  Governor Scott unveiled an aggressive reform proposal after taking office, but the House and Senate had a lukewarm response.  Both chambers have moved their own proposals through the process but with a number of differences between them.  Just last week the Senate further amended their provision making the disparities between the two bills even greater.  We expect this debate to be key to the budget conference expected to start this week.

Access a one-page talking point sheet on pension reform here.

Read the full report by James Madison Institute on Florida’s pension problem and why reform is needed here.

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