Taxpayers shouldn’t fund private pensions

Freedom New Mexico For years another potential multibillion fiscal catastrophe has been brewing, obscured by higher-profile storms created by taxpayer bailouts of Detroit and Wall Street and the looming crash of underfunded public employee pension plans. For the first time, taxpayers may become responsible for the nongovernmental pension liabilities of union collective bargaining contracts in […]

Bingaman to chair hearing on insurance coverage

On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman will chair a hearing in the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on insurance market reform.