state pensions http://wfpl.org en Fischer, Gray Lead Call for Lawmakers To Shore Up Pension System http://wfpl.org/post/fischer-gray-lead-call-lawmakers-shore-pension-system State and local officials, including Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, came together in Frankfort today to press for action to address rising pension costs. It’s a problem they described as fast approaching unsolvable.<p> David Draine, a senior researcher with the Pew Center on the States, made his case for adopting some or all of the recommendations made by a state pension task force.<p> "Without real reform, rising pension costs are going to threaten key public investments and things like education, public safety and infrastructure," Draine said. Mon, 07 Jan 2013 21:57:09 +0000 Kentucky Public Radio's Josh James 3302 at http://wfpl.org Fischer, Gray Lead Call for Lawmakers To Shore Up Pension System