Top Colorado lawmakers said the move was intended to save $100,000 in the $30.3 billion state budget, but critics suggest it's a bad idea
For Colorado government workers, recent pay hikes are negated by rising pension contributions, and vacant positions are becoming harder to fill
PERA lost $1.8 billion after brutal finish for 2018 stocks. Now public workers and taxpayers will pay more.
Colorado taxpayers and state employees will need to pay more as new guardrails designed to shore up the system are triggered
Brian Watson founded Northstar Commercial Partners, a commercial real estate firm in Denver that has assets across the country
State Rep. Dave Young served on the legislature’s powerful Joint Budget Committee. Before entering politics, he was a high school math and technology teacher.
PERA’s latest fix is stronger than the last one, but longer-living retirees, future downturns could still pose risk
One big assumption — the actual amount of unfunded liability — could have a $25 billion difference depending on the school of accounting thought applied.
The bottom line: Stapleton leaves behind a complicated record
The error was spotted by an internal audit, triggering what the board president described as a “serious fire drill”