retirement bill en Senate Waters Down, Passes Jindal Retirement Bill <p>BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) &mdash; Gov. Bobby Jindal&#39;s proposal to boost the amount rank-and-file state workers pay for their retirement has been approved by the Louisiana Senate. The measure was approved&nbsp;yesterday, but only after several provisions were added that make it unlikely the full 2 percentage point increase would take effect.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 15 May 2012 14:35:09 +0000 The Associated Press 11103 at Senate Shelves Debate on Jindal Retirement Bills <p>BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) &mdash; The Louisiana Senate has again delayed debate on Gov. Bobby Jindal&#39;s bill to charge rank-and-file state workers more and make them wait longer for their pension benefits, amid questions about whether they have enough votes to pass.</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 16:16:16 +0000 The Associated Press 10733 at Jindal Retirement Bill Hits Trouble in the House <p>BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) &mdash; The Louisiana House has upended Gov. Bobby Jindal&#39;s push to create a new retirement plan for rank-and-file workers. Lawmakers narrowly backed a requirement that any new employees put into the revamped retirement plan also be enrolled into the federal Social Security program.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 02 May 2012 14:44:34 +0000 The Associated Press 10018 at