retirement bill http://wwno.org en Senate Waters Down, Passes Jindal Retirement Bill http://wwno.org/post/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 http://wwno.org Senate Shelves Debate on Jindal Retirement Bills http://wwno.org/post/senate-shelves-debate-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 http://wwno.org Jindal Retirement Bill Hits Trouble in the House http://wwno.org/post/jindal-retirement-bill-hits-trouble-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 http://wwno.org