Tag: Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement

Schmitt calls on legislature to address pension crisis on Missouri’s doorstep

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt is once again calling on the legislature to take action against the looming cloud on Missouri’s pension horizon. The Republican statewide official and former state senator appeared before the Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement Wednesday morning to unveil what he […]

Pension committee proceeds despite lack of quorum, increased security

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Joint Committee on Public Employment Retirement met Wednesday under two unusual circumstances. The committee did not reach a quorum, and an extra officer patrolled outside House Hearing Room 4, representing heightened security from Capitol Police. Yesterday, Rep. Mike Leara, the committee chair, asked for increased security […]