A great retort from AFSCME’s Marty Biel about WPRI’s attack on the state pension system that their president, George Lightbourn, a 20-year public employee himself who managed and now receives benefits from the system, posted by Sly this morning:
Executive Director Beil Blast’s Opponents of State Pension Plan
Defends Public Sector Workers
Marty Beil – State Pensions Under Attack
Posted by SLY IN THE MORNING at 7:45 AM
Scott Walker and right-wing radio want to blame State pensions for the budget mess despite Wisconsin having one of the best run pension programs in the country. State employees make lower wages in exchange for a secure but modest retirement and its saves taxpayer money in the long run. Listen to AFSCME Council 24 Executive Director Marty Beil (http://slysoffice.blogspot.com/search?q=State+Pensions).
Listen to the radio show – Approximately 38 minutes