Firefighter Pensions

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St. Louis Aldermen Back Firefighter Pension Cuts

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – St. Louis city aldermen are a step closer to changing the pension plan for firefighters. The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports the board on Friday gave tentative approval to the plan.   It’s […]


Public Safety Committee of St. Louis Board of Aldermen debates proposed cuts to firefighters' pension system

Debate Heats Up on Firefighter Pension Cuts

“If you don’t change the system, the math tells you that at a point it’s an unsustainable plan,” Alderman Craig Schmid said.


The Mark Reardon Show: Reardon Roundtable, Firefighter Pension Dispute, “Journey 2″ Writers”

This week’s roundtable panel guests are Missouri State Senator John Lamping, St. Louis Alderwoman Kacie Starr Triplett, and President of the St. Louis Labor Council Bob Soutier. Mayor Slay’s Chief of Staff Jeff Rainford on […]


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The Mark Reardon Show: Firefighter Pensions, Payroll Tax Cut Extension, Ben Stein on Gingrich

Chris Molitor, president of the International Firefighters Union Local 73, responds to the new pension plan put forth by Mayor Slay. Illinois Senator Mark Kirk has the latest on a possible payroll tax cut extension. […]


The Mark Reardon Show: Child Labor Laws, Pension System for Firefighters, Concern For Gingrich

Garrett Hawkins, director of national programs for the Missouri Farm Bureau, talks about the federal re-write of child labor laws that’s causing a flap-down on the farm. Jeff Rainford, Mayor Slay’s Chief of Staff, and […]


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