Oklahoma pension reform critics should offer alternatives

by The Oklahoman Editorial Board Published: March 27, 2013
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Moreover, as Miller has noted, the firefighter's pension plan is the second-worst-funded in Oklahoma government despite getting the highest percentage of dedicated state funding. Given that reality, it's not enough for opponents to criticize reform proposals. They need to offer alternatives. To their credit, firefighters are supporting other reforms.

Sadly, legislative critics such as Inman remain vocal in denouncing reform but silent in developing counterproposals that improve the stability of state pension funds.


by The Oklahoman Editorial Board
The Oklahoman Editorial Board consists of Gary Pierson, President and CEO of The Oklahoma Publishing Company; Christopher P. Reen, president and publisher of The Oklahoman; Kelly Dyer Fry, editor and vice president of news; Christy Gaylord...
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