Taxpayers Cover 56 Percent of State Police Pension

By Kevin Mooney
Taxpayers are covering 56 percent of the pension plan contributions for Louisiana State Troopers. Moreover, a portion of the fee residents pay for their driver's license is also used to help fund the police retirement plan. At a time when rising liabilities threaten the stability of the entire state pension system, state troopers should not be excluded from policy changes, and NFIB official says.

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