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  Jindal, other elected officials excluded in pension plan
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Last EditedRP  Apr 04, 2012 04:27pm
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CategoryProposed Legislation
AuthorMarsha Shuler
News DateWednesday, April 4, 2012 10:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionGov. Bobby Jindal wants state employees to contribute more toward their future pension benefits.

But legislation Jindal is proposing exempts the governor and other elected officials who are members of the Louisiana State Employee Retirement System, called LASERS, from the 3 percent increase in the contribution rate sought in the legislation.

The 3 percent translates into a near 40 percent increase for rank-and-file members of LASERS. But not for the governor and other elected officials — their contribution rates would not increase.
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