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2009-09-10 05:00:00

New brief from the Center for State and Local Government Excellence WASHINGTON, Sept.

2008-09-17 16:51:27

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study on retiree health benefits from the Center for State and Local Government Excellence finds that nearly all states have created a state-wide health care pool and many are looking closely at the state subsidy provided to future retirees.

2008-08-18 18:00:48

Local governments have work ahead on retiree health care costs, amid new requirements to disclose them, but are making progress, according to a study that examines trends in municipality health care costs.

2008-06-20 12:00:46

By Geoff Folsom, Odessa American, Texas Jun. 20--Though Medical Center Hospital may adopt a new way of accounting, officials vow it won't affect the benefits retirees receive.

2006-02-24 11:10:00

U.S. state governments wrestling with inadequately funded pension plans are bracing for new accounting rules that will put a spotlight on the costs of massively expensive health benefits for retired workers.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.