Day: July 14, 2005

Sun City Retirements


A recent front-page photograph in The Oregonian featured two retired public school teachers, sunbathing and enjoying their full-pay retirements in Sun City, Arizona. The accompanying story revealed that Oregon taxpayers are paying 55 percent above the national average for school employee health and retirement benefits, an additional cost of $500 million per year.

Although this is great for some teachers and retirees, it’s fraught with (more…)

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