Jan Murphy | Monday, May 6, 2019, Harrisburg Patriot News
Pa. lawmakers cling to pensions after pushing new state workers to adopt 401(k)-style plans
For years, Pennsylvania lawmakers wanted state government and school employees’ pension plans to look more like the 401(k)-style plans in the private sector.
But it’s pretty clear most didn’t want that kind of retirement plan for themselves.
Jan Murphy | Tuesday, February 19, 2019, Harrisburg Patriot News
More than 9,000 people in Pennsylvania state government earned $100,000 or more in 2018, according to PennLive.
There are now 9,071 state workers in the $100,000 club, an increase of 781 from last year. It’s the highest number since PennLive and The Patriot-News first began tracking the six-figure earners in state government in 1997.