Patriot News OpEd – Legislature Must Act on Pension Reform this Fall

Parkesburg Gazette

By John Lawrence

Over the past few months, the nation has witnessed one of our greatest cities, Detroit, slide into an ever-growing financial morass.

This one-time industrial and cultural leader has devolved from a shining beacon of capitalism to a shadow of its former self. Decades of government ineptitude and poor financial planning resulted in gross municipal over-borrowing and a crushing debt load, leaving the beleaguered citizens of the city to pick up the pieces while facing an uncertain future.

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