The Washington Post covers the economic insecurity of working Americans, which will grow as workers retire and pensions disappear.  It’s simply wrong to describe taking away pensions from middle class Americans is a “smart step.”

Reforms in virtually all state-wide public pension plans has occurred during the past seven years to ensure long-term sustainability. As a result, public employees can anticipate modest but stable retirement incomes from pensions after a career in public service.

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