Apr 16, 2014
The Twin Cities Metropolitan Council has published a “draft for public review and comment” of the “Thrive MSP 2040” plan, which will serve as the “regional plan for sustainable development” for the seven-county metro area. While the draft uses vague terms and generalities, it is clear that upcoming housing, transportation, and other subplans will seek to dramatically alter Minnesota lifestyles. This includes forcing more people to live in multifamily housing and reducing personal mobility, all in the name of “sustainability.”
Feb 20, 2014
The 2010 and 2013 pension omnibus bills contained numerous changes to the various pension plans, tweaking contributions from employers and employees, vesting rules, retirement age, and cost of living adjustments. Here’s an update on the latest numbers.
Jan 8, 2014
A new abridged version of Mitch Pearlstein's book "From Family Collapse to America’s Decline" is now available.