Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Statements about Retirement

Pants on Fire!

Minimum service: 5 years. Maximum pay: 80 percent.

Pants on Fire!

Don't break open the piggy bank!

Half-True

Pension has problems, like most others, and needs change

Half-True

It's rare, but 'no one' misses the mark

Full Flop

Says worsening conditions forced him to change

Mostly True

More and more, states are asking their employees to pay

Pants on Fire!

LBJ's government-run health plan is 45 years old

Mostly False

The number is wrong, and the money isn't gone

True

And most are underfunded