Dallas Police & Fire Pension Board Ends DROP PaymentsAt a regularly scheduled meeting of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System Board today the board voted to cease the pension Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP).
Council Hears City's Plan To Save Dallas Police And Fire PensionThe city council heard the city of Dallas' plan to save the police and firefighter pension fund on Wednesday.
Dallas Mayor Files Personal Suit Against Police & Fire PensionThe mayor of the City of Dallas has filed suit against the Dallas Police and Fire Pension system.
Ruling Expected In Lawsuit Challenging Dallas Pension VoteOfficials at the Dallas Police and Fire Pension system say the ailing fund is losing $3.3 million in savings from proposed plan amendments every month a vote on those changes is delayed.
Dallas Police And Fire Pension In Crisis, Retirees ConcernedStill recovering from the July sniper attack that left five police officers dead, the Dallas Police Department is facing a new crisis as its pension fund approaches insolvency and scores of officers announce unexpected retirements.
City Of Dallas Passes Budget With Merit Pay RaisesThe Dallas City Council passed a new budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year, as required by law. And though the economy is improving, the vote was not without controversy.
Judge Blocks Disclosure Of Retired Lawmakers' PensionsA state district judge in Austin has rejected a lawsuit that sought to discover how much retired lawmakers as a group are collecting in state pensions.
Bill Would Ban Officials' Future Double-DippingA bill filed in the Texas House would prohibit state elected officials from "double-dipping," or officially retiring to collect their pensions while still drawing a salary.
Fort Worth Police Officers Fight To Save PensionThe Fort Worth Police Association took its battle to keep its pension to the public. It sent out 15,000 mailers saying a new plan tells police not to risk their lives to save citizens because it’s too expensive.
Pensions, Ice, Camp Highlight NHL Labor Talks The NHL Players Association made a number of presentations to owners on Thursday, as talks between the union and the NHL concluded for the week.
American Fighting Off Hostile Takeover Rumors From US AirwaysAmerican Airlines wants to eliminate 1,200 nonunion jobs as it cuts costs while under bankruptcy protection.
American Will Freeze Most Pensions, Not Kill ThemAmerican, which is based in Fort Worth, told employees of the decision Wednesday.