Retirement Systems

Articles about Retirement Boards that may be useful to Massachusetts retirees.

County Update: Pension Liability Unresolved

JULY 1999 - Plymouth And Bristol Counties Not Abolished In Budget - Governor
Cellucci's budget proposal to eliminate Plymouth and Bristol Counties,
as of July 1, 2000, (March Voice) does not appear in the budget passed
by the Legislature. Neither the House or Senate included the proposal
in their budget versions.

Cellucci Proposes Additional Counties Be Eliminated

MARCH 1999 - Plymouth & Bristol Counties May Dissolve - In
a highly anticipated political maneuver, Governor Paul Cellucci has
proposed the elimination of another two of the state's county
governments. Filed as part of the Governor's FY 2000 budget proposal,
the plan calls for the dissolution of Plymouth and Bristol Counties.

County Government Systems Seek To Reorganize

NOVEMBER 1998 - Legislation On Deck Before House - In
what has become a Beacon Hill soap opera of sorts, the retirement
systems of the state’s abolished counties are seeking legislation to
reorganize into regional retirement systems.