Ohio Valley Resource: Pensions at the Polls

Oct 22, 2018

In the months before midterm elections, thousands of Ohio Valley workers and retirees have rallied over an often overlooked issue: Pensions.
Credit AARON PAYNE

In the months before midterm elections, thousands of Ohio Valley workers and retirees have rallied over an often overlooked issues: Pensions.

There are serious questions about whether pension funds for miners, teamsters, teachers, and others will remain solvent. As labor leaders look to Congress for action, those questions are coming up in the region's midterm campaigns. 

Listen to Ohio Valley Resource's Becca Schimmel in this special report. 

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