Pension benefits to rise again for SC Firefighters, Police Officers, Teachers

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WCIV ABC NEWS 4

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Pension costs will dig into the paychecks of South Carolina’s public workers for a sixth consecutive year, and state officials warned deeper cuts are coming.

The State Fiscal Accountability Authority on Tuesday approved increasing how much workers and their employers pay for retirement benefits.

On July 1, both will pay an additional half of a percent.  That means workers in the main plan…FULL STORY

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Owner- SConFire.com and currently a career Fire Captain. Past Operations Chief for Greater Valley EMS & Rescue in Sayre, PA and Volunteer Truck Captain in the City of Salisbury, MD. Over 25 Years of Experience in Emergency Services.