A Growing Problem: What’s it going to take to fix the SC State Pension System

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This is a huge problem facing many SC firefighters, fire department and decisions of local municipalities. Are first  responder budgets going to be cut? Hiring freezes?  What’s your thoughts?

WIST.com

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) –South Carolina public workers took personal leave time to express their concerns on the state’s failing pension system on Wednesday. 

A joint committee of lawmakers discussed plans to fix South Carolina’s $25 billion in unfunded pension obligations. State representatives and senators have been meeting to plan the solution to the ballooning deficit for several months. 

So far, they have heard testimony from workers to include teachers, firefighters, and….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.