Gary Rivlin is a reporting fellow with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute. A former New York Times reporter, he is the author of six books, including, most recently, "Katrina: After the Flood."
Public Pensions for SaleIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, Sworn Foe of Pensions, Made a Fortune Charging High Fees to Public Pensions
Gov. Bruce Rauner made a fortune charging high fees to public pensions. Once elected, he tried to slash pension benefits.
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Kentucky’s willingness to gamble massively on high-risk alternative investments for its pensions has made the state an easy mark for Wall Street hucksters.
Public Pensions for SaleHow Wall Street Drove Public Pensions Into Crisis and Pocketed Billions in Fees
Public pensions squander tens of billions of dollars each year on risky, poor-performing alternative investments like hedge funds.
Republicans Have Found a Nuclear Option to Kill Regulations
Republicans’ new interpretation of the Congressional Review Act could endanger thousands of regulations that industries dislike.