Feeling the heavy pinch of employee pension costs, Florida counties are warning Tallahassee not to balance the faltering fund on their shoulders.
Indian River County Commissioner Peter O'Bryan this month urged the state to bring the Florida Retirement System "more into line with the private sector" by requiring contributions from new hires. Currently, local and state governments fully fund FRS.
, Florida Association of Counties
, Florida League of Cities
, Florida Retirement System
, Florida TaxWatch
, Government Finance Officers Association
, Indian River County
, Mike Haridopolos
, Peter O'Bryan
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