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Judge Jackie Fulford
Judge Jackie Fulford
Judge Jackie Fulford

Judge Jackie Fulford on Tuesday ruled that Governor Rick Scott and the Legislature’s decision to make public employees contribute 3% into their pension was unconstitutional. This is a major defeat for the governor and legislature who used the legislation to save $1 billion last year and this year. The ruling also effects counties that participate in the Florida Retirement System. For up-to-date news accounts of this story, photos and to post a comment, please access the links below:

03/06/2012 – Judge rules Florida pension changes unconstitutional

03/06/2012 – Judge rules against the state in pension case, creating potential budget gap

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