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‘Dead peasants’ insurance for state employees? Not in Georgia

Gov. Nathan Deal signs several bills dealing with public pension funds and the administration of state agencies . . .

Tags: Ben Harbin , Howard Maxwell , life insurance coverage , Mark Burkhalter , Matt Hatchett , Nathan Deal , pension funds , purchase and bidding limits , retirement systems , survivor benefits

Alternative pension fund investments bill signed

A bill signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal will allow most of the state’s public pension funds to put their money into riskier investment schemes . . .

Tags: GHEFA , investment alternatives , Nathan Deal , pension funds , Tim Golden

This form of gambling is always popular with lawmakers

Look for legislators to open up the state’s public pension funds to invest in venture capital funds and other areas that are now prohibited; retired teachers and state employees may want to pay attention to this . . .

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