Advisory: News Conference on “The Plot Against Pensions”

For Planning Purposes
Contact:
Rachel Wolf
wolf@newpartners.com

**September 26 at 1 p.m. ET**
**Dial: 866.952.1908, Passcode: PEW**

The Plot Against Pensions: How Pew and the Arnold Foundation Plan to Undermine America’s Retirement Security
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WASHINGTON – The Institute for America’s Future will host a press call 1 p.m. Thursday, September 26, to highlight a new report authored by David Sirota, “The Plot Against Pensions: The Pew–Arnold campaign to undermine America’s retirement security – and leave taxpayers with the bill.

The report examines how the former Enron executive John Arnold is partnering with Pew Charitable Trusts’ Public Sector Retirement Project in an effort to undermine retirement security and slash public pension benefits. The report reveals how the Pew-Arnold partnership has distorted the conversation about public pensions and created a movement to convert traditional public pensions into riskier and costlier schemes.

The call will feature report author David Sirota, pension economist Dean Baker, Kentucky State Representative Jim Wayne and Roger Hickey, Co-Director of the Institute for America’s Future.

WHO: David Sirota, report author; Dean Baker, co-founder of the Center for Economic and Policy Research; Kentucky State Representative Jim Wayne; Roger Hickey, Institute for America’s Future (moderator)
WHAT: Press call on new report that evaluates the Pew-Arnold plot against pensions
WHEN: Thursday, September 26 at 1 p.m. ET
DIAL: 866.952.1908 PASSCODE: PEW
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