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  • Kucinich Secures Promise from AIG CEO to Review $96 Million in Claims by Ohio Police, Fire, Teacher and Public Employee Pension Funds
    May 13, 2009  - Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today questioned AIG CEO Edward Liddy about the status of a class action lawsuit against AIG involving the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, State Teachers Retirement System, and the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund, which lost $96 million to AIG Fraud.  ... More
  • Kucinich Statement on Pension Bill
    Dec 15, 2005  - Congressman Kucinich released the following statement following the passage of HR 2830, the Pension Protection Act of 2005: "I’ve heard from many hundreds of workers about HR 2830. Over 400 UAW members called my office to express their strong opposition to HR 2830 as it had been reported out of com... More
  • Kucinich: Congress Has Not Learned The Lessons Of Enron Stock Option Bill Nothing More Than Gimmicks
    Jul 20, 2004  - Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich (D-OH), today, issued the following statement on the House floor on H.R. 3574, the Stock Option Accounting Reform Act: “Welcome to Alice in Wonderland. The notion that the legislation before us today could be labeled with such a title originates in a statement by Wa... More
  • Statement of Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich On The National Crisis Of Underfunded Pension Plans
    Oct 29, 2003  - Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich (D-OH), Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, issued the following statement on a House Education and the Workforce Committee Hearing on Pension Plans: “Today’s hearing on the national crisis of underfunded pension plans further underscores the Administr... More
  • Kucinich Introduces A Bill To Protect Pensions
    May 14, 2003  - Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich (D-OH) today introduced the ERISA Reporting and Compliance Act of 2003. The bill will protect workers’ pensions and give the Department of Labor broader authority to enforce current ERISA law. The bill will amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)... More
  • Kucinich Says Pension Reform Must Protect Employees Pensions
    Apr 11, 2002  - Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), a member of the House Education and Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections spoke on the House floor this afternoon against the Pension Security Act because he says it does not protect employee pensions when a company files for bankruptcy. Following is a s... More
  • Kucinich Says It's Time to Balance Differences Between Executive and Employer Compensation Plans
    Mar 20, 2002  - Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), a member of the Education and Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protection introduced an amendment to the Pension Security Act today which would prohibit funded deferred compensation plans for employers that maintained defined contribution plans that contribute ... More
  • Rep. Kucinich Calls On Federal Department of Labor to Protect PHS Employees’ Pension Benefits
    Apr 20, 2000  - Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich (D-Cleveland) today called on the federal Department of Labor to “intervene and provide and immediate response in order to ensure that Primary Health Systems employees’ pension benefits are protected,” following news reports that approximately 1,000 former PHS employee... More


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