April 9, 2008(Key vote)
Title: Cost-of-Living Pension Increases for Retired Legislators and State Workers
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote on a motion to recommit a bill to committee that increases annual cost-of-living pension increases for legislators and state employees.
-Creates an annual cost-of-living increase in pensions for legislators that is tied to the Consumer Price Index, with a two percent cap (Sec. 1).
-Raises the cap on the annual cost-of-living increase in pensions for other state employees, which is tied to the Consumer Price Index, from one percent to two percent (Sec. 2).