State Government Retirees to Begin Paying Insurance Premiums Monday

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Published on June 29 2013 11:56 am
Last Updated on July 14 2013 4:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

State government retirees will start paying premiums for their state health insurance beginning on Monday.  However, the money will be left untouched in a new state account.  A judge made the ruling yesterday. 

A lawsuit had asked that the money be held in escrow until the state Supreme Court figures out if health insurance premiums are an unconstitutional diminishment of pension benefits.