"Former House Speaker John Boehner and former Rep. Joe Crowley are joining forces in a bipartisan effort to combat a looming pension crisis affecting nearly 1.3 million American retirees
They are 'multi-employer' pension plans; the ones in trouble are almost exclusively Teamster plans.
Surber acidly notes that both Boehner--a 'legal dope' advocate---and Crowley--who lost his
One may argue that the Teamsters' programs were far too generous, of course. And one may also argue that Boehner's cavalier attitude towards Medicare/Medicaid abuse-and-fraud created a lot more problems than multi-employer pension plans.
But hey! Nobody else in Congress gives a flipping damn, either.