Video: Pennsylvania Activists Push to Seize Pensions From Law-Breaking Officials

In Pennsylvania, public officials who are convicted of a job-related crime are still eligible to collect pension benefits.

One activist group, Rock The Capital, says that shouldn’t be the case.

Other states have passed laws similar to what Rock the Capital is suggesting.

In late 2014, Illinois passed a law stripping pensions from public officials convicted of felonies relating to their public duty.

Watch the video above for more.

 

Video credit: ABC27

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