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Florida Senate budget measure would would make public workers pay 3 percent of gross income into retirement listen

03/31/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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In Tallahassee the Senate Budget Committee approved a bill that would drastically change public employee retirement plans. Reports, dozens of government employees implored the panel to vote down the bill, which among other things would require them to pay three percent of their gross income into their retirement.

State Senator JD Alexander is a Republican from Lake Wales. He is the grandson of late Florida citrus magnate Ben Hill Griffin. He is great-grandson of former Florida Governor Nap...

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