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Dr. Daniel Sutter: School choice and its impact on the RSA

I find Dr. David Bronner’s opposition to school choice surprising given the RSA’s commitment to Alabama economic development through investments.

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AEA's September issue of Alabama School Journal leads with RSA's Bronner anti-school choice screed

Showcased on the front page of the September issue of the Alabama Education Association's "Alabama School Journal" was a reprinted opinion column from Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) CEO David Bronner warning about expanding school choice in Alabama through education savings accounts (ESA).

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Legislators to consider new State House proposal next week

Legislators will consider at a meeting of the Legislative Council on Tuesday whether to enter into a lease agreement with the Retirement Systems of Alabama for a new State House.

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RSA's David Bronner urges lawmakers to reject education savings accounts — 'An extreme version of school choice'

Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) CEO David Bronner is warning state legislatures against developing education savings accounts, saying it could cut the State Education Fund's revenue by $1 billion annually.

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RSA's Bronner: 'My hero for 2023' is State Sen. Arthur Orr

Although the two have had an adversarial relationship at times over the years, Retirement Systems of Alabama CEO David Bronner declared State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) his "hero" for the 2023 legislative session.

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Hoover’s Ross Bridge golf course to re-open in October

The Ross Bridge golf course in Hoover will reopen to players in October after a groundskeeping error by a crew member destroyed most of the course’s greens last year.

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RSA provided a startup loan to its actuary in 2005, which Alabama economist calls a ‘major conflict of interest’

The Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) provided a startup loan to its current actuary in 2005. One economist is saying this is a conflict of interest that allows the public pension to appear more stable than it really is to lawmakers.

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Senate committee passes local government retiree bonus deadline extension

Legislation that would extend a deadline for localities to pay a one-time lump sum bonus with local funds for retirees passed the Senate County and Municipal Government Committee unanimously on Tuesday.

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Ivey joins DeSantis in fight against Biden over ESG in retirement funds, signs joint statement vowing to 'leverage state pension' against woke investing

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey joined Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and 17 other states to oppose President Joe Biden’s efforts to keep environmental, social and governance investing in employee pension plans.

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RSA’s Bronner tells legislators to 'think long and hard' about tax cuts

Despite large state budget surpluses, legislators should “think long and hard” about cutting taxes in 2023, according to Dr. David Bronner, Retirement Systems of Alabama’s CEO.

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Hoover's Ross Bridge Golf Course stops play after groundskeeping mistake

Tee times at Ross Bridge are no longer being accepted for an undetermined period of time until course management can fix a recent herbicide mix-up that has caused the deterioration of fourteen of the course’s eighteen greens.