A Savannah Morning News editorial published on June 22, 2018 warns that teacher pension reform is crucial for teachers and taxpayers. The editorial can be accessed online here
and is reprinted in full below.
Editorial: Reform teacher pension fund to control school taxes
The tax villains ran roughshod this week, passing increases that will appear across several columns in our fall property tax bills.
As is always the case, the public is assigning blame. And, as always, they point to the easy targets, the men and women who hold titles such as manager or superintendent; mayor, chairman or president; or alderman, commissioner or school board rep.
The one true scoundrel in our tax chaos, who goes by the initials TRS,…