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Did you catch Director Josh Gotbaum's interview on C-SPAN? In case you missed it, we've got the details.

Josh spoke with Bob Litan, director of research at Bloomberg Government, about PBGC's efforts to safeguard the pensions of millions of Americans. Another trending topic Director Gotbaum spoke about: multiemployer pension plans and PBGC's multiemployer program.

Then, the conversation gained added insights from panelists Earl Pomeroy, Cary Franklin, Norman Stein, and Randy DeFrehn. 

Together, the panelists and Director Gotbaum talked about the need for pension reform.

Check out Director Gotbaum's remarks on C-SPAN.

Here's what made headlines this week in pension news: 

Crain's Detroit Business writes, "PBGC to take over Metavation pension plans before supplier is sold."

PLANSPONSOR.COM offers PBGC perspectives on multiemployer plan issues in "Gotbaum Offers Suggestions for Multiemployer Plan Crisis."

Weekly Pension News Round-Up

  |   February 15, 2013

Here's what made headlines this week in pension news:  

Business Insurance writes, "American-US Airways merger brings together different pension plan histories."

FDL Reporter publishes, "Petri bill aimed at fixing pension inequity."

PR Newswire reports, "Aon Hewitt Survey Reveals More Employers Plan to Offer Lump-Sum Pension Payouts in 2013." 

Weekly Pension News Round-Up

  |   February 8, 2013

Here's what made headlines this week in pension news:

Pensions & Investments quotes PBGC Director Josh Gotbaum in "PBGC Multiemployer pension plan reports raise alarms on underfunding."

Business Insurance reports, "PBGC takes over pension plan of auto parts manufacturer Findlay."

"What if your pension runs out of money?" MarketWatch asks.

Weekly Pension News Round-Up

  |   February 1, 2013

Here's what made headlines this week in pension news:

Bloomberg publishes, "PBGC Sues the Renco Group Over RG Steel Unfunded Pension."

"Where's My Refund: Is Some of the $58 Billion Unclaimed Money Yours?" Travelers Today asks.

Business Insurance reports, "PBGC to take over 2 Hawker Beechcraft pension plans."

The Wall Street Journal writes, "Bankruptcy judge close to granting Beechcraft plan."

Weekly Pension News Round-Up

  |   January 25, 2013

Here's what made headlines this week in pension news:  

Plansponsor.com quotes PBGC Director Josh Gotbaum in "Pension Premium."

The Wichita Eagle reports, "Bankruptcy judge delays ruling on Hawker Beechcraft pensions until Jan. 31."

"$58 billion unclaimed: Is some of it yours?" CNN Money asks.