D.C. Ranks as 3rd Worst 'State' for Military RetireesEven though the District of Columbia is not a state, a new study ranks the District as the third worst "state" for military retirees.
House Approves Military Pension Bill The House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to restore full cost of living increases to pension benefits for younger military retirees, responding eagerly to election-year pressure from veterans groups.
GOP Considers Undoing Veteran Cuts In Exchange For Debt Ceiling HikeHouse Republican leaders are weighing a plan to reverse a recently passed cut to military pensions as the price for increasing the government's borrowing cap.
GOP Senator: Budget Cuts Affect Survivor BenefitsA pension cut for military retirees in last month's budget agreement that riled veterans groups and several lawmakers extends to survivors' benefits and special compensation for combat.