Rep. Carla Cunningham, a Charlotte Democrat, speaks in support of a cost-of-living adjustment for state retirees during a news conference May 2017.
Rep. Carla Cunningham, a Charlotte Democrat, speaks in support of a cost-of-living adjustment for state retirees during a news conference May 2017. ccampbell@newsobserver.com Colin Campbell
Rep. Carla Cunningham, a Charlotte Democrat, speaks in support of a cost-of-living adjustment for state retirees during a news conference May 2017. ccampbell@newsobserver.com Colin Campbell

Local government pensions need a cost-of-living boost

September 12, 2017 9:10 AM