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November 7, 2013

Lawmakers say retiree benefits off limits in pension cost cutting fight


HARRISBURG — The following are local annual pension payments for retired lawmakers by legislative district:

Fifth District — Total: $18,886.68 a year

- R. Tracy Seyfert (1997-2000) — $8,457.36 a year (Retired April 2002)

- James Merry (1981-96) — (Deceased) $10,429.32 to his widow, each year

Sixth District — Total: $33,220.44 a year

- Teresa Forcier (1991-2006) — $33,220.44 (Retired December 2006)

17th District — Total: $23,282.52 a year

- David Orr King (1991-96) — $4,498.92 a year (Retired December 1996)

- Tom Murphy (1979-82) — $12,043.56 a year (Retired December 1993)

- Robert Ravenstahl (1975-78) — $6,740.04 a year (Retired December 2008)

50th Senatorial District — Total: $66,402.84 a year

- Roy Wilt (1981-90) — $66,402.84 a year (Retired Dec. 1990)

John Finnerty works in the Harrisburg Bureau for Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. He can be reached by email at or on Twitter @cnhipa.

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