Bryan Pedersen en Retirement Bill Fails <p>The Wyoming House of Representatives has defeated a bill that would have changed the state retirement system.&nbsp; Cheyenne Republican Bryan Pedersen wanted those hired after July first 2014 to be entered into a 401K style retirement plan versus the current defined benefit plan.&nbsp;</p><p>The reason for the defeat is because Pedersen believes the current state plan will run out of money.&nbsp;</p><p>However, opponents questioned Pedersen&rsquo;s numbers and his timing,&nbsp;and Casper Republican Steve Harshman says it&rsquo;s too big of a change in a short budget session.</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 22:37:42 +0000 Bob Beck 19701 at Retirement Bill Fails