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Retirement fund still a priority for county


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BESSEMER — A legislative attempt to reimburse Gogebic County’s ballooning liability with a retirement fund is still a priority, according to reports at the Gogebic County Commission meeting Wednesday.

“We’re doing lots of work in Lansing,” said Justin Kasieta, legislative staff of Rep. Greg Markkanen, R-Hancock, was present to update the commission on the activity at the state legislature. He said Markkanen will again introduce legislation to reimburse de-funded grant dollars to Gogebic County to cover retirement legacy costs that have been balloo...