Democratic Lawmakers Urge Mnuchin To Push IRA Alternative

Law360, New York (July 14, 2017, 3:27 PM EDT) -- Five high-ranking Democratic lawmakers on Friday sent a letter to U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urging him to support an Obama-era program that helps workers without access to an employer-sponsored retirement account or a private sector plan save for their post-work years.

Led by Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee ranking member Patty Murray, D-Wash., the lawmakers urged Mnuchin to make good on a December pledge by his department to highlight the myRA program on government websites and promote it through tax...
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