Judging by his State of the Union address, retirement issues are front and center for President Obama. Increasingly, state governments are following suit, with at least 16 of them now considering variations on the auto-IRA theme. Now it looks like we can add the U.S. Supreme Court. Just as the Fifth Third stock drop case is set for oral arguments next week, the Court has asked the Solicitor General and the DOL to submit a brief on the Tibble case. Many believe the Court’s invitation indicates an interest to hear the case.