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[Opinion] The Disturbing Trend That Will End in a Full-Fledged Pension Crisis
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[Opinion] Presidential Pensions as Broken Windows
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State Pension Depletion Dates: Kansas Stands Alone
Contributions to Public Pensions Experience Significant Gains
[Opinion] How to Steal a Lot of Money from CalPERS, the Nation's Largest Public Pension
[Opinion] The Big Squeeze: Big Bucks Paid to Alternative Investment Managers While Pension Deficits Get Worse
How NC Public School Teachers Choose to Participate When 401(k), 403(b), and 457 Plans Are Offered Simultaneously
Economic Loss: The Hidden Cost of Prevailing Public Pension Plan Reforms (PDF)
Puerto Rico Public Pension Fund Joins Government's Bankruptcy Case
Puerto Rico Goes to Court Over Failing Public Pension System
Pennsylvania Independent Fiscal Office Evaluates Teacher Pension Funding Bill
[Opinion] New Jersey's Stupid Pension Trick: Let's Use Lottery Money!
Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Pits Investors Against Pensioners
Retiree Health Care Benefits for State Employees in Fiscal Year 2015 (PDF)
Hidden Debt, Hidden Deficits: 2017 Edition (PDF)
[Opinion] New Jersey's Big Pension Gamble
NJ Gov. Christie Introduces Plan to Use Lottery Revenue for Pensions
PublIc Pension Funded Ratio Regains Ground Lost in Q4, Surges to 72.0% (PDF)
Closing a Governmental Pension Plan Increases Costs for Taxpayers
CalSTRS Employer Contributions Are Doubling, But Is That Enough?
State and Local Government Pensions at the Crossroads
75% of State and Local Government Workers Were in DB Plans in 2016
Actuarial Inputs and the Valuation of Public Pension Liabilities and Contribution Requirements: A Simulation Approach
Texas Senate Passes Bill Overhauling Houston's Troubled Pension Systems
How Lavish Benefit Promises Are Coming Back to Haunt Public Sector Workers
[Opinion] Start Spreadin' the News: Time to Defuse NYC's Pension Bomb
Why Pensions Matter: The History of Defined Benefit Pension Plans in the U.S. (PDF)
[Opinion] Houston's Financial Future Will Be Decided in Large Part in This Legislative Session
Jacksonville City Council OKs Bill to Close Pension Funds
Public Pension Reporting and Disclosure: The Current State of Practice, and Examples of What Works Well
Understanding Public Pensions: A Guide for Elected Officials
[Opinion] Are State Pension Systems Failing to Deliver?
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Puerto Rico Pension Participants Sue to Stop Cuts
Looking for a Retirement Lifeline in Puerto Rico
[Opinion] Watching the Money Run Out: Applying a Simulation to a Chicago Pension Fund
State and Local Government Spending on Public Employee Retirement Systems (PDF)
Appeals Court Unanimously Vindicates San Diego's 2012 Pension Revisions
Evaluating Pension Reform Options with the Public Pension Simulator
Public Pensions Matter -- Just Ask Michigan and West Virginia

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