Dubious claims mar PERA report to legislature

Colorado PERA appeared before the state’s Legislative Audit Committee last week, to present the results of its annual outside audit (clean books) and its 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (bad, but better than some other states in a flat market environment). Legislators on the committee treated...

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How younger state workers get the shaft

As we continue to examine the tenuous financial position of Colorado PERA, let's not lose sight of an equally important reason public sector pensions need an overhaul: they're tilted steeply in favor of older members at the expense of younger state employees. People who stay in...

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