Pension changes challenged in California

California, which contains $550 billion to $750 billion of the nation’s total unfunded pension liabilities, will no longer see on November's ballot a bipartisan bill to curb public pensions. "Reed and DeMaio’s announcement marked the latest in a decade-long string of unsuccessful attempts to put a pension...

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Pithy Video

This short video from the folks at teacherpensions.org does a superb job of explaining the basic issues at play in the ongoing debate over public sector pensions. This one focuses on public school teachers, but its points are applicable across the board....

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National Context

The National Center on Teacher Quality produced this landmark report early in 2015. It places Colorado's public pension woes within a national context....

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Riskier Investments

In 2014, the Pew Charitable Trusts examined how public pension investments have shifted to increasingly risky stock investments and away from government and high-quality corporate bonds. Read the Pew report here....

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Risk Redux

The Wall Street Journal published an in-depth article in May 2016 on the pension risk issue. Read it here. ...

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