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State and Local Pension Fund Woes to Increase

Why the State and Local Pension Problem Will Get Worse By Steven Malanga “Why Detroit’s cost-saving plan is not possible elsewhere” July 2014 When unions agreed to a deal last month with Detroit city government to freeze the city’s underfunded pension system … Continue reading

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A Reminder of the Public Union Pension Bailouts

Taxpayer Bailouts for Public Union Pensions By Steven Malanga Advocates for cash-strapped municipalities want Washington to clean up their mess. A Reminder from the Summer of ‘13 Detroit’s July bankruptcy filing, prompted in part by its huge worker-retirement debts, has … Continue reading

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