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  • Public Pension Reporting and Disclosure: Current State of Practice and What Works Well

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Latest Research


State and Local Pension Plans Funding Sputters in FY 2016

SLGE’s annual update on the funded status of state and local pension plans outlines the challenging path that plans have been on, especially since 2009.

Health Care

Spotlight on Retiree Health Care Benefits for State Employees in FY 2015

The brief examines the finances of the health insurance benefit plans offered by state governments to retired employees in all 50 states, as part of an ongoing NASRA/SLGE series.


Survey Findings – State and Local Government Workforce: 2017 Trends

Recruiting and retaining qualified personnel was the top priority for 91 percent of respondents to the 2017 workforce trends survey released by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence. Respondents also rated staff and leadership development (77 and 76 percent) and succession planning (74 percent) as important workforce issues.


Comparing Compensation: State-Local Versus Private Sector Workers

An examination of whether benefits close the wage gap between public and private sector workers. The analysis found that the compensation of state-local and private sector workers is similar.



Public Plans Database

Latest data on more than 150 public pension plans

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