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This 2016 report of state and local government pension funding finds that most public pension plans have shown modest improvement in their funded status.

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This brief attempts to answer the question: How big of a burden are OPEB benefits to state and local governments?


Infographic: Succession Planning in State and Local Governments

Succession planning continues to be a top workforce issue identified by state and local human resource officials; however, many organizations have not yet developed formal succession plans.


Comparing Compensation: State-Local Versus Private Sector Workers

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