Two-Way Communication is Key in Pension Reporting and Disclosure
SLGE’s latest report, Public Pension Reporting and Disclosure: The Current State of Practice and Examples of What Works Well, explores how major pension systems communicate financial, benefit and governance information to stakeholders, and which systems provide useful illustrations and lessons.
Understanding Public Pensions: A Guide for Elected Officials
Understanding Public Pensions: A Guide for Elected Officials, just released by SLGE and AARP, uses illustrations and graphs to provide quick facts and explain why some public pension plans are better funded than others. It also explores the role of retirement plans in attracting and retaining well-qualified employees to work in state and local government service.
The Urgent Need for Intergovernmental Dialogue
In her Governing column, SLGE Senior Fellow Elizabeth Kellar makes the case that progress on priority issues like health care and retirement security requires coordinated strategies between state governments and the federal government.
SLGE’s New Research Highlights Flyer Available
The new flyer highlights recent SLGE research on state and local retirement plans, healthcare, and workforce trends. Download the flyer here.
Upcoming SLGE Presentations
- President/CEO Joshua Franzel will participate on a panel, It’s Complicated! How to Update the Public about Your Pension Relationship Status, at the Government Finance Officers Association’s Annual Conference on Sunday, May 21, 2017, from 2:40 pm to 3:30pm (Colorado Convention Center)
SLGE in the News
- ASPPA highlights SLGE’s new report on how major pension systems communicate financial, benefit and governance information to stakeholders.
- AARP’s blog promotes the newly issued Understanding Public Pensions: A Guide for Elected Officials
- Analyse Financière spotlights President/CEO Joshua Franzel’s presentation on the US state and local pension landscape at the sixth annual World Pensions & Investments Forum.
- Senior Fellow Elizabeth Kellar speaks to the Seattle Times regarding the aftereffects of the Great Recession on Washington State’s workforce.
- Metro Atlanta CEO highlights President/CEO Franzel’s presentation during a workforce panel at the Georgia City-County Management Association’s Spring Conference.