Comprehensive and timely reporting and communication has become increasingly important as employees, policy makers, and other stakeholder groups attempt to navigate the changing public pension landscape. This report examines the reporting practices of eighty-three of the largest statewide pension plans and offers case studies of five pension systems that provide lessons learned for how to effectively communicate relevant information.
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This issue brief examines state and local pension reforms in the aftermath of the financial crisis.
This 2016 report of state and local government pension funding finds that most public pension plans have shown modest improvement in their funded status.
This brief examines county pension funding and costs as well as how they are administered.
This brief attempts to answer the question: How big of a burden are OPEB benefits to state and local governments?
This brief examines the private sector retirement savings gap, the initiatives that states have taken to address it, and what the U.S. Department of Labor has done to remove regulatory barriers.
This brief examines GASB 68 and how unfunded liabilities will be reported for large cities that participate in cost-sharing state plans.
How can local governments compete for talent as more of their workforce retires and they need to appeal to a new generation that has many choices about where to work?
This 2015 report of state and local government pension funding finds that most public pension plans have improved their funded status.
Americans are living longer – and that creates new funding challenges for state and local pension plans.