volume xxiii no. 24 - august 10 2015

Unfunded Pension Liabilities Mount But San Jose Offers Hope | 08-07-2015

The shadow of unfunded public pension liabilities casts a menacing cloud over the otherwise mostly bright futures of U.S. states and municipalities. The situation is gravest in Illinois, where court rulings have stymied legislative attempts at reform...

Bird’s Eye View

Wide Range of Pension Liabilities Among States | 08-07-2015

As of 2013, Illinois had the most underfunded public pension system in the nation on a percentage basis, according to data from the Pew Charitable Trusts. The state only had enough assets in its pension accounts to cover 39.3 percent of its pension liability...

Once Around the Statehouse Lightly

Domain Domination| 08-07-2015

Line Of The Day...| 08-07-2015