Archive for 2019

November 7, 2019

Kansas: A Historical Look at Public Pensions

Earlier this year, we took a deeper look at the history of Kentucky pensions. Fraught with years of underfunding, legislative tax breaks and subsidies to corporations, Kentucky’s pension systems are underfunded. Kansas was in a similar situation, but in recent …

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October 30, 2019

Understanding Unfunded Liability

Time and again, articles are published about states with “large unfunded liabilities.” Often, writers and anti-pension critics use large numbers to scare readers into thinking America has a pension crisis. This is a myth. Before falling for pension opponents’ messaging, …

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