NPPC works with state partners to protect pensions from misinformation spread by pension opponents, such as The Reason Foundation, and their allies. Today we want to highlight some of the state-specific resources created by NPPC and other organizations that can be used to protect pensions.
NPPC State Pages – Through NPPC’s state pages, you can access up-to-date information about NPPC’s active state coalitions as well as their social media platforms. All of these state coalition pages are accessible through NPPC’s website, ProtectPensions.org/states.
NPPC Pensions on Main Street – NPPC’s Pension on Main Street page provides information about how pensions benefit main street businesses and communities across the country.
NIRS “Pensionomics” State Data – The National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) publishes a report on the economic impact of public pension spending in each state. As part of their “Pensionomics” research report, they release individual data for each state on the economic benefits of public pensions.
AARP/NRTA/NIRS State Reports – NIRS has also collaborated with AARP and the National Retired Teachers Association (NRTA) to create reports for each state regarding public pensions and retirement. These state reports are comprehensive and concise. The reports are a quick way to get the main information you need about pensions and retirement security in each state.
NCPERS “Unintended Consequences” Report – The National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS) issued this updated report in 2020. It examines how state and local tax revenues are impacted by changes to public pension plans. The report found that public pension plans generate tax revenue for state and local governments in the overwhelming majority of states. The report contains excellent state-specific data.
National Association of State Retirement Administrators (NASRA) – NASRA is a national membership organization forof directors of public pension plans. . NASRA is an excellent source for objective, unbiased information, and they maintain an extensive list of state-specific information about different public pension plans.