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Promises with a Price

Public Sector Retirement Benefits

Promises with a Price
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Pew's first 50-state analysis of the long-term costs of public sector retirement benefits found that most states had saved enough to cover about 85 percent of their long-term pension costs, but only three percent of the funds needed for promised retiree health care and other non-pension benefits.
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Report Assets

Date:
December 17, 2007
Contacts:
Brian Keegan | 202.540.6677
Project:
Public Sector Retirement Systems
Issues:
Retiree Health Care, Retiree Health Care Costs, Pensions
State:
California

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