State Pensions Track: Current Issues in State
NCSL 2010 Legislative Summit: Tuesday, July 27
Representative Julie Fisher, Utah
Kil Huh, director of research, Pew Center on the States
Beth Almeida, executive director, National Institute on Retirement Security
Senator Bill Heath, Georgia
Weak state revenues and loss of assets are not the only issues public retirement funds must cope with. The public workforce is aging, people would like to retire early, and in some states the workforce is shrinking. People are living longer. All these changes have to be factored into retirement policy. What’s the best way to keep track of all these moving parts?