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  • The Fiscal Health of State Pension Plans

    All figures presented are as reported in public documents or as provided by plan officials. The main data sources were the comprehensive annual financial reports (CAFRs) produced by each state and pension plan, actuarial reports and valuations, and other state documents that disclose financial details about public employee retirement systems. Read More

  • Funded Ratios Increased in Most States in Fiscal Year 2014

    All dollar figures in millions. Parentheses indicate negative value. States attain positive amortization if they contribute more than 100 percent of the amortizationbenchmark. Data in 2014 reflect reporting under new accounting standards. Pension debt represents the net pension liability under the new GASB rules. The value ofplan assets is reported as net plan position. The funded ratio data for... Read More

  • The Fiscal Health of State Pension Plans, 2003 - 2013

    All figures presented are as reported in public documents. The main data sources used for this report were the Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFRs) produced by each state and pension plan for fiscal year 2013, actuarial reports and valuations, and other state documents that disclose financial details about public employment retirement systems. Pew collected data for over 230 pension... Read More

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