9:15 – 10:30 am
Although many state pension trusts are well funded with enough assets for current pension obligations, there are real concerns about the extent of underfunding in certain jurisdictions. New reporting standards may offer more guidance to policy makers and rating agencies as well as to the public as to the extent of pension funding challenges.
2:45 – 4:45 pm
There is growing recognition by both Republicans and Democrats about what makes juvenile justice systems more effective at reducing juvenile crime. With a focus on evidence-based programs that effectively treat and rehabilitate young offenders, lawmakers in a number of states are working together to strengthen juvenile justice. Explore how legislatures, agencies and the courts are reducing juvenile confinement through early intervention, holding young offenders accountable and investing in improved community supervision.
2:45 – 4:30 pm
The Pew Charitable Trusts has developed a unique tool to help states better evaluate tax incentives and credits. Get an in-depth look at the evaluation tool’s capabilities, and how to maximize its features to improve tax incentive evaluation from a Pew expert.