As states face declining revenue, they are also grappling with the ongoing cost of public employee pensions and retiree health care benefits. Many states have recognized the challenges ahead and taken steps to address them.
Pew Center on the States has developed an interactive map and a full brief the details how states have worked to reform their pension systems. Stay tuned for further updates in January 2011 and in spring 2011.
For more information including access to signature reports such as the Trillion Dollar Gap, visit the Pew Center on the States Pension Reform page.