Carol Anderson is a reporter and editor who has contributed articles to Governing and other publications for a number of years. She has covered a wide range of topics, including Medicaid, homeland security, finance, housing and hybrid pension plans. Carol also has edited a book on consumer legislation and the freedom of information act and currently is editing a book on innovation in housing during the recession. She lives in Bethesda, Md., with her husband and two sons.

July 31, 2012

Hybrid Pension Plans Attracting More States, Cities

Unable to continue making payments on traditional retirement benefits, officials are trading in the old model and looking for a more efficient option.