Wisconsin's Pension is Strongest in Nation: Pew Report

The Pew Center on the States found that only Wisconsin out of the 50 states has enough money set aside to meet its current obligations to pay the pensions that have been promised to public employees. Wisconsin got those high marks for its pension funding for fiscal year 2010 -- before Gov. Scott Walker required public employees to contribute more for their pension and work longer hours and more years to qualify for one.
June 25, 2012
 

The Pew Center on the States found that only Wisconsin out of the 50 states has enough money set aside to meet its current obligations to pay the pensions that have been promised to public employees. Wisconsin got those high marks for its pension funding for fiscal year 2010 -- before Gov. Scott Walker required public employees to contribute more for their pension and work longer hours and more years to qualify for one.

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