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'Overlapping' is often ignored, resulting in misleading assumptions about government liabilities.

Houston’s Plan to Cut Pension Costs in Half Overnight

Mayor Sylvester Turner is garnering praise for his proposal's comprehensiveness and balance.

Pension Crisis: Could Buyouts Be a Solution?

State and local governments are trying unconventional ways to fund their pension liabilities, such as offering lump-sum cash payments to employees.

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The retailers are deploying a ‘dark store’ strategy that’s hurting cities and counties around the country.

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