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As growing numbers of their work force approach retirement age, state and local governments are taking a hard look at their pension funds to see if they are prepared for this exodus. This one-day conference brought together policymakers and experts to weigh the state of these funds.

State and Local Government Public Pension Forum: A Conference Summary (Special Issue)
Last Updated: 04/18/06
The future of state and local government public pension systems and related health care liabilities was the subject of a conference held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on February 28. The conference was co-sponsored by the Bank, the Civic Federation and the National Tax Association and brought together pension experts from law, accounting and economics to discuss public pension dynamics and future liabilities.