2020 Legislative Update #11
October 8, 2020
2020 Legislative Update #12
October 12, 2020

Three Truths Against The Attacks on Public Pensions

Tristan Fitzpatrick, writer for the National Public Pension Coalition (NPPC), uncovers three “truths,” or reasons, why a recent report from Truth in Accounting was misleading.

These three truths include:

Unfunded liabilities are drastically taken out of context in the report.

Pensions make up little of a state’s overall budget.

Public pensions are a benefit to taxpayers.