An interactive U.S. map showing status of state-administered pension funds has been posted. Day after day, public employees come in droves to apply for retirement. Since 2008, New Jersey and at least 19 other states from Wyoming to Rhode Island have rolled back pension benefits or seriously considered doing do – and not just for new hires, but for current employees and people already retired.



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One Response to “State Pension Gap”

  1. Jeff

    Government and/or companies should not be able to negatively alter any programs once an individual has become a part of it. This is a contract that should not be unilaterally changeable. It is fraud, plain and simple.