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Connecticut's Public Pension Liabilities: How Big Are They and What Can Be Done About Them

  • Sep 14, 2012
  • Connecticut Policy Institute

With realistic accounting assumptions, Connecticut's unfunded public pension liabilities exceed $60B, $20B more than the state reports. The paper also compares lifetime public and private sector compensation in Connecticut and sets forth options the state has for reducing its liabilities.