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PEPTA: Why NLC Opposes this Bill

This is the fourth and final part of the series on the Public Employee Pension Transparency Act of 2013, also known as PEPTA.   Why does the National League of Cities oppose a bill that ostensibly would bring greater transparency to public employee pensions, and ensure that they are fiscally sound and sustainable? Simply put, the Public

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State and Local Public Pensions – Let the Truth Be Told

By Neil Bomberg A General Accountability Office (GAO) study of state and local government pension plans released on Friday, March 2, confirmed what the National League of Cities (NLC) and many other national groups representing employers and state and local pension plans have been saying for years:  Public pensions are not facing a short-term crisis.

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