Keeping the Promise to Retired Public Employees: The ALEC Debt Trilogy

Episode 98 · July 22nd, 2021 · 27 mins 39 secs

About this Episode

Did you know the states owe more than $20,000 per person in unfunded liabilities? Millions of Americans and their hopes of a secure retirement are vulnerable to mismanagement and poor accounting by statehouses. Join Matthew Fisher as he sits down with Jonathan Williams, ALEC Chief Economist, Lee Schalk, Senior Director of the Center for State Fiscal Reform and Thomas Savidge, Research Manager for the Center for State Fiscal Reform as they discuss the newest release of the ALEC Debt Trilogy: Other Post-Employment Benefit Liabilities, Unaccountable and Unaffordable and State Bonded Obligations. Learn how ALEC is helping states steer their way onto stable financial ground.

Other Post-Employment Benefit Liabilities 2020 report:
Unaccountable and Unaffordable 2020 report:
State Bonded Obligations 2020 report:
CNBC Article on Unaccountable Unaffordable 2020, “Kelly Evans: Moving to Tennessee”:
Jonathan Williams Article on State Bonded Obligations 2020:

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