U.S. Pensions In Crisis, But Not In Rhode Island

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Guests

Ray Long, reporter, Chicago Tribune
David Draine, senior researcher, Pew Center on the States
Gina Raimondo, state treasurer, Rhode island

States and cities across the country face a trillion-dollar pension crisis that threatens to reduce local services, raise taxes and trim pension benefits for public employees. But sweeping reforms in Rhode Island have alleviated the state's unfunded pension liability.

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