Jul 23, 2012 — New accounting rules will make public pension plans look less healthy, though they don't change the underlying reality.
Jul 20, 2012 — Numbers from state and local governments suggest their public pension plans are underfunded by about $1 trillion. New accounting rules are about to make that gap between what they owe and what they have on hand look bigger — much bigger, in some cases.
Jun 5, 2012 — A bankruptcy judge has ruled that the pension fund of a small U.S. territory is a "governmental unit" and therefore not eligible to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
May 29, 2012 — States have promised their employees sweet retirement benefits, but haven't set aside enough money. Now, one public pension fund has filed for bankruptcy.
May 24, 2012 — The public pension fund of a U.S. territory in the Pacific Ocean recently filed for bankruptcy. If the case is allowed to proceed, it could have major implications for retirees all across the U.S.
Jun 26, 2009 — How the giant pools of money in a public pension funds bankroll private equity.