Heads of Oklahoma Pension Systems Dispute Report's Critical Conclusions

Watts, Jim
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/31/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32351, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on the financial crises encountered by the managers of Oklahoma's largest state concerning employee retirement systems. Scott Meacham, state treasurer, reported that the biggest problems in retirement programs were the Oklahoma Teachers Retirement System, with 7.1 billion dollars in unfunded liabilities and the Oklahoma Public Employees retirement System, with 2.1 billion dollars in unfunded liabilities.


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