TITLE

Despite Squabbles, They're Ahead of the Game on GASB

AUTHOR(S)
Saskal, Rich
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/30/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32350, special section p71
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an overview of the fiscal condition of Alaska. The author claims that state officials are still trying to resolve the accumulated retirement liabilities even after enacting a change to its public employee retirement system in 2005. State legislators have approved a bill that shifts new government employees to a defined-contribution retirement system. In his bill signing message, Governor Frank Murkowski states that reform is needed to control municipalities and school districts' costs.
ACCESSION #
20409249

 

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