Fall in Asset Values Hurts States' Pension Funds: S&P

Shields, Yvette
July 2010
Bond Buyer;7/1/2010, Vol. 373 Issue 33343, p6
Trade Publication
The article discusses impacts of the decline in the public pension fund assets of Chicago, Illinois in 2008. It stresses that the decline has exerted budget pressure in the state. It mentions that the decline in the assets is stimulating several states to re-develop benefit levels and core services programs which include pensions.


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