As states face budget shortfalls, lawmakers are looking for ways to save by trimming public employee pensions. We take a look at proposed changes around the country, with a touchdown in Wisconsin, where public pensions are shifting.
We speak with Mike Ivey, business reporter for the Capital Times in Madison, Wisconsin, and Kil Huh, director of research at the Pew Center on the States.
- The Capital Times: Public worker retirement system sputters with market
- Pew Center Map: Pension and retiree health care reform in the states
- Pew Center: State by state report on public pensions (pdf)
- Here & Now: As stimulus money runs out, governors target public employee pay
This segment aired on December 20, 2010.