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Pension Reform Before Revenue

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Governor Deval Patrick has been pushing pension reform on Beacon Hill, and despite the state's dire financial need, says he might veto tax increase legislation unless lawmakers include reform as part of their agenda.

Some say the move is a political one, with the Governor and others grabbing onto a populist issue that would have little real financial effect, while others say, if not now, when is the right time for pension reform?

This program aired on May 8, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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