Public Pension Plans

Source: Diane Rehm Show, Thursday, October 7, 2010

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Federal, state and local budget deficits prompt a hard look at what some say are generous pensions promised to government workers: Pension plan problem and underfunded retirement in both the public and private sectors.

Guests:
Leigh Snell – Federal Relations Director,the National Council on Teacher Retirement

David John – senior research fellow, The Heritage Foundation

Norman Stein – professor of law, Drexel University

Tom Shoop – editor in chief,Government Executive Magazine

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