Can Public Employees Be Trusted to Choose the Right Retirement Plan?

Source: Liz Farmer, Governing, View blog, September 19, 2013

Switching from a defined-benefit plan to a defined-contribution, 401(k)-style plan may be all the rage in states and localities these days, but whether it’s the right move for the long run was the topic of much debate Wednesday at Governing’s Cost of Government Summit in Washington, D.C…