Retirement Security Legislation in the States

Source: Anna Petrini, LegisBrief, Vol. 24 no. 44, November 2016
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Even as they are living longer, many Americans—especially those working in the private sector— are not saving enough to ensure a comfortable retirement. Concerned about costs for public assistance programs if their citizens retire into poverty, states have begun exploring a spectrum of policy solutions to avert a retirement savings crisis.