IL, CA, NJ, TX and PA Worst at Keeping Pension Promises

IL, CA, NJ, TX and PA are the five worst states at keeping their pension promises

OH, NH, and TN Most Improved States for Pension Funding

Ohio, New Hampshire, and Tennessee improved  pension funding the most in 2013.

IL, CA, TX, PA, MA, NY Dug Deeper Pension Holes in 2013

Illinois, California, Texas, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and New York have higher pension debt in 2013.

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KY, NY, CA and MI Far from the Sun in 2013

Kentucky, New York, California, and Michigan come close to the worst ‘Sinkhole States” as of fiscal year-end 2013.



  • Financial State of the States

    Each year Truth in Accounting isssues a report of the financial condition of each of the 50 states. See how your state is doing.

  • State Financial Data

    Each year the Truth in Accounting staff collects data from every state's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

  • The Municipal Debt Crisis

    A thorough study of 518 taxing entities in Cook County, including Chicago.  This June 2013 report was coauthored by John Nothdurft, the Heartland Institute, and Sheila Weinberg, CEO of TIA.


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