Yes, pension reform through a constitutional amendment

Mark Glennon  |  September 16, 2020

By Mark Glennon, includes “Chicago’s late James Spiotto … concluded an analysis … ‘It is now time for all states to recognize what the U.S. Supreme Court and virtually all other state courts have agreed: For the financial survival of public pensions and for the necessary funding of essential governmental services and needed infrastructure improvements, reasonable and necessary modification of public pension benefits in times of dire financial distress must be permitted for a higher public purpose.’ …”

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