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TEXPERS Executive Director Max Patterson is part of a panel discussing public pension reform during the last day of the 16th Annual Policy Orientation for the Texas Legislature 2018, hosted by the Texas Public Policy Foundation. The panel discussion is to be live-streamed from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Feb. 9. Click here to access the live-stream and additional details about the event.
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The funded status of local public pension plans is growing closer to that of state funds, according to a new national study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. The same is true of many local plans in Texas, and the outperformance could be due to those systems receiving more of their required contributions and using more rigid funding methods than their state counterparts.