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The public pension problem

By Colbert Matsumoto and Allen B. Uyeda

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 18, 2013

~~<p><strong>State leaders finally have drawn a crucial line in Hawaii&rsquo;s fiscal sand. Now what?<br />
</strong><em>By Colbert Matsumoto</em><strong><br />
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<p>The unfunded liabilities of the Employees Retirement System (ERS) and the Employer-Union Trust Fund (EUTF) represent the most serious fiscal challenge facing the state and the counties. Fortunately, policymakers recognized that kicking the can down the road was no longer sustainable and chose to confront the problem head-on.</p>
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State leaders finally have drawn a crucial line in Hawaii’s fiscal sand. Now what? By Colbert Matsumoto

The unfunded liabilities of the Employees Retirement System (ERS) and the Employer-Union Trust Fund (EUTF) represent the most serious fiscal challenge facing the state and the counties. Fortunately, policymakers recognized that kicking the can down the road was no longer sustainable and chose to confront the problem head-on. Login for more...



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