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Public-worker benefits need reform

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Keli’i Akina, Ph.D., is CEO of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii. He wrote this in his capacity as a private citizen.

There is a looming danger in the unsustainable growth of our state government: The unfunded liabilities for the pensions and health benefits of retired state workers are now estimated at $23 billion, and the prospect is for the debt to continue increasing. Read more

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