Public Pensions

Debunking Illinois Pension Myths!

Release: February 26, 2009

This Fact Sheet dispels some of the more common, and egregious, myths involving Illinois’ unfunded pension liability.

Pension Funding and the FY2008 Budget

Release: September 11, 2007

Pension funding and the state's FY2008 General Fund budget.

Illinois Burgeoning Unfunded Liability, More Than a Pension Problem!

Release: September 4, 2007

This Report explains the source of Illinois immense unfunded liability, and how it relates to the state's budget and overall fiscal position.

Summary: Report on the Financial Condition of the Illinois Public Employee Retirement Systems

Release: August 7, 2007

A two-page summary of the  Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability's 2007 report on the Illinois' state pension systems.

The Source of Illinois' Unfunded Pension Liability

Release: July 24, 2007

A Fact Sheet on the source of Illinois' unfunded pension liabilities.

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