State Has Huge Bill Coming Due for Retiree Health Care

·By Greg Wiles

Concerned about how to make up the state’s $6.2 billion unfunded pension liability? Well, what about the more than $10 billion the state is going to have to pay for health benefits for retirees and their dependents?


Share your thoughts about the state's unfunded liability for public employee retiree health care and what should be done about it.

  1. Source: “The Crisis in State and Local Government Retiree Health Benefit Plans: Myths and Realities,” November 2009 Center for State & Local Government Excellence.