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Retirement

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  • Research Report
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The state of retirement funding has become an obvious fiscal concern for city governments, especially since the Great Recession.

As pension challenges have become more apparent in recent years, local…

  • CitiesSpeak

This is the first piece in a three-part series about pensions and healthcare. Each piece will include insights gained at different state municipal league meetings across the country.

The National League of Cities recently visited Wichita…

A city at night.
A city at night.
  • CitiesSpeak

NLC’s latest Municipal Action Guide includes a historical look at public sector pension plans, an overview of approaches to pension reforms, and a worksheet to help local officials navigate decision-making regarding…

photo - Making Informed Choices About Public Sector Pension Plans
photo - Making Informed Choices About Public Sector Pension Plans
  • Research Report

Pensions play a critical role in the ability of local governments to attract and retain the workforce needed to meet citizen demands. The costs associated with this employee benefit, however, can be substantial. A recent National League of Cities…

  • CitiesSpeak

A growing number of U.S. mayors are stepping up and demonstrating vision as they plan for a new demographic future.

This is a guest post by Paul Irving.

Nearly 90 percent of older adults want to remain in…

Aging couple
Aging couple
  • CitiesSpeak

There’s no silver bullet, and it will take the implementation of several steps to actually address problems in a meaningful way.

This is a guest post by Ryan Holeywell. This is the third post in a series on NLC’s public sector retirement…

Houston
Houston
  • CitiesSpeak

NLC recently announced the Public Sector Retirement Initiative, designed to provide timely research and educational resources to help elected officials navigate the retirement landscape, solve local government retirement challenges, and…

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