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What Exactly Caused Houston’s Pension Problem?

Last week (Aug. 9, 2016), Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research released a report highlighting the current financial state of Houston’s pensions. The report lays out why the city’s unfunded liabilities are growing, and offers options for reform (though it does not make any recommendations about those options). We discuss the report with Bill […]

City Hall Council Building PoliticsLast week (Aug. 9, 2016), Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research released a report highlighting the current financial state of Houston's pensions.

The report lays out why the city's unfunded liabilities are growing, and offers options for reform (though it does not make any recommendations about those options).

We discuss the report with Bill Fulton, director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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