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Houston’s Pensions Solutions; Could it Work for Dallas?

Houston isn’t the only city in Texas with pension challenges. In fact, some believe at city like Dallas might be able to learn a thing or two from how Houston’s proposed to handle its unfunded pension obligations. On this edition of Houston Matters, we compare the pension debts incurred by Houston and Dallas, and discuss whether […]

VU Meters. (Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media)Houston isn’t the only city in Texas with pension challenges. In fact, some believe at city like Dallas might be able to learn a thing or two from how Houston’s proposed to handle its unfunded pension obligations. On this edition of Houston Matters, we compare the pension debts incurred by Houston and Dallas, and discuss whether solutions Houston is pursuing could apply to other cities.

Our guests are Max Patterson, executive director of the Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems, and Tristan Hallman, Dallas City Hall reporter for the Dallas Morning News.

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