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How Municipalities in Financial Distress Should Deal with Unfunded Pension Obligations and Appropriate Funding of Essential Services

The Willamette Law Review
Winter 2014

A recent article entitled "How Municipalities in Financial Distress Should Deal with Unfunded Pension Obligations and Appropriate Funding of Essential Services," authored by Jim Spiotto, was published in the Winter 2014 edition of the Willamette Law Review. The article includes the following chapters:

  1. Summary
  2. The Current Situation
  3. Municipalities and the Evolution of Public Pensions
  4. Legal Protections Provided for Public Pensions
  5. A Proposal for Solving this Problem: A Recovery Plan
  6. Conclusion: The Problem is Too Big to Continue to Ignore

This article is reprinted with permission.

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