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A 101 Guide To Understanding Vermont's Pension Funds

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Angela Evancie
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Vermont State Treasurer Beth Pearce joins us as we dive into the history and future of Vermont's pension funds.

Vermont's pension funds for state employees and teachers face a multi-billion-dollar unfunded liability. How did this happen? And where do we go from here? This hour, we take a wide-ranging look at Vermont's pension funds and answer your questions.

Our guests are:

  • Beth Pearce, Vermont's state treasurer
  • Sarah Copeland-Hanzas, Democratic representative from Bradford
  • Don Tinney, president of the Vermont NEA Teachers Union

Broadcast live on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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