Policy Orientation 2016

Friday, January 8 • 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Many of Texas’s local retirement systems are in danger of fiscal disaster. The latest data shows we have in excess of $57 billion in unfunded pension liabilities and that number is only continuing to grow. Texas' pension programs are built on the defined benefit model. The panelists will discuss the viability of other options.

Rep. Roberto Alonzo, Texas House of Representatives
Rep. Jim Murphy, Texas House of Representatives
Max Patterson, Executive Director, Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems | Presentation 
Bob Williams, President, State Budget Solutions

Moderated by James Quintero, Director, Center for Local Governance, Texas Public Policy Foundation