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    Public pensions vary widely across states, featuring different benefit formulas, eligibility requirements, and mandatory employee contribution rates. A few states adhere fairly closely to funding requirements, but most have fallen far behind. Other states have undertaken promising reform initiatives. 

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    Research Areas Aging and retirement
    Tags Retirement Retirement policy Older workers
    Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population