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Minnesota public employee pension plans underfunded by $16.7 billion

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Minnesota’s retired employees are paid about $3.8 billion a year in retirement benefits. Alarms went off last week when it was learned that pension plans for the state are underfunded by a whopping $16.7 billion. That’s $4 billion more than when the state’s lawmakers set out in 2010 to remedy the shortfall.


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