Despite several attempts at reforms, public pensions in Michigan continue to strain budgets at both the local and state level. The school employee pension system, for instance, has a whopping $23 billion in unfunded liabilities, and the state continually fails to set aside enough money annually to adequately fund it.

How states like Michigan can fix these perennial pension problems will be the topic of this Issues and Ideas Forum. The featured speaker will be Dan Liljenquist, who spearheaded pension reforms in Utah while he served as a state senator. For his role in the Utah reforms, Liljenquist was named a 2011 “Public Official of the Year” by Governing Magazine, and has since a become national expert on this issue and highlighted by the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, among other outlets.

Lunch is free and is included with reservations

WHEN: Wed. April 23 at noon — registration begins at 11:30 a.m.
Program runs from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
WHERE:  Radisson Hotel Lansing at the Capitol
Room: Capitol II, 2nd Floor
111 N. Grand Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Event Manager Kimberley Fischer-Kinne at 989-698-1905.

Registration is closed.

Registration deadline is Monday, April 21st at 12:00 Noon.

Please note: We are unable to guarantee lunch for any guest if the registration is received after the deadline.

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