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James M. Hohman: Michigan Leads the Way in Pension Reform

August 16, 2017

James M. Hohman, the director of fiscal policy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, describes a new law in Michigan that will reshape the state's pension system.

James M. Hohman, the director of fiscal policy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, joins today's show to talk about why pension reform is important not just in Michigan, but across the United States, and about what Michigan has done to avoid impending pension disaster. Hohman discusses how Michigan's new law will benefit government employees as well as taxpayers, and what other states can and should do to be similarly successful. 

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Teresa Mull is the managing editor for School Reform News.
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