Op-Ed: The Legislature Must Address Montana Pension Debt
Last updated 4/25/2023 at 4:03pm
You may believe that Montana is debt free following actions by the legislature earlier this year to pay off state debt. It is great that we passed legislation to pay off over $100 million of state bonded debt, but there is another debt obligation rarely discussed but costing us dearly.
Unfortunately, Montana has accumulated over $4.8 billion in pension debt over the past twenty years (in 2003 o...