State Pension Funding Levels in U.S. Improve for a Second Year

  • More than two-thirds of U.S. pensions are healthier in 2014
  • Illinois worst funded, followed by Kentucky and Connecticut

The finances of more than two-thirds of U.S. state pension plans improved in fiscal year 2014, as a soaring stock market boosted returns and many states stopped incorporating losses from the recession into their pension calculations.

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