CalSTRS said Thursday that its long-term funding shortfall has risen to $73.7 billion, a stark reminder of the financial issues facing the teachers’ pension fund.What fraction of the state budget is that $74 billion? Page 3/54 here shows it to be about half the current annual state budget.
The newest tally reflects CalSTRS’ financial condition as of last June 30. The pension fund said the shortfall grew by $2.7 billion in the 12 months since the previous valuation of June 30, 2012.
Friday, April 04, 2014
California State Teachers Retirement System
What? Here in sunny California, the Golden State, where everything is hunky-dorey and Obamacare is praised in story and song--here in California, the teachers retirement system is going broke? Who would ever have thought such a thing?