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The economic turmoil in the early months of the pandemic – a plunging stock market and soaring unemployment – posed a real threat to state and local government pension funds and the workers who rely on them. One group was particularly vulnerable: public-sector workers who aren’t covered by Social Security and lack the backstop of…

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About half of the nation’s private-sector employees do not have a retirement savings plan at work, and that hasn’t changed in at least 40 years. Some states are trying to fix this coverage gap in the absence of substantial progress by the federal government in solving the problem.  And the state reforms are gaining momentum…