Tag: Congress|Funding relief|Legislation|PBGC|Tax expenditures|Traditional (defined benefit) pensions|Underfunding
Is Congress setting itself up for a pension crisis?
Who wants to hear about pensions? No one. But that’s sort of the point! Yesterday, I noted that the Senate’s two-year highway bill used a few gimmicks to paper over shortfalls in gas-tax revenue. And one of those was a little-noticed tweak in pension rules that could end up being quite important.