The State Worker

December 9, 2013 12:46 PM

Read the Detroit bankruptcy ruling

Here’s the 150-page decision in the Detroit bankruptcy case, which has the distinction of being the first-ever court decision that says promised public-employee pension benefits can be reduced via municipal bankruptcy. Worth noting: States cannot declare bankruptcy.

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