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State Retirement Systems in Debt (1982)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-10-15

Duration: 00:06:27

Subjects: RETIREMENT SYSTEMS | Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System | Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana | Early retirement | Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, Inc.


  • George, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Strickland, Verne Interviewee
  • Reilly, Kevin Interviewee
  • Keller, Ty Interviewee
  • Page, Carlton Interviewee


This segment from the October 15, 1982, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the $3 billion debt facing the State Employees’ Retirement System and the Teachers’ Retirement System due to early retirement provisions and cost of living increases. This report touches on the recommendations made by the Public Affairs Research Council, including raising the retirement age and increasing the contributions made by current employees Host: Beth George