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OUR OPINION: Keep close eye on public-sector pensions

Published 06/21/2012, Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota’s overall finances are in great shape, and Minnesota’s are getting better. But in both states, there’s a set of long-term obligations that have wreaked havoc in other capitals and could do the same in Bismarck and St. Paul. The obligations are the pension and health-care benefits the states will owe to their government-worker retirees.

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