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Fort Lauderdale plans massive borrowing to cover pension costs--Research Fellow David Matkin weighs the risks

Fort Lauderdale plans massive borrowing to cover pension costs
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/broward/fl-lauderdale-pension-bond-2012...

By Larry Barszewski, Sun Sentinel
2:03 p.m. EDT, July 23, 2012
FORT LAUDERDALE—
The city has found a new way to shore up its pension funds and reduce budget expenses: borrow hundreds of millions of dollars to bet in the stock market.

Our Research Team is in Demand!

We have been asked to present findings from our current state-local governance research to several groups, noted below. Contact us if you would like us to speak to your group!

2012
June 11 - Dr. Matkin to Florida Court Clerks and Comptrollers
June 7 - Dr. Matkin to Tiger Bay Sarasota
April 13 - Dr. Weissert to Broward Workshop
February 3 - Dr. Weissert to FLorida Philanthropic Network

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