Something's gotta give.That's the message coming loud and clear from courtrooms, state houses and city halls from Detroit to Springfield, Ill., to Cranston, R.I.In Detroit, a federal judge on Tuesday ruled that the city is broke and that the dire financial situation allows for equally dire solutions. Those solutions will likely include reductions to municipal pensions once thought untouchable because the retiree payouts are guaranteed under Michigan's state constitution.Meanwhile, state legislators in Illinois are mulling a deal that would plug a $100 billion hole in the state's public employee pension fund. Illinois has the dubious distinction of digging the deepest pension fund hole of any state in the U.S. -- and that's saying something.In 2012, the Pew Research Center published a report filled with startling data related to the inability of nearly every state to cover its long-term public pension obligations. According to the report, a healthy state pension system should be at leas...
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