OP-ED: Zero out Oregon’s PERS crisis

Central Oregonian – ICLE Chief Economist Eric Fruits has an op-ed published in the Central Oregonian about Oregon’s public employee retirement system. You can read the full piece here.

No one wants to talk about the biggest problem facing Oregon. It’s not the pandemic. It’s not homelessness. It’s not racial justice. The biggest crisis facing Oregon is its public employee retirement system, or PERS.