Steven Gassenberger is a policy analyst with Reason Foundation's Pension Integrity Project.
Prior to joining Reason, Gassenberger worked as a consumer advocacy manager for Xerox Corporation specializing in financial consumer regulation and compliance. He also worked as a senior associate for Stateside Associates, where he developed state-level management strategies for a variety of policy areas.
Gassenberger graduated from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Arts in international relations and received a Master of Arts in public policy from Tel Aviv University.
The Teacher Retirement System of Texas reported an unfunded pension liability of $35.4 billion in 2017.
California Voters Approve Tax Increases for Public Services, But Pension Payments and Debt May Eat the Money
Local governments say increased taxes are a path for increased public services, but the money is going to have to go to pension payments.