In a Forbes column, NIRS Executive Director Dan Doonan reports on his visit to Alaska to discuss with stakeholders the retirement and workforce challenges facing the state.

He writes that he is heartened to see that Alaskans are having an open, honest, and data-driven debate about the solution they want to solve their workforce crisis. “I’m confident they’ll see how pension plans can be beneficial to all stakeholders, including employers, employees, and citizens.”

Read the full column.