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BMRB Update

Boston’s Pension Liability Increased

Boston remains on track to fully fund its $1.51B unfunded pension liability by 2025. This has occurred despite assumption and plan changes that together actually increased the overall pension liability by $236.7M.

Research Bureau Supports Yes on 3

The Research Bureau supports the “Yes on 3” campaign to preserve Massachusetts’ existing law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of gender identity in places of public accommodation.  Upholding these protections speaks to a fundamental human rights issue, is the right choice as Boston and the Commonwealth work to create a more inclusive city and state, and important for attracting and retaining talent, investment and business for a thriving Boston and Massachusetts economy.