State Initiatives Transforming the Retirement Savings Landscape
With the start of the 2017 legislative sessions, states are continuing to lead the effort to expand the accessibility of retirement savings options for private sector workers. This year, several states, including California, Connecticut, Maryland, and New Jersey – are launching the implementation of their new laws passed in 2016, Illinois continues its program implementation work, and two states – Washington and Oregon –are currently scheduled to open their programs for enrollment in 2017.
Since 2012, 40 states have take action to implement, study or consider legislation to establish state-facilitated retirement savings programs.
Please click the map above to view 2017 state summaries.
Please click here to visit our State Activity Update page and
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This report to the Vermont Public Retirement Study Committee reviews available policy options, including legal, regulatory and plan design considerations.
The lessons of simplicity and easy access in 529 savings can work for state-sponsored retirement plans.
The federal government has cleared the path for innovation and given states a number of policy design options.
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