Dallas police and firefighters fill the gallery for a city council budget meeting in August 2016 at Dallas City Hall in Dallas. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott recently signed two bills aimed at fixing troubled pensions in Dallas and Houston respectively. Both are projected to have billions of dollars in unfunded liabilities that could have caused them to go broke in a decade or less.
Dallas police and firefighters fill the gallery for a city council budget meeting in August 2016 at Dallas City Hall in Dallas. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott recently signed two bills aimed at fixing troubled pensions in Dallas and Houston respectively. Both are projected to have billions of dollars in unfunded liabilities that could have caused them to go broke in a decade or less. LM Otero AP
Dallas police and firefighters fill the gallery for a city council budget meeting in August 2016 at Dallas City Hall in Dallas. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott recently signed two bills aimed at fixing troubled pensions in Dallas and Houston respectively. Both are projected to have billions of dollars in unfunded liabilities that could have caused them to go broke in a decade or less. LM Otero AP

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