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Overview
The U.S. had a $968 billion shortfall in 2013 — up $54 billion from the prior year — between the pension benefits that were promised to employees and what was actually saved to make those payments, according to a recent report by Pew Charitable Trusts.

Here are the states with the worst-funded pension programs based on the percentage the programs were funded in 2013. Rankings are listed in ascending order:

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