December 5, 2012 – It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s … another government report telling Pennsylvanians what they already know: We have $41 billion in public pension obligations, and it’s scary. If Gov. Tom Corbett is serious about tackling this key issue, he should put out real solutions, not more reports detailing the problem. By now, most people understand how we got in this mess. They are aware that former Gov. Tom Ridge approved higher benefits for public sector workers from the governor and judges on down the line to teachers and janitors.