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Pension Advisory Group Holds Fourth Meeting

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Pension Advisory Group will hold its fourth meeting Monday at the Central Public Library in Cranston. The agenda will include continued overviews on key variables presented by the state’s actuary and other plan features, including defined contribution plans and self-correcting mechanisms.

The 12 member voluntary group is an advisory body that includes local and national experts on pension reform from business, academia and labor. The charge of the group is to vet and organize information for the Governor and Treasurer as they work to develop a comprehensive solution for the General Assembly to consider during the special session on pension reform this fall.

The group will help foster honest dialogue about the real sacrifices that will be required to re-design a system to • Attract quality employees

• Provide a level of security for its retirees

• Preserve funding for public services

• Protect taxpayers

Monday, September 12, 2011 – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Central Public Library 140 Sockanosset Cross Road, Cranston, RI 02920

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Department or agency: RI Office of the General Treasurer

Online: http://www.treasury.ri.gov/

Release date: 09-11-2011

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