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Senate GOP readies for another shot at the pension problem

Senate GOP readies for another shot at the pension problem

Posted: June 7, 2017

One of Harrisburg’s perennial headaches is heading back to the legislative spotlight as Senate Republican leaders work to push a familiar pension bill through the chamber.

Last session, GOP lawmakers made a late-in-the-game attempt to pass a pension overhaul that would have offered state employees three retirement options–two so-called “hybrid” plans, and a 401k-style plan.