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House Democrat opposition to FRS reform is like apple pie

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State House Democrats say the push to change the pension system for government workers is based on flawed and unlikely assumptions. Speaker Steve Crisafulli wants to overhaul the Florida Retirement System. The goal is to move new workers out of the traditional defined-benefits plan to a 401(K) type defined-contribution plan that would be more portable for when workers leave government jobs. Reform efforts in the past stalled in the Senate where members note that with the ability to pay 86.6…

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