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Support Md. GOP pension reform

Two hundred million dollars has been diverted from Maryland state employees' pension funds in 2013. The government's deception is abominable.

House Republicans are offering three pension reform proposals, and I encourage everyone to call their delegates to get them on board behind the Prudent Pension Management Act, the State Employee Pension Choice Act and the Fairness in Pension Government Act.

Gini Spicer, Crownsville

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