ALEC http://ripr.org en Conservative Group Praises Rhode Island's Pension Overhaul http://ripr.org/post/conservative-group-praises-rhode-islands-pension-overhaul <p>A conservative group is praising Rhode Island for overhauling its state pension plan in 2011. The changes made to the plan remain the subject of a lawsuit in Superior Court.</p><p></p><p>In a new report, the American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC, praises Rhode Island for making significant changes to reduce its long-term pension obligations. The Virginia-based group calls the changes a contrast from states that hold hearings and organize study groups without taking action.</p><p></p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:52:36 +0000 Ian Donnis 20043 at http://ripr.org Conservative Group Praises Rhode Island's Pension Overhaul