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  1. S.C. Treasurer Loftis re-elected; Rep. Cantor loses primary

    trueCurtis M. Loftis Jr. was re-elected as state treasurer of South Carolina on Tuesday, while House Majority Leader, and Wall Street ally, Eric Cantor, R-Va., lost his Republican primary the same night.

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  1. Cincinnati voters soundly reject pension measure

    trueCincinnati voters rejected a ballot initiative Tuesday that would have created an amendment to the city's charter changing certain retirement benefits of the Cincinnati Retirement System.

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  2. Cincinnati voters consider confusing pension measure

    trueA ballot initiative in Cincinnati's citywide elections on Tuesday proposes an amendment to the city's charter that could create a new defined contribution plan as well as require the Cincinnati Retirement System to reach a 100% funded status in 10 years.

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  3. Stringer, Burnett compete for NYC comptroller post

    trueThe race for New York City comptroller, a job that includes managing the $145 billion New York City Retirement Systems, is a study in contrasts as well as similarities between Republican John Burnett and Democrat Scott Stringer.

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  4. L.A. pension reform referendum fails to make ballot

    trueAn effort to hold a referendum on replacing Los Angeles' three city pension plans with a defined contribution plan for new employees, proposed by former Mayor Richard Riordan, was temporarily put on hold.

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  5. Amendments targeting public pension funds won't reduce liabilities - Pensions & Investments

    trueA handful of constitutional amendments on the Nov. 6 ballots across the U.S. would affect public pension plans in a variety of states, but none goes very far toward reducing existing unfunded pension liabilities, even in the worst-funded states.

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  6. State, local races could affect pension funds, managers, retirees - Pensions & Investments

    trueA number of state and local pension plans around the country could see changes in the near future, depending on who is elected in a number of races on Nov. 6.

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  7. North Carolina treasurer overwhelmingly wins primary

    trueNorth Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell, sole trustee of the $71.8 billion North Carolina Retirement Systems, Raleigh, easily won her election primary Tuesday with 77% of the votes.

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  8. Pension fund fees at issue in North Carolina race

    trueBringing state pension fund assets in-house, and fees that might be saved through such a move, are issues in the Democratic primary for the state treasurer's job in North Carolina.

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