TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Trustees of the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System are postponing an important decision until at least July.

The board had considered having a discussion at its meeting Friday about lowering the pension system's projections for long-term investment earnings.

KPERS currently assumes it will earn an average of 8 percent annually on its investments. Critics suggest the figure is too high, and the board reviews it every three years.

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