PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The architects of Rhode Island’s pension overhaul plan said Friday their proposal won’t reduce benefits that public workers have already earned, but stressed the need for a “one-time” comprehensive fix rather than piecemeal changes.

Gov. Lincoln Chafee and Treasurer Gina Raimondo sent a letter to state employees previewing the elements of an overhaul they are expected to present to the General Assembly for consideration during a special legislative session next month.

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