CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's House has voted to create a new public pension system for employees.

The House voted 197-104 Thursday against studying the idea and instead implementing a plan for public employees hired after Nov 1. The bill goes to the Senate which voted Wednesday to create a commission to study a defined contribution pension plan for public employees.

Opponents said the plan would cost property taxpayers millions of dollars, but supporters said problems would be fixed before a final bill was brought back at the end of the legislative session.

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