BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's push to make thousands of state workers pay more and wait longer for their retirement benefits is planned for an overhaul by senators who are resisting some of the changes proposed.

The Senate diverted the bills to a second committee, where they are expected to get a heavy rewrite Monday to shrink and phase in the increased payments and lessen the blow of the impact to workers who have been state employees for decades.

"That will put them in the public realm so that way everybody will see them in their semifinal form," said Sen. Elbert Guillory, the Opelousas Democrat who is sponsoring the measures for Jindal.

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