COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill reforming South Carolina's pensionsystems for public workers headed Thursday to the governor's desk,as the special legislative session wound to a close.

The House voted 88-9 and the Senate voted 43-0 on a compromiseagreed to hours earlier by a six-member conference committee. Theagreement is largely the Senate's version of the bill.

"I think it's a fabulous package," said Sen. Greg Ryberg,R-Aiken. The retiring senator, who's fought for pensionreform for years, praised the compromise as keeping the systemsolvent, while being fair to workers.

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