Retirees rally for pensions as committee considers Sen. Brown's bill to bolster pension program

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COLUMBUS, OH (WCMH) - From Utah to Alabama and points in between, retirees rallied at the Ohio Statehouse to demand actions to save their pensions last week.

The pensions of more than 60,000 Ohioans and more than 1 million Americans are at risk, making times difficult for retired steelworkers, coal miners, tobacco workers, teamsters and more. The pension funds are slowly collapsing as they have been since the Wall Street crisis of 2008. 

Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown says he has a plan to save the pensions and his Republican counterpart, Sen. Rob Portman, says he is on board. 

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