WASHINGTON, March 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), who has been sounding the alarm on a pending pension crisis and was named as the co-chair of the newly-formed Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans will speak at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on Thursday, April 12, 2018.
The pension plans of 1.5 million workers and retirees nationwide are facing shortfalls and are at risk of insolvency in the coming decade. The Joint Select Committee, which was created by Congress in February as part of the recent budget compromise, is tasked with finding a solution and reporting it to both the House and Senate by the end of November. Brown is serving as Co-Chair with U.S. Senator Orin Hatch (R-UT). The committee is comprised of 16 members of Congress with equal numbers of Democrats and Republicans, as well as House and Senate members. The group held its first meeting on March 14.
Lunch will be served in the club's Holeman Lounge at 12:30 p.m., with remarks by Senator Brown beginning shortly afterwards, followed by a question-and-answer session. Tickets cost $25 for National Press Club members (members may purchase two tickets at this rate) and $39 for all other non-member tickets. Please click here to purchase tickets to the luncheon.
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