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Treasury Department Announces February Public Sessions for Feedback on CSPF Rescue Plan


(WASHINGTON) – The Treasury Department announced the details today for two public sessions in February for Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund retirees and participants to offer feedback on the proposed rescue plan. The sessions will be hosted by Treasury appointee Kenneth R. Feinberg who is overseeing the rescue plan review process as outlined by the Kline-Miller Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014.

Feinberg has stated he will take all comments from retirees and participants into account for his review of the proposed rescue plan however, the comments made at these sessions will not be submitted as official public comments. To submit official public comments, retirees and participants need to visit and follow the instructions outlined there.

The Treasury Department extended the deadline for all official public comments to Feb. 1, 2016.

The locations and dates for the public sessions are:


Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Wayne State University

General Lectures Building, Room 100

5045 Anthony Wayne

Detroit, MI 48202

4:30-6:30 p.m.



Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall

300 Washington Ave SE

Minneapolis, MN 55455

4:30-6:30 p.m.