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A significant positive correlation between PRIT and PRIA, as well as between PRIA and PDQ-39SV, was observed in the selected patients in the present study.
Starting in October 2007, many underperforming local systems were forced into PRIT, while other systems, with comparable long-term returns and funded ratios that were higher than the state's, voluntarily chose to join PRIT.
Still on the to-do list is moving into the PRIT fund about $30 million that acting administrator Roger P.
Shermco and PRIT Service both are long-standing InterNational Electrical Testing Association accredited firms.
Both have recently opted voluntarily to join PRIT, joining other major local pension funds such as Newton's and Middlesex County's that have moved to the state in the last few years.
The PRIT also is creating a new Web site that will include easily accessible information about what CMS is doing to reduce Medicare hassles.
He has not attended the last two board meetings, at which preparations have been made to merge the pension fund with PRIT.
Donoghue set to retire this month, the acting chairman and the other three remaining board members are scheduled to vote July 13 on whether to merge the retirement system's assets with the $50 billion state pension fund, called the Public Retirement Investment Trust, or PRIT.
Because of savvy investment policy and economies of scale, the PRIT fund consistently has surpassed all but a few of the 106 other public pension systems in the state.
Donoghue, who has weathered criticism for playing golf the day after going out sick earlier this month, and for his management of the fund, which has earned returns over the years that are substantially lower than PRIT as well as smaller funds.
Angola Telecom declared that it has partnered with Israeli group Mitrelli to link Angola's Uige province to the world by broadband technology for voice, data, internet and video, as part of a project to renew telecommunications facilities, called PRIT.
Donoghue backed last year, now is poised to seize control of his fund and other underperforming local funds and merge them with the $50 billion state public employee pension fund, called the Public Retirement Investment Trust, or PRIT.