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Harris County transit agency retains Empower as bundled DC provider

Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Houston, rehired Empower Retirement as bundled provider for its 457 plan and two 401(a) plans, said a spokeswoman in an e-mail.

An RFP was issued in March because Empower’s contract was due to expire Dec. 31.

As of June 30, 2015, the plans had approximately $86.1 million in assets combined. One of the 401(a) plans — the Employee Savings Plan — was closed to new contributions on Jan. 1.