BRADENTON, Fla. — Two major Southeast governments ­announced plans Tuesday to join the popular trend of adjusting or eliminating defined-benefit pension plans that they deem unsustainable.

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed pledged to push the City Council to approve pension reforms before the new fiscal year begins July 1, while Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican who took office Jan. 4, promised changes in the state’s pension system.

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