WASHINGTON — State and local governments should develop standards to bolster public pension disclosure or federal regulators may mandate improvements for them, a Securities and Exchange Commission official warned Tuesday.

The remarks came during the opening session of a two-day public pension conference here, sponsored by the Pew Center on the States.

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