(Adds details from hearing, letter, byline) By Emily Chasan NEW YORK, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Fifteen U.S. business groups have asked legislators to provide relief on a pension plan funding law to help companies avoid having to freeze or end pension plans that may be inadequately funded because of the financial crisis. They want Congress to lower levels at which pension plans must be funded and to clarify whether they could smooth out the market values of pension plan assets over several ...
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