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SCPP Testimony Instructions & SCPP Meeting – November 15

We need your help!  On November 15th, the Select Committee on Pension Policy (SCPP) will be voting on a proposal to provide a cost-of-living-adjustment to PERS 1 and TRS 1 retirees.  The proposal also includes a legislative pathway to a permanent COLA for Plan 1 retirees. We need ALL RPEC members to sign into the Legislature’s website to cite a …

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RPEC 2022 General Election Endorsement List

2022 RPEC PAC ENDORSEMENTS Below are candidates endorsed by the RPEC PAC for the upcoming general elections on Tuesday, November 8th. Please vote and return your ballot. Your ballot must be postmarked no later than November 8th or returned to a ballot drop box by 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 8th. For a list of ballot drop box locations and voting …

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SCPP Testimony Training & SCPP Meeting – October 11 & 18

SCPP is considering a permanent COLA for Plan 1 Retirees! Thanks to your swift action, the SCPP received 185 letters of support for a permanent cost of living adjustment (COLA) for Plan 1 retirees. Many of those letters came from RPEC members. Dozens of RPEC members also signed in to register their support of a permanent COLA, and 10 of …

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2022 End of Session Report

End of Session Report 2022 By RPEC Lobbyist Emily Murphy March 17, 2022 Context The 2022 60-day Legislative Session concluded on time on March 10th. For the second year of the pandemic, the legislature conducted its business mostly remotely. With Democratic majorities in both chambers, the legislature passed the 2022 supplemental operating budget totally $64.1 billion in state general funds …

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