Saturday, September 26, 2020

Legislative News

2020 RPEC Primary Election Endorsements

2020 RPEC Primary Election Endorsements Endorsements made by the RPEC Political Action Committee (PAC) are based on the candidates’ support for our positions on protecting and improving our pensions and health insurance coverage. Federal 1st CD: Suzan DelBene 2nd CD: Rick Larsen 3rd CD: Carolyn Long 5th CD: Dave Wilson 6th CD: Derek Kilmer 7th CD: Pramila Jayapal 8th CD: …

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RPEC End of Session Report 2020

End of Session Report 2020 By RPEC Lobbyist Emily Murphy April 15, 2020 This report can also be downloaded here. With the outbreak of the COVID-19 global pandemic escalating in the closing days of the 2020 legislative session, it was a wild ride for RPEC’s priorities, which hung in the balance to the very end in this dramatic and truly …

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PLAN 1 COLA Bill Signed! This afternoon, Governor Jay Inslee signed HB 1390 into law. Plan 1 Retirees will see a 3% increase to their pension payment (capped at a maximum of $62.50) beginning with their payment at the end of July. We are tremendously grateful that the Governor chose to stand with and protect Plan 1 retirees during this …

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PLAN 1 COLA Update

PLAN 1 COLA Update Since the end of the Legislative Session, RPEC leaders been working with other retiree groups to send a clear and consistent message to the Governor’s Office about the importance of the Plan 1 COLA in the as part of economic relief for retirees. Earlier this week, the RPEC Executive Board sent a letter to the Governor …

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