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RPEC Legislative Alert- 3-29-2016

Final compromise supplemental budget (ESHB 2376) is done and voting begins today. An agreement between House and Senate budget negotiators was announced Monday afternoon and the House convened this morning to pass it on a vote of 78 to 17. Because this is a supplemental budget, it does not have the huge impact of the main biennial budget adopted last …

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2016 Bill Status Report – 3/4/2016

Retired Public Employees Council Bill Status Report Bill Details Status Sponsor   Position   HB2138 SB6017 PERS and TRS plan 1 COLAs DEAD Reykdal   Support Provides the same annual cost-of-living adjustment for plan 1 retirees of the teachers’ retirement system and the public employees’ retirement system as is provided for plan 2 and plan 3 members of those systems. …

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Legislative Action Alert

Last week the Senate and the House passed their supplemental budgets. Neither budget included funding for the restoration of the PEBB Medicare Benefit, cut due to the great recession from $183 to $150. Initially, both budgets included language to “explore the feasibility of transferring retirees from a Medicare supplement plan to a group Medicare Advantage PPO”. RPEC members responded with …

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2016 Bill Status Report – 2/19/2016

Retired Public Employees Council Bill Status Report Bill Details Status Sponsor   Position   HB2138 SB6017 PERS and TRS plan 1 COLAs DEAD Reykdal   Support Provides the same annual cost-of-living adjustment for plan 1 retirees of the teachers’ retirement system and the public employees’ retirement system as is provided for plan 2 and plan 3 members of those systems. …

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