Monday, September 28, 2020

Legislative News

Town Hall meetings coming up – your chance to be heard

Town Hall meetings coming up – your chance to be heard Legislators go back to their districts for in-person town hall meetings and/or to conduct telephonic town halls. This is your chance to tell legislators to vote no on any bill creating a Plan 4.  Your benefits are modest and diverting the flow of funds from the current Plans 2 …

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CALL TO ACTION – ESSB 5851 – Districts 17, 25 & 31

The majority Caucus in the Senate has pulled ESSB 5851 to the floor.  It could receive a vote at any time.  We need to dust off our phones and e-mails and start calling and messaging Senators urging them not to support this bill. We specifically need support from Senators Benton, Dammeier and Roach. A sample message could be:  “Please do not …

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CALL TO ACTION – ESSB 5851

The Conservative Caucus in the Senate has pulled ESSB 5851 to the floor.  It could receive a vote at any time.  We need to dust off our phones and e-mails and start calling and messaging Senators urging them not to support this bill.  A sample message could be:  “Please do not support ESSB 5851, the so-called pension reform bill.  It …

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ACTION ALERT – ESSB 5851

Bill phasing out retirement security sent to Senate floor The state Senate Rules Committee Tuesday (Feb. 4) moved the major anti-retirement security bill to a full Senate vote – a day after the stock market plummeted 326 points, meaning existing 401(k) plans have dropped 6 percent in 2014, “Stock Drop Prompts 401(k) Fears”. The anti-retirement security bill, ESSB 5851, would …

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