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RPEC Weekly ACTION Newsletter – January 27, 201

RPEC Weekly ACTION Newsletter – January 27, 2017   Plan 1 COLA Bills are moving through the Legislature! On January 20th, H.B. 1484 was presented in the House. This bill provides for Plan 1 retirees to receive a one-time COLA on July 1, 2017 of $2.00 per year of earned service credit. In other words, if you worked 30 years, …

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HB 1484, Plan 1 COLA – House Appropriations Hearing 1-26-2017

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 1-26-2017 “There are many plan 1 members, like myself, who are struggling to cover our expenses,” stated Nancy Heley, a public sector retiree from Olympia, “but many are too ashamed and embarrassed to tell their stories.”  Nancy was speaking in front of the Washington State House Committee on Appropriations on Thursday on behalf of more …

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H.B. 1484 – Plan 1 COLA bill

We are gaining momentum working with your legislators at the state Capitol concerning two issues – a Plan 1 COLA (HB 1484, which would grant Plan 1 retirees a one-time COLA of $2 per year of service credit) and the PEBB Medicare Benefit restoration. We ask retirees from all plans to help us fight. Your Legislators need to hear from …

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