COLA, PEBB Month of Death Bill Pass Legislature


On the evening of Wednesday, February 28, the Washington State Senate unanimously passed Substitute House Bill 1985 and House Bill 2481, RPEC’s top priority bills.  As identical versions of both bills were previously passed by the Washington State House of Representatives, both pieces of legislation have secured final passage and will now be headed to Governor Jay Inslee for signature.

PERS 1 & TRS 1 Retirees Likely to Receive COLA in July

SHB 1985 provides a one-time 3% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) to PERS 1 and TRS 1 retirees not to exceed $110 per month.  The bill, which is sponsored…

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