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SSB 6340 Signed into Law

Late this morning, Governor Jay Inslee signed into law SSB 6340 – a one-time 1.5% COLA for Plan 1 benefit recipients. Also in attendance for the signing was bill sponsor Senator Steve Conway and former Senator Karen Fraser, who is also an RPEC member. Along with RPEC members, many members of WEA-Retired joined the bill signing.

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SSB 6340 PLAN 1 COLA BILL PASSED!

Congratulations! 8 years after the cuts to our benefits, the state legislature has finally passed proposals to provide some relief. Last night, a bill (SSB 6340) was passed that will provide a one-time 1.5% COLA to Plan 1 pensions with a cap of $62.50/month.  Plan 1 retirees will see that increase in their July pension payout. In addition, included in the …

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Bill Summary 3-2-2018

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Bill Summary 2-23-2018

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