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2018 RPEC Election Endorsements

2018 RPEC Election Endorsements Ballots have been mailed for the Washington State Primary Elections on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. The RPEC Political Action Committee (PAC) has provided their election endorsements. Download the 2018 RPEC Election Endorsements here.

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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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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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