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Pensions on Main Street from the National Public Pension Coalition

Public pensions are powerful economic engines for communities, states, and the national economy. Check out ProtectPensions.org to learn more.  

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SSB 6340 COLA Bill Passes the Senate – Video

SSB 6340 – a one-time increase to the PERS and TRS Plans 1 member monthly benefits of 2 percent up to a maximum of $62.50, passed the Senate on Wednesday – 48 yeas, 0 nays, 1 excused. Video includes floor debate by Senators Conway, Braun and Schoesler. Thank you to all who took the time to urge their Senator to push …

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2018 RPEC and WEA-R Legislative Day Action at Capitol

Retired, Not Expired! 2018 Retired Public Employees Council and Washington Education Association-Retired Joint Legislative Day action at the Capitol. Speaking on the need for a Plan 1 COLA and PEBB Medicare benefit increase.  

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SB 6290-6305-6340 – Plan 1 COLA Testimony, Senate Ways & Means Comm 01-23-2018

RPEC Chapter 2 member Carol Baque,  RPEC member and Chapter 2 President Denny Johnston and RPEC Chapter 2 member Lawrence Jacobson testified on Tuesday, January 23rd in front of the Senate Ways & Means Committee in support of SB 290, SB 6305 & SB 6340 – a one-time, 3% PERS/TRS Plan 1 COLA. To see the entire video, go to: https://www.tvw.org/watch/?eventID=2018011326 …

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