Local PERS News

Local news stories of interest to PERS retirees and their families.

As the PERS battle in the Legislature heats up, we wanted you to see the article below in The Oregonian. Please contact your legislator and tell them to keep their paws off PERS.

2/24/2017:  What PERS cuts would mean to me

12/9/2016:  Business and elected leaders debate pension cuts versus new taxes

12/9/2016: Outgoing Oregon Investment Council chair submits her list of pension fixes

12/9/2016:  Gov. Brown punts on leadership opportunity: Editorial

 

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Roaring PERS Fire

DailyAstorian 160802

PERS - Public Pension Costs will go up 885 million

PERS - Ferrioli Response

Nesbitt Editorial - PERS - 160111

 

PERS - Bend Bulletin - 160106

Statesman Journal Editorial 151221

Oregonian Story - 151216

East Oregonian - 151214

Why PERS is under water again - Opinion - 121210

 

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PERS:  FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT OREGON’S PENSION PROBLEM.

PERS COSTS TO SOAR IN 2017 AND BEYOND, CLOBBERING OREGON

SEN. TIM KNOPP:  FOREST MANAGEMENT & PERS REFORM TOP CITIZEN PRIORITIES FOR UPCOMING LEGISLATION

NEW JERSEY - U.S. SUPREME COURT ASKED TO WEIGH IN ON NEW JERSEY PENSION FIGHT

CANADA – PENSION FUND SAYS IT WAS CHEATED BY BOAZ WEINSTEIN’S SABA CAPITAL.

ARKANSAS – PUBLIC PENSION FUNDS BRANCH OUT GLOBALLY

WALL STREET JOURNAL – PUBLIC PENSION FUNDS ACROSS THE COUNTRY ADJUST THEIR PROJECTIONS

ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT – PERS BOARD – JUNE 23rd, 2015

PERS BOARD WORKING TO DETERMINE RATE HIKES

PENSION REFORM – FRUSTRATED OREGON LEADERS LOSE THEIR APPETITE FOR CHANGE

PERS:  OREGON PUBLIC PENSION PRICE TAG IS LOOKING BIG IN 2017

OREGON SUPREME COURT RULING OPENS GAPING HOLE – EVENTUALLY

PERS REFORM:  WHAT’S NEXT (VIDEO)

OREGON PERS COLA GAMBLE – A RISKY & ULTIMATELY “LOSING” BET

KEY PERS REFORMS TOSSED OUT BY OREGON SUPREME COURT

OREGON’S PUBLIC SECTOR SHIFTS INVESTMENT PRIORITIES

IS PERS ASKING WHETHER OR NOT YOU’RE AN OREGON RESIDENT?

PERS CONSIDERS FUTURE IN FINAL MEETING OF 2014

WHAT HAPPENS IF THE SUPREME COURT OVERTURNS PERS CUTS?

OREGON SUPREME COURT HEARS ORAL ARGUMENTS IN PERS CASE

PRESSURE EASES ON PERS COSTS, BUT INCOME UNCERTAIN

SCHOOL DISTRICTS SEE A LARGE DROP IN PERS RATES

PERS:  OREGON’S PENSION SYSTEM NAMES A NEW DIRECTOR

PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM:  PORTLAND STREET FEE WOULD NOT APPLY TO PERS RECIPIENTS.

SUPREME COURT STAGE SET FOR PERS CHALLENGE ORAL ARGUMENTS

OREGON AG FIRES BACK IN PERS LEGAL CHALLENGE

PAUL CLEARY TO RETIRE

SOME PERS RATE RELIEVE IN SIGHT FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYERS; THANKS TO REFORMS AND BIG RETURNS

ALLIANCE BERNSTEIN NATIONAL MUNICIPAL INCOME FUND RELEASES MONTHLY PORTFOLIO UPDATE

FATE OF PERS REFORM DEPENDS ON OUTCOME OF GOVERNOR’S RACE

VIDEO – YOUR VOICE, YOUR VOTE – ANALYZING THE FIRST GOVERNOR’S DEBATE

AARP, FIREFIGHTERS UNION JOIN PERS BATTLE

LETTER - END THE SUBSIDIES FOR OREGON PUBLIC RETIREES

LETTER - READER RAISES COMPLAINT ABOUT SOME PERS RECIPIENTS

 THE OREGONIAN – EVEN THE SOLUTIONS ARE PROBLEMS (Continuing Coverage)