News

October 13, 2017

Insurance Companies Mailings

Open Enrollment begins on October 15 through December 7th, so you will see an increase in material relating to insurance arriving in the mail. Many members […]
October 10, 2017

PERI Members Vote Overwhelmingly for Constitutional Changes and Officers

The ballots have been counted and by substantial margins, PERI members have approved changes to the PERI constitution and the election of officers who will lead […]
September 29, 2017

Vote No on Issue 2 – The Drug Price Relief Act

Several months ago, the PERI Board of Trustees had a thorough discussion regarding the so-called Drug Price Relief Act.  We reached out to both campaigns to […]
September 25, 2017

PERI Continues to Discuss COLA Issue With OPERS

After two meetings with OPERS Executive Director Karen Carraher, it appears OPERS is resolute in its desire to improve its funding status with modifications to the […]
September 15, 2017

PERI Treasurer, Tom George, Dies

     It is with sadness that we announce that Thomas George, PERI Treasurer, has passed away. Tom dedicated much of his time serving public employee retirees […]
September 13, 2017

Annual Meeting Reservation Deadline Extended

The 2017 Annual Meeting Reservation deadline has been extended until September 22nd. A reservation form can be found in your 3rd Quarter PERI Perspectives newsletter. If […]
September 1, 2017

OPERS extends COLA survey deadline to Sept. 15

To members concerned about getting their COLA surveys back to OPERS by the September 8th deadline, OPERS has extended the COLA survey deadline to Friday, Sept. 15. […]
August 24, 2017

PERI Ballots Deadline

Ballots to vote on the 2018 slate of PERI officers and changes to the constitution were included in the 3rd Quarter PERI Perspectives Newsletter that was […]
August 8, 2017

OPERS Proposed Changes to the COLA August 8, 2017

PERI is aware of the proposal by OPERS to make changes to the cost of living adjustment (COLA). While we are not happy with this development, […]
February 15, 2017

OPERS Approves Plan for Surviving Spouses

Today the OPERS Board of Trustees approved a plan that will provide financial assistance for healthcare to surviving spouses whose income is at or below 100% […]
November 27, 2016

Reminder to PERI members – Your Membership Renewal is in the Mail!

Attention all members, PERI mailed out your 2017 membership renewal the week of November 14th.  Please be aware that we are using our new logo and refreshed application.  […]
November 14, 2016

PERI announces new member benefits partnership with AMBA

Association Member Benefits Advisors (AMBA) is proud to be the new benefits provider for the Public Employee Retirees, Inc. AMBA is a full-service agency focused on […]
October 26, 2016

Urgent Legislative Alert Medicare Part B

Urgent Legislative Alert (PERI State Office – October 26, 2017)  Ohio public sector retirees may be faced with a significant increase in their Medicare Part B […]
September 7, 2016

Legislative Report 2016

The legislature has recessed for the summer and it is anticipated that hearings on certain legislative proposals will resume in late September. What follows is an […]
September 6, 2016

Chairman’s Report July 2016

After a hot summer, we identify autumn by bountiful harvests, the colorful foliage on the trees and the cooler morning temperatures.  Fall is also when we […]
September 6, 2016

President & CEO’s Report

How quickly the time has flown by this year!  It seems as if my first day as your CEO was just a couple of weeks ago […]
August 31, 2016

PERI 2016 Annual Meeting

Monday, September 26 Crowne Plaza Hotel • 6500 Doubletree Avenue • Columbus, Ohio 43229 You are invited to join us for the PERI Annual Meeting which […]
August 31, 2016

New Group to Compete with PERI

You likely received a mailing recently from former PERI Administrator, Bill Winegarner, asking you to join his newly created group, POP-5. Despite what he may be […]
August 31, 2016

PERI Announces Search For District 7 Representative

We are seeking candidates to fill the position of District 7 Representative. District 7 includes the following counties: Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike, Ross, Scioto and […]