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January 8, 2018

PERI Urges Members to Contact Legislators On H.B. 413

(January 8, 2018) Recently, we asked PERI members to contact their legislators and ask them to oppose H.B. 413. Many of our members have already done […]
December 29, 2017

OPERS Announces Process for Special Election to Replace Maurer

(December 29, 2017)  OPERS will be conducting a special election to replace retiree member John Maurer, who passed away unexpectedly this past fall.  The person elected […]
December 18, 2017

PERI Supported Removal of UBIT from Federal Tax Reform Appears to be a Done Deal

(December 18, 2017)  The federal tax reform package to be voted on later this week will not have a provision that would have cost OPERS and […]
December 14, 2017

House Committee Holds Second Hearing on COLA Reduction Bill

(December 14, 2017)  Yesterday, the Ohio House Committee on Aging and Long Term Care heard proponent testimony from OPERS Executive Director Karen Carraher on why she […]
December 8, 2017

COLA Bill Has First Hearing in Aging and Long Term Care Committee

(December 7, 2017)  Yesterday the House Committee on Aging and Long Term Care heard sponsor testimony on HB 413, the bill to reduce retirees’ COLA from […]
November 22, 2017

COLA Issue Update from PERI

(November 22, 2017) Here is the latest update on the COLA issue and HB 413, the bill introduced in the House of Representatives to enact changes […]
November 9, 2017

Arrangements finalized for OPERS Board Retiree Representative John Maurer

(November 9, 2017) John William Maurer passed away on November 5, 2017.  He   was born in Joliet, IL on September 11, 1941 to the late John […]
November 6, 2017

PERI Begins Process to Urge Legislators to Say No to COLA Reductions

(November 7, 2017)  PERI is in the process of talking with key legislators to ensure that no changes are made to reduce COLA payments for retirees.  […]
October 25, 2017

PERI Board of Trustees Votes to Oppose OPERS COLA Proposal

(October 25, 2017)  The PERI Board of Trustees met yesterday to discuss OPERS recent approval to cap retiree’s COLA at actual CPI not to exceed 2.25%.  […]
October 19, 2017

OPERS Board Votes to Reduce and Cap COLA’s

(October 19, 2017)  Yesterday the OPERS Board of Trustees voted to adopt a number of changes to cost of living adjustments (COLA) that impact both actives […]

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