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 […]
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 […]