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October 18, 2018

OPERS Board Votes to Lower Important Discount Rate

(October 18, 2018)  Yesterday, the OPERS board took action to change the “discount rate” associated with future Defined Benefit Fund investments.  The change was important as […]
July 16, 2018

Senators Brown and Portman Hold Hearing on Federal Pension Concerns

(July 16, 2018)  A rare field hearing was held by the congressional Joint Select Committee on Pensions at the Ohio Statehouse on Friday.  The purpose of […]
May 11, 2018

OPERS Board of Trustees Election

As a member of OPERS, you have a voice in decisions and policies affecting your retirement benefits. Every member is part of a specific group with […]
April 3, 2018

Steitz Wins OPERS Special Election for Vacant Trustee Retiree Seat

(April 3, 2018)  OPERS retirees have elected a new trustee to fill the vacancy created by the passing of John Maurer last fall.  Timothy C. Steitz […]
March 22, 2018

COLA Reduction Legislation is Reportedly Dead in the Ohio House

(March 22, 2018)  PERI has heard from multiple sources that HB 413 will not be moved in its present form and for all intents and purposes […]
February 28, 2018

Ohio’s Pension Systems Reap Substantial Investment Returns in 2017

(February 28, 2018)  Ohio’s five retirement systems scored a big year in 2016 with investment returns that eclipsed even the most optimistic projections, according to a […]
February 19, 2018

The Columbus Dispatch Publishes Article on HB 413

(February 19, 2018)  A revealing article on the status of H.B. 413 was published in the Sunday edition of The Columbus Dispatch yesterday shedding light on […]
February 13, 2018

PERI Membership Card Update

(February 13, 2018)  Each year at this time, PERI receives many calls from members asking about the delivery of their membership cards.  In case you were […]
February 7, 2018

PERI Testifies in Opposition to HB 413

(February 7, 2018)  Yesterday, the House Committee on Aging and Long Term Care heard testimony from both proponents and opponents on HB 413.  The majority of […]
February 2, 2018

House Committee Schedules Hearing for Opponent Testimony on HB 413

(February 2, 2018) The House Committee on Aging and Long Term Care has scheduled the third hearing on HB 413 for Tuesday, February 6th at 3:30 PM […]

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