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January 25, 2019

OPERS and PERI Board Discuss Health Care Funding Issues

(January 25, 2019) Karen Carraher, OPERS Executive Director, met with PERI’s Board of Trustees this week to discuss major challenges facing OPERS’ health care fund.   The […]
January 10, 2019

PERI is Preparing for the New Legislative Session of the General Assembly

(January 9, 2019)  As we roll past 2018 and begin 2019, PERI is preparing itself for what will likely be another attempt to reduce retirees’ COLA […]
December 11, 2018

PERI Dues Notices for 2019 Are in the Mail

(December 11, 2018)  PERI Chapters should be aware that there may be several organizations soliciting membership for OPERS retirees during the holiday season.  PERI reminds everyone […]
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 […]

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