Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Consequences Of Allowing Oregon Legislators To Join PERS

In 1971, the Oregon Attorney General withdrew a 1963 opinion and ruled for the first time that Oregon legislators could join PERS.  That single action set in motion a chain of events that has had disastrous consequences for the people of Oregon.  And … Continue reading

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Oregonian Article On Independent Judges

Attached is an article  I wrote that was published in the Oregonian on February 12, 2012. PERS and independent judges Published: Sunday, February 12, 2012,  7:46 PM By Guest ColumnistThe Oregonian By Daniel C. Re I have filed a lawsuit … Continue reading

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PERS Rates Are Going Up, WAY UP, On July 1, 2013

The following article was published recently in the Salem Statesman Journal.  It reports the projected increase in PERS employer contribution rates that will go into effect on July 1, 2013.  The increases are based on the value of the PERS … Continue reading

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