Monthly Archives: July 2012

Oregon Catalyst Article July 25, 2012

Why PERS Judges Cannot Decide PERS Cases by Larry Huss Wednesday, July 25. 2012 Right From the Start Dan Re has become one of Oregon’s leading advocates for reform of the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) recognizing that the extraordinary … Continue reading

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PERS Members Are Just Following The Rules

A  July 21, 2012 article in the Oregonian reports on how many PERS members have used special rules to substantially increase their retirement benefits.  http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2012/07/oregon_pers_pension_pay_gets_p.html. While those special rules do exist, it is important to note that those rules were not made … Continue reading

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Most Legislative Candidates Silent On PERS Judges

On July 4, 2012, I sent e-mails to all Oregon legislators who are running for re-election in 2012, to the 14 Oregon Senators whose seats are not up for re-election, and to all non-legislators who are running for seats in … Continue reading

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PERS Judges, Would Turnabout Be Fair Play?

In 1943, the Oregon legislature created a retirement plan for Oregon’s judges.  Two years later, the legislature created PERS.  For the next thirty-eight years, the judges remained in their separate retirement plan and could not join PERS.  This fact insured … Continue reading

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July 1, 2012 Bend Bulletin Article

The Bend Bulletin published the following Guest Editorial on July 1, 2012. PERS funding is the reason behind Bend police cutbacks By Daniel C. Re Published: July 01. 2012 4:00AM PST A June 17 Bulletin news story by Hillary Borrud … Continue reading

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