Monthly Archives: October 2012

The PERS Problem Book Available NOW

The PERS Problem, by Daniel C. Re.  It’s the little book that exposes the BIG secret that the PERS legislators who run Oregon don’t want you to know about. If they wanted you to know the secret, they would have written the … Continue reading

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Knute Buehler, He’s Too Extreme For Kate Brown’s Oregon

Kate Brown is claiming that Knute Buehler, her opponent in the race for Oregon’s Secretary of State, is too extreme for Oregon.  What she really means, though, is that Knute Buehler is too extreme for Kate Brown’s Oregon.  That Oregon is … Continue reading

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Carl Hosticka, A PERS Member For All Seasons

A story in the Oregonian on February 28, 2012, by Jeff Mapes, described Carl Hosticka’s decision to run again for the Oregon legislature.  Mr. Hosticka previously served in the Oregon House from 1983 to 1993.  Hosticka said he wants the … Continue reading

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Judges No Excuse For Legislature Ignoring PERS Reform

Many times in the recent past the Oregon legislature has refused to make any serious PERS reform.  The legislative leaders have often justified their failure to act on the excuse that the Oregon Supreme Court would not uphold the changes.  A … Continue reading

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October 21, 2012 Bend Bulletin Article

The following article which I wrote was published in the Bend Bulletin on October 21, 2012. PERS is a very relevant voter issue in the state election  By Daniel Re Published: October 21. 2012 4:00AM PST Bulletin reporter Lauren Dake’s … Continue reading

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Oregon Legislators And The PERS Masquerade

To masquerade is to pretend that you are something that you are not.  From 1971 through 2009, most Oregon legislators  have been engaged in a PERS masquerade.  1971 was the year that Oregon Attorney General withdrew a 1963 opinion and ruled for the … Continue reading

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The PERS Wheel Of Fortune

In 2009, Oregon PERS legislators passed a law that created a Wheel of Fortune for all PERS members who had not yet retired.  And the PERS Wheel of Fortune is better than the Wheel of Fortune TV show.  It’s much better. Over 1,000,000 … Continue reading

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