Category Archives: PERS Pick Up

Representative Barnhart Said WHAT?

In a December 12, 2013 article in the Oregonian by Christian Gaston regarding Oregon and the sales tax, Rep. Barnhart, from Eugene, who is Chairman of the House Revenue Committee is quoted as saying “Until Oregonians are convinced that they … Continue reading

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I SPY RADIO Interview With Daniel Re About PERS

PERS Worse than Fuzzy Math: It’s Fictional I Spy can now be heard on two different stations at different times! Listen on Saturday: 11:00 to noon (Pacific time) on KYKN (1430-AM) or, if you’re outside of the Salem, OR, listening … Continue reading

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Oregonian News Story About Judges In PERS

The following news story was published in the Oregonian on December 1, 2012.  It refers to my lawsuit which challenges the ability of PERS judges to decide PERS cases.  The statement at the end of the story that the court … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Governor Kitzhaber

Dear Governor Kitzhaber, I was happy to read your comments regarding the need for PERS reform in the November 10, 2012 Oregonian article by Mike Rogoway and Ted Sickinger.  PERS reform is important but there is to be any chance … Continue reading

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Governor Kitzhaber Says Higher Taxes Only Way To Improve Education – He’s Wrong

A November 7, 2012 article in the Oregonian, by Betsy Hammond, reports that Governor Kitzhaber is telling the people of Oregon that if they want smaller class sizes, a full school year, lower college tuition and other education services that … Continue reading

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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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PERS, Before And After Legislators – New Perks and Total Power

As described in the prior posts “PERS Before and After Legislators – Employer/Employee Contributions” and “PERS Before And After Legislators – New Benefits”, after legislators were first allowed to join PERS in 1971,  they fundamentally enhanced PERS benefits and dramatically changed how those benefits … Continue reading

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PERS, Before And After Legislators – New Benefits

As described in the article “PERS, Before and After Legislators – Employer/Employee Contributions”  after legislators were first allowed to join PERS in 1971,  they fundamentally altered the way PERS benefits were funded.  Prior to legislators being able to join PERS, … 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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Cascade Business News Article – May 17, 2012

The following article was published in the Cascade Business News on May 17, 2012. CASCADE BUSINESS NEWS – Local Attorney Files Lawsuit over PERS Benefits May 17, 2012 Bend Attorney Daniel C. Re has filed a lawsuit in the Oregon … Continue reading

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