Category Archives: public employees retirement plan

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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Central Oregon Irrigation District Intervenes In SB 822 Litigation

Central Oregon Irrigation District (COID) is a participating PERS employer.  On September 27, 2013, COID filed a Motion To Intervene in the SB 822 litigation.  It also filed motions to disqualify the Oregon Supreme Court justices and the special master appointed by … 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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PERS Resources From the bend Bulletin, November 24, 2012

Resources exist to learn about PERS  Published: November 24. 2012 4:00AM PST It’s one of the biggest challenges facing Oregon lawmakers next year: finding a way to bring the cost of health insurance and other benefits, including retirement, for public … Continue reading

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PERS, It’s Not Just About Public Employees

The Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) was created by the Oregon legislature in 1945.  Its purpose was and still is to provide retirement benefits to Oregon’s public employees.  But PERS is about much more than public employees.  PERS affects … Continue reading

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Governor Kitzhaber, PERS And People Bashing

Governor Kitzhaber has consistently stated that he is against “bashing” public employees.  He often raises this point when the topic of PERS reform is discussed.  One of his latest statements regarding this appeared in an Oregonian story on November 17, … 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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