Tag Archives: Oregon PERS

PERS Justice In Oregon And SB 822

The 2013 Oregon Legislative Assembly passed SB 822, which reduced two PERS benefits.  The benefits reduced were:  (1) annual cost of living increases for retired PERS members; and, (2) the elimination of increased retirement benefits for retired PERS members who are not … Continue reading

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Oregon Supreme Court Denies Petition For Review

On July 25, 2013, the Oregon Supreme Court denied my petition for review of the Court of Appeals case that refused to have non-PERS judges decide Re v. PERS.  The Supreme Court’s decision means that under current Oregon law all … Continue reading

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UPDATE: DANIEL C. RE v. PERS

In April, 2013, the Oregon Court of Appeals denied my request to have my lawsuit, Daniel C. Re v. PERS decided by judges who are not PERS members.  The Court held that the rule of necessity applied to this case and … Continue reading

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HB 2451 – It Requires Fairness For All

HB 2451, introduced in the Oregon legislature on January 14, 2013, will provide all Oregonians with greater protection than currently exists, the right to have every Oregon lawsuit presided over by an impartial judge or panel of judges.  The right … Continue reading

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The Tale Of Two Bill: SB 369 And HB 2451

Of the many bill that have been introduced into the 2013 Oregon legislature, two bills deserve following, SB 369 and HB 2451.  Those bills will show how the legislature intends to deal with PERS in the 2013 session. SB 369, was introduced … Continue reading

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The Legislators, The Judges and PERS Reform

There is a lot of discussion these days about PERS reform legislation by the 2013 legislature.  The legislators, however, point out that their ability to reform PERS is subject to approval of the Oregon Supreme Court.  Today, all of the … Continue reading

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HB 2451 – It Puts The Right To Impartial Judges Above Special Interest Groups

HB 2451 will protect, to the greatest extent possible, the right of every Oregonian to have court cases decided by judges who are impartial.  An impartial judge is a fundamental right that exists in almost every Oregon lawsuit.  But the … Continue reading

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