Tag Archives: PERS Pick Up

Are Judges Really PERS Members? You Bet They Are.

Many PERS members argue that there is no problem in having judges who are PERS members decide PERS cases because the judges are not really part of the same PERS retirement system that other public employees are in.  But that argument is … 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 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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