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Ruling on PERA Bill Expected Shortly

The effort to overturn Senate Bill 1, the law passed in February that seeks to shore up the Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA), is now in its fourth month with a ruling on the first round of motions expected shortly from Judge Robert S. Hyatt of the Second Judicial District in Denver

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SB10-001: PERA Reform Bill Gets Bipartisan Blessing

With a March 1 deadline fast approaching, the House Finance Committee Wednesday night gave its blessing to Senate Bill 1, the bill to bring the pension plan of the Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) to full funded status.

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SB10-001: PERA Bill Up for House Hearing Today

A bill that would reduce retirement benefits for government employees is scheduled to be heard today by a House committee

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SB10-001: State Pension Plan Reform Passes Senate

Senate Bill 1, the top priority of Senate President Brandon Shaffer, received final approval from the Senate on Monday and will be heard in the House next Wednesday.

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SB10-001: PERA Bill Clears Colo. Senate

Tweet By Todd Engdahl, EDUCATION NEWS COLORADO The Senate Monday morning voted 25-10 to pass Senate Bill 10-001, the measure intended to restore the Public Employees’ Retirement Association to solvency over the next 30 years. Public Employees’ Retirement Association headquarters in Denver. The bill is of vital interest to the education community, given that PERA […]

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How Colo. News Orgs Covered Senate Panel’s Vote On PERA Fix

Here’s how Colorado news organizations on Tuesday covered SB10-001.

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Senate Finance Panel Approves Bipartisan PERA Fix

Warning that there will be a lot of shared pain, Colorado lawmakers gave initial approval Tuesday to a plan to rescue the state’s pension system that increases contributions from employees and employers and reduces benefits.

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State Employees Speak Out About PERA Deal

Myron Hulen, a panelist and member of Concerned PERA Employees and Retirees, said his coalition was worried about placing the cap on cost of living adjustments at 2 percent.

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Republican Senators Say PERA An Example Of Bipartisanship

“Handing a $30 billion IOU to future generations is not an acceptable solution,” they write.

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Legislators, JBC Look for PERA Fix

The Joint Budget Committee has voted to sponsor a budget-balancing bill to increase employee contributions to the Public Employees’ Retirement Association by 2.5 percent for the next two years, and decrease the employer contribution by the same amount.

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