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SCPP | June Meeting

Pension Policy, Select Committee – 6/18/2019 10:00 AM House Hearing Room B Agenda: 1.   Approval of May Minutes. 2.   OSA Update. Educational Briefings: 3.   Peer State Pension Systems. 4.   PSERS Plan History and Membership. Work Sessions: 5.   LEOFF 1 and Prior Act Pension and Disability Boards. 6.   Plans 1 UAAL Funding Policy and Payments. Meeting start […]

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SCPP to meet May 21st.

Pension Policy, Select Committee – 5/21/2019 10:00 AM Full Committee Agenda: 1.   Approval of November and December Minutes. 2.   Election of Officers. 3.   Introduction to the 2019 Interim. 4.   Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA) Refresher. 5.   2019 Legislative Session Highlights. 6.   LEOFF 2 Board Update. 7.   Interim Planning: Member and Public Input. Meeting start time […]

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LEOFF 2 Board Meeting April 24

The LEOFF Plan 2 Retirement Board is holding a board meeting on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 starting at 9:30AM. During the legislative session board meetings consist of only legislative and administrative updates. Materials will be available on their website on Monday the 22nd:  https://leoff.wa.gov/board-meeting/board-meeting-april-2019/ Meeting Location: Washington State Investment Board2100 Evergreen Park Drive SW, Suite […]

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FOP Reports L1/L2 merger off.

Police and fire retirement system merger discussions cease Legislature still considering fund transfer to undefined benefit enhancement fund in advance of actuarial studies review By Tacoma Weekly Staff March 29, 2019 Washington State Fraternal Order of Police (WAFOP) received a statement indicating that discussions regarding a merger of Law Enforcement Officers’ and Fire Fighters’ Plan […]

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WACOPS Update

Editor’s Note: WACOPS is essentially a lobbying organization that represents most of the Police Officers and Deputy Sheriffs in the state. COMPAS and FOP are similar and represents officers from Seattle, King County and some small jurisdictions. I post this information so that you will have a clear understanding of the concerns of our LEOFF […]

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Merger Cancelled

We received the following email from Senator Van De Wege today: This is to let you know that the proposed LEOFF 1 and 2 merger will not be moving forward for the 2019 session.  There will be no more stakeholder meetings. The meeting this Friday, March 29th, is cancelled. I would like to thank everyone […]

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2nd Stakeholder Meeting

The second stakeholder meeting for the LEOFF 1/LEOFF 2 merger proposal was held on March 22, 2019.  As with the first meeting it was well attended but as with the first meeting nothing was accomplished.  It is just about impossible to have a meeting with 20 or 30 people and accomplish anything when dealing with […]

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Some Unanswered Questions

Here are three sets of answers in response to Senator Van De Wege’s request prior to the March 22nd stakeholder meeting. None of the answers were seriously discussed and no answers were provided–at least no satisfactory answers. Greeting Senator Van De Wege, Thank you for your inquiry.  Unfortunately, I will be unable to attend the […]

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State Revenue Projections

OLYMPIA — As lawmakers prepare to unveil their supplemental budget proposals next week they received good news Thursday about state revenue projections that look to increase by about $1.3 billion more than expected through 2021. The numbers released by the Office of Financial Management at a meeting of the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council showed […]

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