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HB 2051 Passes Both Houses

HB 2051: With the help of Representative John Lovick and four Senators in Senate leadership positions, Steve Conway Vice President Pro Tempore, John McCoy Caucus Chair, Marko Liias Floor Leader and Mark Schoesler Minority Leader, our bill HB 2051 was passed by the Senate as amended.  The amendment will allow a surviving spouse to be […]

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LEOFF 1 2020 COLA

The LEOFF 1 COLA for 2020 will be 2.14%. This is for anyone who retired prior to April 2, 2018. See the table below if your retired after that date. Retirement Dates COLA April 2, 2019 to March 31, 2020 0.00% January 1, 2019 to April 1, 2019  2.14% April 2, 2018 to December 31, […]

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LEOFF 1 Coalition Newsletter

by Ken Crowder, DirectorWashington State Retired Police Officers Association& Retired Snohomish County Deputy Note: The Retired Fire Fighters of Washington & the Retired Seattle Police Officers Association are in the process of sending out a newsletter dealing with LEOFF 1 issues and asking you to respond to a survey. They DO NOT ask for money […]

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LEOFF 2 Board Meeting | Feb. 26th

Meeting Location: Washington State Investment Board2100 Evergreen Park Drive SW, Suite 100Olympia, WA 98502 LEOFF PLAN 2 RETIREMENT BOARD MEETING AGENDA February 26, 2020 – 9:30AM 1.      Legislative Update Survivor Option Reelection Month of Death Payment Definition of Period of War Confidentiality of DRS Records 2.      Administrative Update Agency Move Outreach Activities

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Taking care of LEOFF 1.

Since LEOFF 1 was first passed back in 1970 there have been many changes.  Most were small changes, but many were significant.  Most of the changes were introduced by LEOFF 1 organizations.  These organizations were seeking to correct deficiencies in the law and improve the benefits of the members.  These changes could only occur because […]

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LEOFF 1 Bill Passes in House

HB 2051 passed in the House on January 22nd. (96 yeas to 0 nays.) It is now in the Senate Rules Committee (SB 5920 ) and is expected to pass soon. This bill expands eligibility of who can serve on firefighter and law enforcement officer pension and disability boards to include active or retired firefighters […]

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