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5453 Research

The following articles deal with merger issues. There are lots more on this site but these should provide some good background info. TRS Underfundinghttps://leoff1.net/2016/09/04/trs-underfunding/ By Admin on September 4, 2016 in 2016 Legislature, LEOFF 1/TRS 1 Merger, Merger One of the major concerns of LEOFF 1 members about the proposed TRS 1/LEOFF 1 merger is […]

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2021 Legislature – Senate Ways & Means

Senate Ways and Means Committee Phone Email Christine Rolfes, (360) 786-7644 christine.rolfes@leg.wa.gov David Frockt, (360) 786-7690 david.frockt@leg.wa.gov June Robinson, (360) 786-7674 june.robinson@leg.wa.gov Lynda Wilson, (360) 786-7632 lynda.wilson@leg.wa.gov Sharon Brown, (360) 786-7614 sharon.brown@leg.wa.gov Jim Honeyford, (360) 786-7684 jim.honeyford@leg.wa.gov Mark Schoesler, (360) 786-7620 mark.schoesler@leg.wa.gov John Braun (360) 786-7638 john.braun@leg.wa.gov Reuven Carlyle (360) 786-7670 reuven.carlyle@leg.wa.gov Steve Conway (360) […]

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Here we go again!

On Friday the 12th a new bill was dropped in the Senate.That bill, SB 5453, is the latest version of a merger.(Download the bill here.) This new plan would do the following: Merge TRS Plan 1 and LEOFF Plan 1 into a new retirement system, called “the merged LEOFF1/TRS1 retirement plan. Provides a $20,000 payment […]

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A Roller Coaster Ride

The new session of the Legislature will commence on 1/11/2021.  This is a three-month session and will be unique in that it will be mostly virtual via the Zoom platform.  Many of you may have been using this to meet with grand kids and relatives during the Covid plague.  Otherwise, it is fairly simple to […]

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