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Kotek and Courtney weigh ‘technical’ PERS fix that could make the problem worse

By Ted Sickinger | The Oregonian/OregonLive The legislative session has reached its second half, and as usual, the topic of spiraling public pension costs is looming over the budget and [...]

2019-04-22T19:52:17-08:00April 19th, 2019|News Articles|

Gov. Kate Brown unveils new plan to offset school’s increasing pension costs

By Ted Sickinger| The Oregonian/OregonLive Gov. Kate Brown rolled out a financially and politically ambitious proposal Friday to rein in increasing public pension costs for schools over the next 15 [...]

2019-04-18T09:19:14-08:00April 12th, 2019|News Articles|

Former governor, state senator take aim at Oregon PERS challenge via initiative petition

by Tom Adams | KVAL Includes video of news story EUGENE, Ore. - Voters could see measures on the 2020 ballot that attempt to reform Oregon's Public Employee Retirement System. [...]

2019-04-18T09:19:20-08:00April 10th, 2019|News Articles|

Gov. Brown’s plan to protect schools from pension costs likely falls short

By Ted Sickinger | TheOregonian/OregonLive Much of the intrigue in this year’s legislative session centers around lawmakers’ push to raise corporate taxes by $2 billion to better fund Oregon’s struggling [...]

2019-04-18T09:19:26-08:00April 9th, 2019|News Articles|