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Retirement Planning Seminars
We cordially invite all educators, administrators and guest to a complimentary workshop on preparing for retirement. This seminar is done in conjunction with one of our business partners. Please visit ptaainfo.com for locations and times and to pre-register. More information is available by calling (800) 644-3422.
CPRS Testimony on Social Security 2011
Tim Lee, Coalition to Preserve Retirement Security Board Member and Executive Director for the Texas Retired Teachers Association presented testimony to the US House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security. Tim’s testimony addressed issues related to mandating social security for all new public sector hires and the solvency of state and local pension plans.
Pension Study Commission Report 2009
Attached is the report filed on behalf of the Public Pension Study Commission.
REAM continues to closely monitor this issue. Officials from REAM have joined with other retiree groups from the affected states as well as other interested parties and groups to help coordinate a more concerted effort on behalf of repealing and/or revising the language of Windfall Elimination Provision/Government Pension Offset. Important information regarding bill numbers and important advances in getting our message heard can be found on the WEP/GPO information section of our website.