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The following is special message from Association President Frank Valeri:
This coming January, the Massachusetts State Retirement Board (MSRB) will implement the first phase of its new information system, MARIS, replacing the Board’s current forty-year-old computer system.
For retirees of the Massachusetts State Employees’ Retirement System (MSERS), the first monthly benefit payment using MARIS will be the regularly scheduled payment for January 2017.
Howard Gleckman, Forbes Contributor
During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump was largely silent on Medicare, though he often suggested he’d leave the program untouched.
Not any more. It now looks as if Trump may push for major changes in the principal health care program for older adults and some younger people with disabilities. But what will he do?Read Full Article: Forbes Magazine
Dear Fellow State Retiree:
IF YOU HAVE NOT VOTED YET FOR THE YOUR STATE RETIREMENT BOARD ELECTION, ITS NOT TOO LATE.
BUT this Friday is the deadline and if you haven't mailed your ballot yet, Please mail it today!
AND, you can still vote on line!
SIMPLY, go on www.MSRBvote.com
Enter your Election Code and your Voting PIN (found on your ballot) and make your selection.
October 17, 2016: Former Association President Ralph White has decided to step down from serving as one of the elected members for the State Retirement Board. He was first elected to serve on the State Retirement Board in January of 1997 and has served continuously since that time. Twenty years later his successor as Association President, Frank Valeri, has announced his candidacy to run for his open seat.