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Valeri Elected to State Retirement Board

Mass Retirees - Fri, 12/23/2016 - 11:04am
Succeeds Association Founder Ralph White

The following is special message from Association President Frank Valeri:

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Attention State Retirement System Retirees: Maris Update!

Mass Retirees - Fri, 12/23/2016 - 11:00am

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. 

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How Trump May Remake Medicare

Mass Retirees - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 3:40pm

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?

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Retirement Board Election Alert

Mass Retirees - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 4:48pm

Dear Fellow State Retiree:

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

Enter your Election Code and your Voting PIN (found on your ballot) and make your selection.

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Ralph White Steps Down From State Board

Mass Retirees - Mon, 10/17/2016 - 5:07pm
Association President Frank Valeri Is A Candidate For Seat

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.

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