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Retirees & Unions Make Case on Healthcare Protections

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 4:36pm
Litany of Bills Before Public Service Committee

 

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CONCRETE HOME SAVES MEMBERS’ HOME IN KEY LARGO

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 5:55pm

SEPTEMBER 14, 2017: Press photos of Hurricane Irma focused on battered or destroyed homes in the Florida Keys.

 

However, some of our members in the Keys were well-prepared for the 150 M.P.H. winds long before Governor Rick Scott’s order to leave the Keys and Dade County.

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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to Attend Annual Meeting

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 10:23pm

We are pleased to share some exciting news: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will be our special guest speaker at the Association’s Annual Meeting on Friday, September 8th at Lantana in Randolph. The meeting gets underway at 11:00 AM and all Mass Retirees members are invited join us in welcoming Mayor Walsh. 

 

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Critics Ignore How Public Pensions Benefit U.S. Taxpayers, NCPERS Finds

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:15am

August 15, 2017: Public pension plans are resilient, pose little burden on taxpayers, and stimulate the U.S.

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State Budget Deal Struck

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 2:30pm

Healthcare Issues Remain Unresolved

JULY 7, 2017: After more than a month of negotiations, House and Senate budget conferees have struck a deal on the Fiscal 2018 State Budget. Both branches of the legislature are expected to approve the Conference Report today.

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Fall Remains Likely Timeframe For Action on WEP

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 12:00am
Bipartisan Support in Congress Remains Strong

JULY 7, 2017: Retirees who have fallen victim to Social Security’s dreaded offset laws remain anxious for news of progress on federal reform legislation now pending before Congress.

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Negotiations Continue Over FY18 State Budget

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 5:25pm
3% State & Teacher COLA Awaits Final Approval

 JULY 6, 2017: Mass Retirees officials are closely monitoring developments on Beacon Hill, where House and Senate Conferees continue to negotiate the final details of the Fiscal Year 2018 State Budget.

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Retirees Fight For a Voice on Group Insurance Commission

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 3:48pm
Fate Rests With House/Senate Budget Conferees

JUNE 21, 2017: Members who are insured under the state’s Group Insurance Commission (GIC) are asked to contact their State Representative and Senator in support of a proposal granting Mass Retirees a seat on the board governing the health insurance plan.

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Saugus retiree increase warranted

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 12:00am

JUNE 15, 2017: The approval of the Saugus retiree COLA cap from the $12,000 to $14,000 was reasonable, overdue and justified because of the current financial success of the Saugus retirement system.

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