Posts Tagged ‘ IPERS ’

Dems: Privatizing IPERS: An Analysis of Senate File 45 (Updated 10/26/18)

October 26, 2018
Dems: Privatizing IPERS: An Analysis of Senate File 45  (Updated 10/26/18)

Privatizing IPERS: An Analysis of Senate File 45: The bill directs each retirement system to submit a plan to create an alternative defined contribution plan to the public retirement systems committee by October 1, 2018. This is a bad bill – built on a bad idea. While Senate File 45 would get rid of all…

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GOP: House Republicans Support IPERS

October 22, 2018
GOP: House Republicans Support IPERS

By Speaker Linda Upmeyer Over the last several weeks, I have seen a lot of misinformation being spread across Iowa regarding the Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS).  Unfortunately, Democrats are crisscrossing the state, holding meetings and panicking IPERS members that their pensions will be cut or eliminated altogether.  This is absurd and the worst…

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Dems: 2018 session poses threat to Iowa retirees

December 11, 2017

“IPERS and Iowa’s other public pension plans are secure, strong, and sustainable. Some current legislative proposals to change IPERS could break the promise we have made to hard working Iowans since 1953,” said Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald.

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GOP: House GOP Pension Leader Issues Statement on Potential Legislation

December 11, 2017
GOP: House GOP Pension Leader Issues Statement on Potential Legislation

Pettengill:  There is no threat to IPERS (DES MOINES) – Today, Rep. Dawn Pettengill (R-Mount Auburn), Co-Chair of the House-Senate Public Retirement Systems Committee, issued the following statement regarding legislation related to IPERS and other public retirement systems: “As Co-Chair of the Public Retirement Systems Committee, I can assure Iowans that there is no threat…

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