Colorado PERA is hitting the road and will be hosting a series of community outreach meetings in cities and towns near you! This is a great opportunity to engage in the conversation about PERA’s future and what changes will occur as it adapts and reacts to an evolving environment.
Walker Stapleton claims he attends 90% of PERA Board Meetings. We did some research – in his tenure as Treasurer, Walker has attended only 53% of the PERA Board Meetings, and even then often didn’t stay for the whole meeting.
HB 1265 will increase employer & employee contributions to the judicial division of PERA.
House Bill 1176 would allow a PERA retiree to work a full year for a rural school district that has determined they have a critical shortage of teachers, bus drivers, or food service employees. The retiree would receive their full retirement benefit and salary for the position and all PERA payments are required.
See where PERA funding levels have been from 2008 up until today.
Senate Bill 158 is sponsored by Senator Tate (R- Arapahoe County) and Representative Nordberg (R – Colorado Springs). Senate Bill 158 would change the composition of PERA’s Board of 15 Trustees. It would reduce the number of Trustees elected by members and increase the number of Trustees appointed by the Governor.