On July 1, 2017, House Bill 17-1176, went into effect in Colorado to address the issue of critical staff shortages in rural school districts. The new law allows ...On September 1, 2017 / By PERA on the Issues
Last Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act, on a 233-186 vote. This bill would repeal certain provisions of the ...On June 14, 2017 / By PERA on the Issues
Last year, we reported on legislation Congress was considering to reform the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) of Social Security. The bill ultimately stalled despite bipartisan support from over ...On May 30, 2017 / By PERA on the Issues
The National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) has issued a brief evaluating the federal Pension Protection Act of 2006. While the federal legislation’s goal was to ensure better ...On November 30, 2016 / By PERA on the Issues
Earlier this summer, the House Financial Services Committee passed the Corporate Governance Reform and Transparency Act (H.R. 5311) by a vote of 41-18, sending the bill on to ...On September 16, 2016 / By PERA on the Issues
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