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Legislative Priorities

The Washington State School Retirees’ Political Action Committee (WSSR-PAC) is made up of active and retired school personnel. WSSR-PAC’s mission is to develop, propose, and support action benefiting all school retirees.

WSSRA legislative priorities for 2022 are:

Plan 1 Cost of Living Adjustment

Protect Retiree Medical Benefits.

Make the actuarially recommended pension payment to the pension funds.

Support additional payments to the Plan 1 Unfunded Liability.

Support OSPI in allowing more retirees to working in schools.

Equalize retirment plan 2 and plan 3 retirement benefits. Plan 3 members have more PEBB deferral rights than plan 2 members.

Allow August retirees to collect a Cost-of-Living Adjustment the following July.

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Provide an open enrollment window for retirees locked out of PEBB — HB 1040.

Allow August retirees to collect a Cost-of-Living Adjustment the following July.