"...to enhance the quality of life for senior citizens...through education and legislation."
The following list of Bills that are being considered during the 2019 Winter Washington State Legislative Session reflect the priorities designated by the Senior Lobby Member Organizations.
Aging ad Long-Term Support Administration – Washington State Dept. of Social and Health Services
WEA-RETIRED LEGISLATIVE GOALS – 2019-2019
Overarching Goals for all TRS, PERS and SERS Plans
Specific Goals for TRS and PERS Plan I
Establish an annual COLA
Specific Goals for TRS and SERS Plan II
Specific Goals for TRS, PERS and SERS Plan III
WEA-Retired will support bills that may be submitted to support our goals. WEA-Retired will support the legislative goals of the WEA Active organization. Legislative action to weaken our pensions or benefits will be opposed.
Modified: October 2018, By the WEA-Retired Legislative Action Team , Adopted by WEA-Retired Board 10/18/18
Washington State School retirees’ Assoc. (WSSRA) – Goals for the 2019 Legislative Session
Protect against cuts. Potential benefit cuts cold come in the form ofhealth benefit reductions, continued attacks on PLan 1, attempts to reduce the Plan 2/3 COLa, skipping pension funding paments or mvoing state employees to a defined contribution 401 k style retirement plan.
Other important tasks include:
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