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Steady drip a call for rainy day PERS/TRS funding

...PERS) and the Teachers Retirement System (TRS). At this point in time, the combined PERS and TRS unfunded liabilities total nearly $10 billion...to address the unfunded liability of PERS and TRS. The CBR is the state?s ?rainy day? fund...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/021507/oped_0215ope001.shtml
Opinion
Navarre ready to tackle health care costs

...health care costs have also driven up the cost of Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and the Teachers Retirement System (TRS). Navarre said any ways that can help reduce the cost could also benefit borough residents. The borough assembly appropriated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-05/navarre-ready-to-tackle-healthcare-c
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Senate passes new approach to pension obligation

...Parnell administration did not have any problems with the proposed changes. "We think that this works very well for PERS and TRS," she said, referring to the acronyms for the two systems.Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, said in an interview...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-19/senate-passes-new-approach-to-pensio
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Retirement plans could soon get funding increase

...or PERS, and Teacher Retirement System (TRS). He recommended the state contribute...retirement savings did not. "PERS and TRS went down and I haven't seen where it's...questioned the management of the PERS and TRS trust funds asking, "why theirs went down...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-02-01/retirement-plans-could-soon-get-fund
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Budget grows, enrollment doesn?t

...amount paid for said teacher, with TRS, life, health and unemployment...the Teachers Retirement System (PERS-TRS); salary schedules with their...46,146 in salary, plus $11,998 in TRS contributions, $669 for Medicaid...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051407/news_0514new003.shtml
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Borough works on wish list

...Retirement System, collectively known as PERS/TRS. Since 2001, the boroughs contributions...liability would stabilize the borough's PERS/TRS annual payments at approximately 18 percent...deposit from the general fund for PERS and TRS. She has also proposed a $450 million...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/121207/news_3768.shtml
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Wish list up to Legislature

...and Teachers Retirement System (PERS/TRS). The rapidly increasing costs of meeting...district?s fiscal year 2008 contribution to TRS equals a whopping 116.68 percent increase...the Kenai Peninsula Borough?s PERS/TRS annual payments at approximately 18 percent...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011607/political_0116new001.shtml
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Kenai rep reappointed to state pension board

...state Public Employee and Teacher Retirement systems (PERS/TRS), Semmens said, ?The main job of the ARM Board is to invest the...board. The board consists of two members of PERS, two members of TRS, two public members with no vested pension plan interest...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/032707/news_0327new003.shtml
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Funding irks Soldotna manager

...At the end of the session, we decided to fund the PERS/TRS (Teacher Retirement System) issue and next session we will fund...than the 5 percent they received from the state to offset PERS/TRS rate increases. ?The peninsula delegation supported (SB...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/053107/news_0531new001.shtml
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Making it work in Juneau 1 year at a time

...provided still another one-year appropriation. The dollars are welcome, but the problems remain. Now, what about that PERS/TRS issue? No effective solution there, either. It?s got its own one-year Band-Aid. Reinstating revenue sharing in communities...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051807/oped_0518ope001.shtml
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