DEMOCRATS: How to fix PERS

Policymakers must look at complete picture, avoid ill-informed changes.

The Oregon Public Employee Retirement System was created to provide a stable and secure retirement for public employees and allow universities, police and fire departments, local governments and the state to compete for employees. This retirement benefit is an essential part of the total compensation for Oregon’s teachers, firefighters, public nurses and university employees like me.

Source: DEMOCRATS: How to fix PERS | On the Fence | lagrandeobserver.com