2020 Public Policy Priorities

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NCRSP has adopted 2020 Public Policy Priorities.  The North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA) 2020 Short Session continues. Below are some bills of interest to NCRSP members along with a link to the bill page on the NCGA website. (rev. 6/10/20)   COLA S 851: One-Time Retiree Supplement/Funds This bill will provide a one-time $500 benefit supplement to TSERS retirees. H 876: 1% COLA/Bonus/TSERS Funds This bill, filed during the 2019 Session, would provide a permanent 1% COLA as well as … Read More

Members Petition for 5% COLA increase

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In the past ten years, retirees have had three 1% cost of living adjustments (COLA) while inflation has been at 19% or more.  We are 15% behind the rate of inflation according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI).  In April 2019, members of NCRSP voted to ask for a 5% COLA to be allocated in the state budget. NCRSP members share their personal stories while petitioning legislators for a COLA. NCRSP June 5 Press Conference Beth Denton, Franklin County Christine … Read More