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PERS eUpdates

In an effort to provide our members and retirees with the most up-to-date information, PERS periodically e-​mails PERS eUpdates, brief news alerts regarding legislative and/or administrative changes that affect the retirement plans administered by PERS. See archive at right of eUpdates sent over the past year.

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Looking Forward Newsletter

Prior to sending PERS eUpdates, PERS published the Looking Forward newsletter to keep members informed about their retirement system. 


Newsletter Archive

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PERS eUpdates Archive

Below are links to eUpates that have been sent to retirees over the past year.


eUpdates Sent to Members only

07/21/2021 - REMINDER NOMINATIONS SOUGHT | PERS Board county employee representative (sent to municipal employers and employees only)​

06/30/2021 - NOMINATIONS SOUGHT | PERS Board seeks nominations for county employee representative election​ (sent to municipal employers and employees only)

10/01/2020 - REMINDER: Deadline to cast ballots for PERS Board municipal employee representative is October 8​

09/08/2020 - Ballots have been mailed for the PERS Board municipal employee representative election

07/20/2020 - REMINDER | Only a week left to submit nominations for municipal employee representative to serve on PERS Board

06/25/2020 - Message to PERS Municipal Employers and Members | Municipal employee representative nominations sought for PERS Board​​

06/01/2020 - REMINDER | June 8 is the last day for eligible voters to cast ballots for the PERS Board state employee rep election​

04/03/2020 - REMINDER | Monday is the last day for eligible voters to cast ballots for the PERS Board state employee rep election​

03/09/2020 - YOUR VOTE MATTERS | Ballots have been mailed to eligible voters for the PERS Board state employee rep election​

eUpdates Sent to Members, as well as all other Constituents​

09/08/2021 - Benson duly re-elected to PERS Board​

08/30/2021 - PERS to close to visitors until noon Monday, August 30, due to inclement weather​​

06/16/2021 - Frantom, Green named PERS' newest deputy administrators​​

05/04/2021 - PERS salutes members and retirees during Public Service Recognition Week - May 2 - 8, 2021​

04/30/2021 - PERS building closing early to guests Friday, April 30, due to water pressure issues, phone lines still open

02/18/2021 - PERS building to be closed Friday, February 19, due to inclement weather​

02/17/2021 - PERS building to be closed Thursday, February 18, due to inclement weather

02/16/2021 - PERS building to be closed Wednesday, February 17, due to inclement weather

02/15/2021 - PERS building to be closed Tuesday, February 16, due to inclement weather​

09/11/2020 - PERS continues to serve membership through COVID-19​

07/01/2020 - Age lowered for local-elected officials to receive in-service benefit distribution​

06/24/2020 - Howard re-elected to PERS Board, McCoy named vice chair​

06/01/2020 - PERS outlines visitation guidelines to building guests beginning June 1​

05/01/2020 - PERS to remain closed to guests until May 11 in response to coronavirus​

04/17/2020 - PERS to remain closed to guests until May 4 in response to coronavirus​

03/16/2020 - PERS closed to guests in response to coronavirus​