Draft - November 15, 2022
ITEM 1: PROMOTE FULL FUNDING OF THE TRS' ANNUITY AND MEDICAL INSURANCE
ITEM 2; MAKE NO FURTHER CHANGES TO THE TRS BOARD OF TRUSTEES AS IT PRESENTLY CONSTITUTED AND OPPOSE EFFORTS TO TAKE FIDUCIARY DECISIONS AWAY FROM THE TRS BOARD
ITEM 3: MAINTAIN TRS AS A DEFINED BENEFIT GROUP RETIREMENT PLAN FOR ALL KENTUCKY PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS
ITEM 4: OPPOSE STATE TAX REFORM LEGISLATION THAT UNFAIRLY BURDENS KENTUCKY'S PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTOR RETIREES.
ITEM 5: SUPPORT LEGISLATION REQUIRING LONG-TERM CARE (LTC) INSURANCE CARRIES TO SUBMIT RATE INCREASES TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AS WELL AS THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE AND ALLOW INTERVENTION BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
ITEM 6: SUPPORT REPEAL OF THE WINDFALL ELIMINATION PROVISION (WEP) AND THE GOVERNMENT PENSION OFFSET (GPO) PENALTIES. OPPOSE EFFORTS AT THE FEDERAL LEVEL TO IMPOSE MANDATORY SOCIAL SECURITY ON TRS MEMBERS
ITEM 7: SUPPORT THE 2021-22 LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES OF THE NRTA/AARP STATE LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE AND/OR OTHER GROUPS REPRESENTING SENIOR CITIZENS WHICH ARE NOT IN CONFLICT WITH THE POSITION OF KRTA.
For more details on these seven priorities click on the KRTA Legislative message below:
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The General Assembly has an excellent website: https://legislature.ky.gov/Pages/index.aspx
The very first button on the top left side says, "Legislators." Click on this button and you'll see an option to find your legislator. Or you can click this link:
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