Stories tagged: PERSI
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 3:38 p.m.
Idaho’s PERSI the ‘envy’ of most other state pension plans
Idaho’s Public Employee Retirement System is the envy of most other states, with strong investment earnings and and a stable funding position, state lawmakers were told Friday.
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017
Eye on Boise: Senators reject bill to repeal legislative pension perk
Idaho senators shot down a bill last week to repeal a 1990 law that allows longtime state legislators who, late in their careers, are appointed to high-paying full-time state positions …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
Idaho lawmakers unlikely to repeal legislative retirement perk; set for pay raises
It’s unlikely Idaho lawmakers will do away with a special retirement perk for certain legislators – even though a citizens commission this year called for lawmakers to reconsider the perk. …
Sun., Aug. 21, 2016, 4 a.m.
Eye on Boise: Butch and Lori Otter to be honorary Trump chairs for Idaho
Gov. Otter and first lady will chair Trump campaign in Idaho
Wed., June 1, 2016, 3:56 p.m.
Panel urges review of Idaho legislators’ pension perk
After two Idaho citizens, a retired math teacher and a CPA, urged a state panel to do away with the 1990 law that grants big boosts in state retirement pensions …
Thu., April 9, 2015
Pension perk bill dies in Idaho Senate
BOISE – Legislation to end a special retirement perk for Idaho state lawmakers who take high-paying state jobs late in their careers has died without a hearing in a Senate …
Thu., Oct. 16, 2014
Woodings challenges Denney to quit his state pension
BOISE – Idaho secretary of state candidate Holli Woodings is calling on her GOP opponent, former House Speaker Lawerence Denney, to give up his state pension, in light of his …
Sun., Sept. 21, 2014
Eye on Boise: Idaho treasurer’s office receives clean audit
The office of state Treasurer Ron Crane received a clean bill of health in a new management audit released late last week by Idaho’s state auditor’s office. The new review, …
Sat., Oct. 26, 2013
Idaho secretary of state candidate Denney would see pension spike
BOISE – Former Idaho House Speaker Lawerence Denney, whose pension benefits would soar by more than 600 percent if he wins his bid for secretary of state, personally killed legislation …
Sun., Jan. 15, 2012
Eye on Boise: Health committee has plenty to peruse
BOISE – There was quite the spectacle at the Idaho House Health and Welfare Committee’s first meeting last week when chairwoman Rep. Janice McGeachin, R-Idaho Falls, had legislative pages bring …
Sun., Nov. 21, 2010
Eye on Boise: PERSI director assures Idaho funds not in trouble
BOISE – Idaho’s public employee retirement system has been deluged by calls, e-mail and visits from worried state and local government retirees who are concerned that it’s going to be …
Fri., Feb. 19, 2010, 2:14 p.m.
House GOP votes to stop 1 percent pension hike
The Republican-dominated House voted 48-19 to block Idaho government retirees from getting a 1 percent pension raise, saying it was necessary to protect the $10 billion fund.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2010
Panel agrees to block cost-of-living boost
Idaho lawmakers reversed course Thursday and voted to pass the same legislation blocking a cost-of-living increase for state retirees that they’d just killed a day earlier.