All Stories Tagged With Florida Retirement System

In The News Today - Febraury 18, 2016

In The News Today – Febraury 18, 2016

FLORIDA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES WFSU: As House Pension Reform Package Heads To House Floor, Opposition Continues To Mount The Florida Retirement System has two main options for employeesto … “And, we flush away a lot of the dignity that we provide ourpublic … READ MORE Florida Politics: HOUSE PANEL APPROVES EXPANSION OF …






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In The News Today - February 11, 2016

In The News Today – February 11, 2016

FLORIDA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES TBO: The best and worst of Florida’s legislative session so far  The top priorities of the Senate president and the House speaker — expanding opportunities for the developmentally disabled and an agriculture-friendly water policy — have made it to the governor’s desk. The …






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Florida Retirement System To Be Targeted Once Again By Republican Legislators

Florida Retirement System To Be Targeted Once Again By Republican Legislators

FLORIDA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES Florida Republicans again look at closing state’s massive public pension system to new members News Source: Naples Daily News By Arek Sarkissian of the Naples Daily News November 22, 2015 TALLAHASSEE — Florida Republicans once again are taking aim at the Florida Retirement System, …






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FRS pension plan outperforms financial targets

FRS pension plan outperforms financial targets

FLORIDA UBLIC EMPLOYEES Published by The Florida Democrat August 5, 2015 Jeff Burlew The Florida Retirement System pension plan continues to perform better than long-term targets, according to the State Board of Administration, which oversees the plan. For the fiscal year ending June 30, the …






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Florida Senate To Vote On State Public Employee Pension Plan

Florida Senate To Vote On State Public Employee Pension Plan

Florida Public Employees SB – 1114 Goes to the Senate Floor TODAY     CS/CS/SB 1114: Retirement – Retirement ; Revising the definition of “vested” or “vesting” to provide that a member initially enrolled in the Florida Retirement System after a certain date is vested in the …






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FRS: Senate Bill 1114 Passes - One Step Closer To Becoming Law

FRS: Senate Bill 1114 Passes – One Step Closer To Becoming Law

Florida Public Employees   APRIL 10, 2104     SENATE GOV. OVERSIGHT AND ACCOUNTABILITY COMMITTEE PASSES   SB 1114: Florida Retirement System   GENERAL BILL by Community Affairs Florida Retirement System; Requiring the Trustees of the State Board of Administration to establish the Florida Retirement System …






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In The News: March 25, 2014

In The News: March 25, 2014

Florida Public Employees March 25, 2014   FPE:  Florida Retirement System – There Was A Time, Not Too Far In The Past When…. “There was a time, not too far in the past, when the FRS pension fund was over 100% funded.  Because of this, …






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Florida Retirement System - There Was A Time, Not Too Far In The Past When....

Florida Retirement System – There Was A Time, Not Too Far In The Past When….

Florida Public Employees An unedited commentary from a fellow Florida Public Employees in response to  “Is overhauling Florida Retirement System a greater risk than doing nothing?” – featured in the Ocala Star Banner. March 25, 2014 Commentary by Joe Bavlsik “There was a time, not too …






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PENSION REFORM: Lies, Myths, Deceit And Fairytales

PENSION REFORM: Lies, Myths, Deceit And Fairytales

  PENSION REFORM: Lies, myths, deceit and fairytales  An Editorial Response  by James W. Preston, President Florida State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police To hear House Speaker Will Weatherford tell it, the whole problem with Florida’s budget is public employee pensions. He wants to help save …






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