Mississippi Retired Public Employees' Association
Representing retired and active employees covered by PERS
  • MRPEA surveys candidates for PERS retiree rep postJanuary 17, 2017

    The Mississippi Retired Public Employees’ Association (MRPEA) is surveying candidates running for one of two retiree representative positions on the Board of Trustees of the Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS). All candidates are invited to complete the survey and … Continue reading

  • PERS mails ballots for retiree representative electionJanuary 6, 2017

    The Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) mailed ballots to eligible voters Friday, January 6, 2017, to elect a representative for the retiree trustee term that runs from May 1, 2017, to April 30, 2023. The deadline to cast ballots … Continue reading

  • Dr. Brian Rutledge elected to PERS Board of TrusteesDecember 21, 2016

    Dr. Brian Rutledge, University of Mississippi Medical Center chief of staff, has been elected as the new institutions of higher learning representative on the Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) Board of Trustees. “I am pleased to have Dr. … Continue reading

  • Public pension fund faces testDecember 19, 2016

    The Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) may be asking public agencies to contribute more next year. The projection results for PERS as of June 30, 2016, show that, with a fixed employer contribution rate of 15.75 percent of payroll … Continue reading

  • PERS releases 30-year projection reportDecember 14, 2016

    The projection results for the Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) as of June 30, 2016, show that, with a fixed employer contribution rate of 15.75 percent of payroll and with an assumed annual rate of return of 7.75 … Continue reading