Mississippi Retired Public Employees' Association
Representing retired and active employees covered by PERS
  • PERS publishes newslettersMarch 6, 2017

    The Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) has published Winter 2017 issues of Looking Forward, PERS’ member newsletter, and Forward, PERS’ retiree newsletter. Both issues feature the Popular Annual Financial Report, as well as a column from PERS Executive Director Pat Robertson. … Continue reading

  • PERS holds runoff for retiree representativeMarch 1, 2017

    The Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) is holding a runoff election for one of the two retiree representatives on its Board of Trustees. The runoff candidates are George Dale, former commissioner of insurance, and Dr. Philip Pepper, former state … Continue reading

  • PERS-sponsored bills await action in Senate Finance CommitteeFebruary 20, 2017

    The following PERS-sponsored bills remain under active consideration by the Mississippi Legislature during the 2017 Regular Session and are currently assigned to the Senate Finance Committee. Tues., Feb. 28 is the deadline for the Senate Finance Committee to take action … Continue reading

  • MRPEA publishes winter 2017 issue of The GuardianFebruary 9, 2017

    The Mississippi Retired Public Employees’ Association (MRPEA) has published its winter 2017 issue of The Guardian. Catch up on current MRPEA-related news and events – as well as news related to the Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) – in … Continue reading

  • PERS-related bills that are still aliveFebruary 1, 2017

    Only two PERS-related bills survived the Jan. 31 committee deadline, and both bills are PERS-sponsored/supported bills. The two PERS-related bills that remain alive are listed below. HB 978 – Mac Huddleston on behalf of PERS – Seeks to revise certain provisions of the Government … Continue reading