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Fully fund state's public worker retirement coffer

January 20, 2022

This week Rep. Shannon Byrd about why the legislature needs to pass the PERA payback bill, HB22-1029.

PERA, the public employees' retirement account here in Colorado, is a valuable asset to our benefits package but only if we take good care of it. Public pension systems play a critical role in boosting local economies, providing workers with savings and stability and ensuring that people that devote their lives to public service can retire with dignity.

Representative Shannon Byrd penned a great opinion piece in Colorado Politics about fully funding our retirement fund for this year, and the year it went unfunded in 2020.

Read more here!