Newsletter - Pension Update Updateen-us2017-04-24T13:55:59.2226807-05:00Pension Update Update&newsletterid=65484/12/2017 12:00:00 AM<div style="text-align: center;"><div id="INCREDI_TEXT_AREA" style="padding-left: 2px;"><div><b style="color: rgb(1, 1, 1); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">HPROA Members, Recently an e-mail was sent to Senators in the Texas<br>Legislature&nbsp;by those who are trying to stop SB 2190 purposing the&nbsp;<br>Senators vote "No" against&nbsp; allowing&nbsp;SB 2190&nbsp;preventing&nbsp;<br>the bill from coming to the floor.&nbsp; &nbsp; Those in favor of "Local Control"<br>&nbsp;are waging an&nbsp;all out war to stop SB 2190.Pension Bill Update Update&newsletterid=65383/31/2017 12:00:00 AM<font id="role_document" size="2" face="Arial"><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); text-align: center;"><b>PAST WEEK IN AUSTIN</b></div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); text-align: center;"><b>&nbsp;</b><b>by Bill Elkin</b></div><div style="text-align: center;"><b><font color="#ff0000">March 31, 2017</font></b></div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-weight: bold;">&nbsp;</div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-weight: bold;">This past week was a busy one.&nbsp; Tony Kivela, Board Member and Assistant PAC Treasurer, joined me at the Capitol.Police Pension Update Update&newsletterid=65333/25/2017 12:00:00 AM<font id="role_document" size="2" face="Arial"><div style="text-align: center;"><font size="5"><b><font face="Baskerville Old Face"></font></b></font><b style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><br>THE LATEST REGARDING THE PENSION COMPROMISE</b></div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">&nbsp;</div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">On Monday, March 20th, the Senate State Affairs Committee held a public testimony hearing on SB 2190, authored by Senator Joan Huffman.&nbsp; This is her version of the pension compromise legislation from Houston that includes the three pension systems for Houston employees, Police, Fire and Municipal Systems.Pension System Update Update&newsletterid=65042/8/2017 12:00:00 AM<font id="role_document" color="#000000" size="2"><div style="font-family: times;"><b>As of is writing, nothing in&nbsp; writing regarding the content of HB 43, being authored by Chairman Dan Flynn, has been incorporated into the original filing.&nbsp; The early bill was filed by Chairman Flynn solely to secure a small bill number which would insure an early hearing in committee.Pension System Update Update&newsletterid=64911/20/2017 12:00:00 AM<b style="text-align: center;"><font size="6"><font face="times" style="font-family: times;">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Pension System Update</font><br><div style="text-align: left;"><div style="text-align: center;"><font face="times"><br></font></div><font id="role_document" color="#000000" size="2"><div style="text-align: center; font-family: times;">&nbsp;Thursday, Jan. 17th, I attended the delayed monthly meeting of HPOPS.