The MACo staff gave testimony this week on the following bills:
March 20, 2013:
MACo supported one of several bills designed to create a county “seat at the table” for state pension oversight.
- HB 1414: State Retirement and Pension System – Report on Proposal to Authorize Counties to Elect Alternate Pension Options for Teachers testimony
MACo supported a study to evaluate and assess transitional considerations and costs arising from any future county decision to alter teacher pension offerings (not currently authorized under state law).
MACo opposed a broad-based requirement that most county services be immune from budget cutbacks year to year, regardless of circumstances.
March 21, 2013:
MACo supported its initiative bill to create a county “seat at the table” for state pension oversight.
To see online versions of MACo’s written testimony from the 2013 legislative session, click here.