Action Alerts and Action Watches

When circumstances arise that warrant immediate action on the part of its members, the Association issues Action Alerts.  Current and prior Action Alerts are listed below.  Action Watches are communiques of a more informational nature that do not require a response on the part of members.  Current and prior Action Watches are listed below.

 

Action Alerts/Action Watches 

January 5, 2013

Action Watch - This Action Watch contains everything you need to know to participate in the 2013 GSRA Day at the Capitol and Legislative Reception.

Read the Action Watch

 

March 23, 2012

Action Alert - This Action Alert asks the members to contact their senators and representatives regarding another Dead Peasants bill being considered using the Advocacy System.

Read the Action Alert

 

March 21, 2012

Action Alert - This Action Alert asks the members to contact their senators and representatives regarding Dead Peasants legislation using the Advocacy System.

Read the Action Alert

 

February 26, 2012

Action Alert - This Action Alert asks the members to contact the Governor regarding SB 402 using the Advocacy System.

Read the Action Alert

 

February 25, 2012

Action Alert - This Action Alert asks the members to contact their senators and representatives regarding Senate Bill 402 - ERS/Alternative Investments, using the Advocacy System.

 Read the Action Alert 

 

 

January 17, 2012

Action Watch – This Action Watch provides a reminder and additional information about directions to the events, parking and legislative talking points for the January 31, 2012, GSRA Day at the Capitol and the Legislative Reception. You are encouraged to register and join other GSRA members in visiting our elected representatives.

Read the Action Watch 

 

January 6, 2012

Action Watch – This Action Watch provides information about the January 31, 2012, GSRA Day at the Capitol and the Legislative Reception. You are encouraged to register and join other GSRA members in visiting our elected representatives.  

 

 

Archive

 

March 26, 2011

Quick action is needed to contact members of the Joint Special Committee on Georgia Revenue Structure to support passing out a bill that reflects the Committee's discussion on Thursday, March 24th.  We further urge you to contact your own legislators and urge them to vote for the bill coming out of the Committee.

Read the Action Alert

 

March 26, 2011

Quick action is needed to urge Senators and Senate leadership to pass House Bills 293, 297, and 308 to limit and/or prohibit "dead peasants" legislation in the future.

Read the Action Alert 

 

 

March 16, 2011

Immediate action is needed to let your representatives know your concerns related to the 20% increase in SHBP premiums included in the current House FY 2012 budget bill.

Read the Action Alert 

 

January 9, 2011

You need YOU!  Reminder - GSRA Legislative Day, January 25,2011.

Read the Action Alert

 

 

December 28, 2010

GSRA has planned two events on January 25, 2011 to enhance our legislative activities--a  Meet & Greet @ 11:00 AM at the State Capitol and a Legislative Reception from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.  YOU are needed to participate. Read the Action Alert 

  

April 21, 2010

Immediate action is needed to keep the provisions of the old HB 1380 (which never made it out of committee) from being tacked on to other legislation as the General Assembly comes to a close.  Contact your elected officials today!!

 

March 14, 2010

HB 1380 may reduce the life insurance coverage for both retirees and active employees and would give the State an insurable interest in your life.  AND our pension fund would have to foot the bill!

IMMEDIATE ACTION IS NEEDED! 

 

 

June 12, 2009

ERS Board to hold Annual Meeting June 12, 2009.  Come and witness the final vote on the July 2009 and Jan. 2010 COLAs.

 

May 15, 2009          

ERS Board of Trustees will hold a special called meeting May 21, 2009 to consider COLAs; will hold Annual Meeting June 18 to announce final decision.  TRS Board to hold regular meeting on May 27.   

    

April 2, 2009

Georgia Senate attempts major changes in Health Insurance premiums and benefits.  Your immediate action is needed!

 

March 15, 2009

Governor proposes LARGE increase in monthly Health Insurance premiums.  Act now!

 

February 13, 2009

House and Senate Bills bring back "Alternative Investments"

 

September 22, 2008

Georgia House COLA Study Committee - Meetings Set

 

May 28, 2008

ERS June Board Meeting to be held Thursday June 19th

 

March 22, 2008

Senate Bill 80 Passes House Committee

 

February 19, 2008

Senate Bill 80

 

December 5, 2007

Reduction of COLA and ERS Funding Issues 

 

April 5, 2007

Update on Senate Bill 80

 

February 27, 2007 

Update on Senate Bill 80

  

February 4, 2007

Explanation of Senate Bill 80

 

 
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