Keep the Promise: PSEA Pension Toolkit

Legislative Updates: 

May 13: The Senate passed SB 1 by a vote of 28-19. Read PSEA President Mike Crossey's statement on the vote

May 12: The Senate Appropriations Committee passed SB 1. The full Senate plans to vote on the bill as early as tomorrow. Read PSEA's statement on Senate leaders' efforts to fast-track SB 1. 

The Public Employee Retirement Commission issued a preliminary report, but said it was given insufficient time for a complete review of SB 1. 

May 11: Senate Republican leaders are attempting to fast-track SB 1. Read PSEA's latest statement on SB 1

May 8: Sen. Corman introduces Senate Bill 1 at 4:30 p.m. The full Senate could vote on the bill as early as Wednesday, May 13.

May 7: PSEA released the following statement in opposition to SB 1: PSEA President: Senate GOP leaders threaten to hold Pennsylvania's school funding hostage for flawed pension legislation

May 6: Legislators unveiled their plan for pension "reform," designating the issue as Senate Bill 1 - their highest priority. More details will be available soon. Read PSEA's statement on the plan.

Learn more:

Find background information and talking points about Senate Bill 1.

Attention new members: You must make a critical decision about your pension within 45 days of being notified by PSERS. Learn more on the "Information for new members" page of the pension toolkit.

Keystone Research Center pension primers
The Keystone Research Center recently released a series of short “pension primers” to explain complex details at the heart of the pension debate. Find the complete set of primers at

Talking About Your Pension:

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