Government Relations represents OPERS' interests in dealing with federal, state and local governments. This includes monitoring state and federal legislative issues, as well as advocating for, or against, specific legislative proposals. We work closely with stakeholders representing state and national organizations to accomplish our goals.
Your source for OPERS information. This regular publication for both lawmakers and other stakeholders is yet another tool to help answer the most timely questions of the day.
Due to the recent retirements of a few key staff, we thought that we should fill you in on the current OPERS leadership team.Read More
OPERS saw unprecedented call volumes last year as we completed the transition of our Medicare-eligible retirees to the OPERS Medicare Connector for their health care coverage. Our Education Department has been critical in this transition, as we create a plan to increase member engagement in their retirement planning.Read More
New classifications have been added to the OPERS Law Enforcement and Public Safety divisions as a result of the passage of Amended Sub. House Bill 520, which was signed into law Jan. 4, 2017.
- Recorded Presentation: Additions to Law Enforcement and Public Safety Divisions
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OPERS Federal Comment Letters
OPERS has a significant interest in the regulatory process at the federal level. Staff actively comment and participate in the development of federal regulations specifically in health care, investments, and corporate governance.