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.
OPERS has been providing retirement security and peace of mind to millions of Ohio’s retired workers since 1935, but did you know OPERS is also a catalyst to Ohio’s business economy? Learn more about the ways OPERS impact Ohio’s economy and view a list of our top 10 direct and indirect investments in the state of Ohio.Read More
On behalf of the OPERS Board of Trustees and our over 1 million members, thank you for your bipartisan support and passage of House Bill 520. Learn more about how this legislation will help OPERS continue to provide a secure retirement benefit and access to health care coverage for public employees, your members and constituents, well into the foreseeable future.Read More
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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.