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.
As we start 2018, we thought that you might be interested in some of the numbers that represent a behind-the-scenes look at the work OPERS did in 2017. It was another eventful year for OPERS Member Services.Read More
As the tax reform legislation wound its way through Congress late last year, there was a debate over whether to include a change to a little-known provision known as the unrelated business income tax (UBIT).Read More
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OPERS monitors legislation at the state and federal levels to protect the best interests of our members and employers. Call or write your legislator to express your support or opposition to legislation, or to share your thoughts on policy matters that impact you as an OPERS member.
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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.