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RPEA Seeks Support in Budget Resolutions

  • March 7, 2017

With the new fiscal year approaching on April 1, each house of the Legislature is preparing its Budget Resolution which will serve as the basis for negotiating a final state budget. Accordingly, Retired Public Employees Association President Jack McPadden has…

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2017 Legislative Agenda Taking Shape

  • February 17, 2017

Six weeks into the legislative session, nearly all of our agenda has been introduced in each house. For the three bills that show as introduced in only one house, we have sponsors to introduce them in the other house. It’s…

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Retirees Urge Legislature to Reject Budget Proposal

  • February 3, 2017

Testifying before the Joint Fiscal Committees hearing on the Executive Budget, Jack McPadden, President of the Retired Public Employees Association (RPEA), called upon the Legislature to reject those portions of the budget which would impose significant premium increases upon State…

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Social Security COLA Announced-And It’s MINISCULE!

  • October 26, 2016

The Social Security Administration has announced that the 2017 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) will be three tenths of one percent (0.3 percent). For a retiree receiving the average social security payment, the increase will be $5 a month. Because…

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Many Factors Go Into Pension Discussions

  • September 14, 2016

RPEA Executive Director Edward Farrell wrote an article about the economic impact of retirees on the State's economy. Click below to read the article published in the Times Union on July 25, 2016 Many Factors Go Into Pension Discussions

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Protect Pensions For Retirees

  • September 8, 2016

RPEA Executive Director Edward Farrell wrote a letter to the editor of the Times Union in regards to the Teamsters facing sharp pension cuts. Click below to read the letter published in the Times Union on September 6, 2016. Letters:…

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RPEA Annual Meeting Announced!!!

  • September 6, 2016

The RPEA Annual Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at the Albany Marriott (189 Wolf Rd) with registration and vendor fair beginning at 8:30am and the meeting to begin at 9:30am. Two timely programs are already planned for…

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