The History of PA COLA’s

In the recently released Spring 2018 edition of the PASR Times, an excerpt of COLA history by PSERS Government Affairs Director Tony Parisi was included, summarizing the history of COLAs passed for retired public school employees in Pennsylvania.  Our office has received many inquiries about the history. To expand upon the excerpt included in the PASR […]

Statement on MyIDCare

Many concerned members have contacted our office this week questioning the authenticity of letters they received from MyIDCare offering a year of free identity theft protection.  In order to help  serve and protect our members, PASR Executive Director Mark McKillop researched the issue and has released the following statement: MyIDCare Letter (2018-3-22) McKillop

Governor Tom Wolf’s Budget Proposal the 2018 – 2019 Fiscal Year

Remarks by Governor Wolf at 2018 Budget Address February 06, 2018 2018 Governor’s Budget Address Harrisburg, PA TRANSCRIPT Introduction Lieutenant Governor Stack, Speaker Turzai, President Scarnati. . . Leader Corman, Leader Costa, Leader Reed, Leader Dermody. . . Members of the General Assembly, invited guests, friends and family. . . And, most importantly, my fellow […]

Carbon County Chapter Attends Annual Senior Expo

Recently, State Representative Doyle Heffley and State Senator John Yudichak invited all senior citizens from Carbon County to the annual Senior Expo—held annually at the Jim Thorpe Memorial Hall, in Jim Thorpe. The event featured more than 50 vendors that provided helpful, beneficial information for all seniors. It is intended to be a one-stop service […]