Legislative Priorities

The Washington State School Retirees' Association (WSSRA) is made up of 18,000 active and retired school personnel. WSSRA's mission is to develop, propose, and support action benefiting all school retirees.

WSSRA legislative priorities for 2021 & 2022:

Plan 1 Cost of Living Adjustment

Protect Retiree Medical Benefits.

Make the actuarially recommended pension payment to the pension funds.

Support additional payments to the Plan 1 Unfunded Liability.

Support HB 1032 to allow school employees early retirement opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic.

Provide an open enrollment window for retirees locked out of PEBB -- HB 1040.

Allow August retirees to collect a Cost-of-Living Adjustment the following July.