COLA

Articles about the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) that may be useful to Massachusetts retirees

Non-Contributory Retirees Wait For COLA

NOVEMBER 1998 - Pop-up/Income Tax Exception Also Pending - They
are known as non-contribs, or non-contributory retirees. These retirees
are not members of the contributory retirement systems and are not
eligible for benefits paid for through the pension fund.

Non-Contributory Retirees Wait For COLA

NOVEMBER 1998 - Pop-up/Income Tax Exception Also Pending - They
are known as non-contribs, or non-contributory retirees. These retirees
are not members of the contributory retirement systems and are not
eligible for benefits paid for through the pension fund.

COLA Reform Now Law

JULY 1997 - After
more than a year of studies and a hard fought lobbying effort by our
Association, the Legislature passed the COLA reform bill on June 2. The
bill, S-1753, was signed into law by Governor William Weld on June 9,
1997, as Chapter 17 of the Acts of 1997.