Articles about Legislation that may be useful to Massachusetts retirees.

Call for WEP & GPO Hearing

October 27, 2023
I’d like to start this week’s message by thanking those members who turned out for our Area Meetings ...Read More

Tax Relief Becoming Law

October 27, 2023
Includes Major Provisions Benefiting Retirees While the legislation awaits the governor’s signature at press time, there’s no question ...Read More

Mass Retirees Legislative Update: Several Association Bills Heard by Public Service

October 27, 2023
Back from the August break, the Legislature resumed work on legislation for the current session. Various conference committees resumed meetings ...Read More

Public Service Committee Hearing Schedule for Three Mass Retirees Bills

October 26, 2023,
The Joint Committee on Public Service will hold a hearing on Tuesday, October 31st at 10 a.m. at the ...Read More

Our focus this fall

September 8, 2023
September 8, 2023: Happy September! Our weekly Mass Retirees news updates are back. After a short Labor Day break, we ...Read More

Annual Spring Conference: Mass Retirees Officers Among Speakers

August 14, 2023
Mass Retirees officers were among the retirement board officials who attended the Annual Spring Conference of the Massachusetts Association of ...Read More

Mass Retirees Legislative Update

August 12, 2023
Several Association Bills Heard by Public Service Both June and July proved to be busy months on the legislative front ...Read More

Governor Healey and Lieutenant Governor Driscoll Sign $56 Billion Fiscal Year 2024 Budget

August 9, 2023,
Mass Retirees Note: The budget includes a 3% COLA on a $13,000 base for retirees of the State and ...Read More
Governor Healey Files First Budget Proposal

Governor Healey Files First Budget Proposal

March 1, 2023,
Expands Pension Funding & Proposes 3% COLAWEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2023: Governor Maura Healey has filed her first state budget ...Read More
Local COLA News

Local COLA News

February 24, 2023,
WEEKLY REPORT FOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2023: Between the President’s Day holiday and school vacation week, there is not ...Read More