SAVE THE DATE! Retiree Day at the Capitol Scheduled: RSVP Below!

By Chancen Flick


Come join us at the Oklahoma State Capitol on March 29, 2023 to lobby legislators on bills impacting retirees!  OPEA, along with our partner groups (Oklahoma Retired Educators Association, Oklahoma Retired Firefighters, Fraternal Order of Police, Oklahoma AFL-CIO, and the Oklahoma Retiree Association), will be hosting a lobby day event to help advance legislation that will impact members of the state retirement systems and retirees throughout the state.  The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon.  Attendees are asked to please RSVP at the link below so an accurate headcount can be made.  Attendees will meet at Room 4S.3 next to the Fourth Floor Rotunda to receive information on legislation and legislators.

Please use this link to RSVP by 5:00 p.m. on March 27, 2023, to receive more information.  By registering, we can more accurately pair groups together to allow for more direct lobbying efforts.

Below are the bills that will be addressed at the event


HB 2020 Wolfley, Max(R)
Montgomery, John(R)
Increases certain retirement benefits adjustment for the 2024 tax year.



HB 2171 Ford, Ross(R)
Rosino, Paul(R)
Provides for a one-time retirement benefits increase for various state retirement systems for beneficiaries who have been retired for more than two years; EMERGENCY.



HB 2279 Echols, Jon(R)
Montgomery, John(R)
Raises retirement benefits across several different public employee retirement plans.



HB 2854 Wallace, Kevin(R)
Thompson, Roger(R)
Terminates the state defined contribution plan, transferring participants into the standard Public Employees Retirement System with service credits to be purchased, such changes to be defined as non-fiscal under legislative requirements.


Please contact Chancen Flick at or call at 405-808-8181 with any questions.

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