Action Committee

Philadelphia Public School Retired Employee Association's

Action Committee


Formed in January of 2013, the Action Committee is focused on activities and initiatives designed to fight pension reform legislation that, if enacted by the legislature, could reduce the pension benefits of both active and retired school employees. The Action Committee is open to any active or retired public school employee. Meeting times and dates will be posted on the PPSREA web page.

Concerns and questions for the Action Committee should be forwarded to: 


Current News and Views

Pension Reform Link

        PASR Legislative Alert

Protecting pensions is a moral imperative

                While rethinking pensions, push fairness among teachers

PA Budget Impasse Talks

Gov. Wolf pushes changes to public sector pensions

Pennsylvania Governor Vetoes Pension Bill

Wolf cagey on pension position as Pa. impasse drags on

Wolf vetoes pension measure

Gov. Wolf confirms that he will veto public pension bill

Another temporary pension patch job - beware of what the actuaries aren't saying: Tony May 

Altered pension bill would save PA $11 billion over long term, analysis finds

Seven things to know about Pennsylvania's pension debate and its possible impacts on employees and taxpayers

Letters To PA Legislators (Letter #2)

Letters To PA Legislators (Letter #1)

Pennsylvania pension reform fight heats up 

Switching Pa.’s Public Pensions Primarily to 401(k)-Style Plans Would Be Harmful to Public Employees

Three takeaways from state House hearing on pension system reforms 

Editorial: It’s show time in Harrisburg for a budget showdown

Lt. Gov. Mike Stack: Preserve pensions of Pennsylvania’s public workers 

It's the PA pension time bomb

PA House Holds Public Hearings on SB1

GOP state pension reform criticized - State And Region

Bill threatens retirement security for Pa. workers 

Bill would get Pa. started on fixing its pension crisis

Pa legislature works_on_pension_property_tax_bills_that_Gov_Wolf_does not_support

Pension Challenge PowerPoint

PA teachers, state employees could see cut in retirement benefits

Senate GOP reform plan would offer pension options to current workers

Retirement savings less of a concern for 995 government retirees

Pa. Pension Plans unlikely to keep promises to workers

Glen Grell to leave House, take top job overseeing school pensions

Pa. Republican Senators hope to win battles over pensions, liquor 

Pa. failed to meet its pension-contribution contractual obligations 

Another View: Forget Gov. Corbett’s pension ‘fix’ and work on Pa.’s real problems

Pennsylvania Lawmaker Tackles Public Pension Debt 

State legislator picked to head Pa. pension unit

How states got into such a pension fix, and how to get out

Former Pa. Gov. Corbett: From pension critic to collector

PPSREA to meet with Lt. Govenor Stack

In less than 100 days the PA State Legislature will debate and enact pension reform legislation

Wolf’s long climb out of pension hole

From Wolf, record budget and tax in

Senator: If no pension fix —no deal

Funding shortfalls put pensions in peril

State legislature is among nation's most expensive

For millions of Americans, the 401(k) is a failure

Links to Associate Organization

Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR)

Legislative/Political Education Committee (L/PEC) Brochure

Public School Employees' Retirement System (PSERS)

School District of Philadelphia Retirement Department