The Oklahoma Retired Educators Association provides a voice for retired education employees, secures and protects benefits, and enhances the quality of life for its members.
Where to begin? As you have probably seen on the local news and other media sources, the budget talks at the State Capitol are well, a mess. The statutory end to the regular session is this Friday, May 26th, at 5:00 p.m. I suppose who’s right and who’s wrong depends on whom you ask, but some of the
HB 2382 has passed out of committee and language in this bill will divert .5% of cigarette and other tobacco sales tax revenue away from OTRS. This equates to approximately $878,881.13 based on 2016 receipts.
Please call your representative and ask them to OPPOSE HB 2382--or any legislation that would divert funds away from OTRS.
- Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center, 6808 S 107th East Avenue, Tulsa
- Guest Speaker: Glen D. Johnson - Dr. Glen Johnson is the chief executive officer for the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education. He served at the 16th president of Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant for ten years. Johnson served as director of public policy and adjunct professor of law at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Prior to his work at OU, Johnson served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1982 to 1996 and was speaker of the House from 1990 to 1996.
- Eight Breakout Sessions
- Silent Auction
- VIM Recognition
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As an OREA member, you will join almost 15,000 colleagues who provide a strong voice for retired educators at the state capitol and in a variety of other places where representation is needed. Since our founding in 1952, OREA has been the trusted leader for retired public school employees in Oklahoma. Join today and make our voice stronger.