Call to Action: Establish TRS Reserve Fund

June 8, 2017

Legislation that would authorize school districts and BOCES to create and fund a Teachers Retirement System reserve fund moved through the Assembly Education Committee this week. This bill is on the Senate Calendar but has not been scheduled for a vote.

Take Action Now

As contribution rates decline, the savings generated could help districts and BOCES prepare for inevitable future rate increases. Please use the link above to ask your legislators to enact S.4563, Golden/A.7353-A, Buchwald before the end of the legislative session.

To view other action requests, visit our NYSSBA Action Center at the link below.

Over the next two weeks, be on the lookout for additional alerts by email and through our social media as bills continue to move.

Medicaid Tool Kit

NSBA has developed a Medicaid Toolkit for use in local advocacy. Please consider using these resources to contact Congress and urge them to protect funding that is needed to serve students.

2017 Resolution Kit

The 2017 Resolution Kit is now available. Please consider submitting a resolution for consideration by the delegates at the 2017 Annual Business Meeting.  As a reminder, the deadline for resolution submission is close of business, Monday July 10, 2017.

NYSSBA's Governmental Relations team will keep you up to date on these and other issues.

For more information, visit our Key Issues Page, and be sure to follow NYSSBA on Facebook and Twitter.

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