2020 Legislative Update – Week 3

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This week, three new pieces of legislation were introduced that state employees will be happy to see again, Tier III, EIRP and a Retiree Bonus. HB 268, sponsored by Representative Reed Ingram, and SB 201, sponsored by Senator Will Barfoot, creates Tier III. Tier III allows active state employees to convert sick leave into creditable service (up to 180 days), retire … Read More

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2020 Legislative Update – Week 2

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This week was relatively quiet at the Alabama Legislature. Many committee meetings this week were canceled due to the unexpected passing of Representative Terri Collins’ husband, Tom. ASEA sends our condolences to Representative Collins and her family during this very difficult time. HB 147, sponsored by Representative Chris Sells, passed the House on Tuesday after a lively debate. HB 147 … Read More

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2020 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – WEEK 1

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The 2020 Legislative Session has begun and Governor Ivey opened the session with her State of the State. During her speech, Ivey spoke of giving active state employees a 2% COLA. ASEA Executive Director Mac McArthur always says “Don’t get your hopes up until the deal is done,” but with the support of Governor Kay Ivey we are off to … Read More

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