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December Mini Briefing and 2017 SUAA Legislative Platform

Attached is the 2017 Legislative Platform and the December Mini Briefing full of legislative news and other items of interest.

Enjoy the holiday season! 2017 will be tough in the Legislative Arena!

Linda L Brookhart
Executive Director
State Universities Annuitants Association

2017 Legislative Platform.pdf

SUAA Mini Briefing 12.08.2016.pdf

 
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Posted by on December 9, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

Help SUAA Keep Its Pieces Together on Giving Tuesday

With the end of 2016 rapidly approaching

we know many of you are making decisions about where your
extra dollars will provide the most benefit.

In the Spirit of Giving please consider a contribution to the

State Universities Annuitants Association

or its

Foundation

or your

Legal Fund

or your PAC
SUAAction

Linda L Brookhart
Executive Director

State Universities Annuitants Association

 
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Posted by on November 29, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

Help break the budget logjam

SUAA Members,

How can you help? Make your voice heard–contact your legislators!

For a quick and easy way to send an email about the budget impasse to state leadership, go to Land of Lincoln, This is Not a Laughing Matter. Choose Send (Send a letter to our state’s elected leaders and your local legislators). Follow the steps, and your email will be sent to the appropriate people. It will take less than a minute to complete.

GSU SUAA Board

 
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Posted by on November 29, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

SUAA Fall Meeting – Calling Especially All Chapter Directors

Hi Everyone! Last call for the SUAA Fall Meeting being held on Monday, November 21st at the ISU Alumni Association Center, 1101 N. Main Street in Normal, IL.

The agenda will be posted tomorrow, but here are the topics.

The normal reports – Finance, President, Membership, Foundation and Executive Director.

We will be voting on the 2017 Budget along with the 2017 Legislative Platform.

In addition, The Policy and Procedures Manual.

Speakers will be:

Luncheon speaker will be Erik Rankin, Illinois State University Department of Politics and Government – Mr. Rankin will talk about the State elections and what they might mean to us.

George Heyman, CPA, member of the SUAA Oakton Chapter, will present “The Economy – A Demographic View”.

Then to wrap up the day will be Congressman Rodney Davis (IL-13) speaking to the audience about H.R. 711 (The Windfall Elimination Provision) and the legislation he introduced in addition H.R. 973 which repeals both the Windfall Elimination Provision and the Government Pension Offset.

Everyone is invited to attend this meeting. However, only Chapter Directors who have been certified will be able to vote!

We are looking forward to hearing from you! And, if you are a Chapter President who hasn’t certified your directors, we need to hear from you. Please email linda!

Linda L Brookhart
Executive Director

State Universities Annuitants Association

 
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Posted by on November 14, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

NIUAA Presents: Can Illinois reduce benefits for university employees?

“John Carr, attorney at Maduff & Maduff, LLC, will speak to legal issues surrounding possible changes in pensions and benefits for current and retired NIU employees on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 4:40 – 6 p.m. in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of the Holmes Student Center.”

http://www.niutoday.info/2016/11/11/can-illinois-reduce-benefits-for-university-employees/

 
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Posted by on November 12, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

Lunch With Staff & 2016 SUAA Fall Board Meeting Registration

SUAA Upcoming Dates

Lunch with Staff

If you have questions about legislation, what we do here at the state office, or just want to get to know us better, you can join the SUAA staff for lunch from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 14th, 2016. We will be glad to take up to 8 reservations for each date. SUAA will provide your lunch. Please call the office at 217.523.4040 or send an email to joni to reserve your place at the table. Please include your contact information.

We are looking forward to interesting and enjoyable conversation with those who attend.

Register for the 2016 SUAA Fall Board Meeting Now!

Click Here to Register

Monday, November 21, 2016
Illinois State University Alumni Center
1101 North Main Street
Normal, Il

Time
Foundation Meeting 9 a.m.
General Session 10 a.m. (more information coming soon)

Registration Fees
Member (Includes Lunch) – $60.00
Member & Guest (Includes Lunch) – $120.00

Linda L Brookhart
Executive Director

State Universities Annuitants Association

 
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Posted by on November 9, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

Registration for SUAA Fall Meeting Now Open

Registration for the 2016 SUAA Fall Board Meeting is Now Open.

Click Here to Register

Monday, November 21, 2016
Illinois State University Alumni Center
1101 North Main Street
Normal, Il

Time
Foundation Meeting 9 a.m.
General Session 10 a.m. (more information coming soon)

Registration Fees
Member (Includes Lunch) – $60.00
Member & Guest (Includes Lunch) – $120.00

Linda L Brookhart
Executive Director

State Universities Annuitants Association

 
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Posted by on November 3, 2016 in Uncategorized