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Without changes to the Public Employees Retirement System, fewer dollars will go to the classroom, class sizes will get bigger and school days will continue to be reduced.

 

Karla Kay Edwards with Americans for Prosperity, says they plan to be involed in the discussion.

 

"One of the the things AFP will be engaging in will be the PERS discussion and how to reduce the impact of PERS on our overall state budget.  We'll talk about who we can streamline and be more efficient with the government to get the biggest bang for the buck."

 

The Governor has proposed capping "cost of living" adjustments for PERS members and curbing a tax benefits some members get. 

 

Kitzhaber says his reforms would generate more than 850 million in savings.

 

Currently the pension system is facing a 16 billion dollar funding deficit.

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King Solomon Lane closed between Ferguson Road and King David. (7/25)

 

Jones Road closed between Butler Market Road and Bennington Lane. (8/18)

 

Round-About Construction:

 

Murphy Road and Parrell Road closed with detours. (9/30)

 

Powell Butte Highway at Neff and Alfalfa Market Roads (8/31)

 
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