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PERS Decision: From School Boards

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This interview explores the flip side of the coin on the Oregon Supreme Court decision on PERS, the Public Employee Retirement System.  

The court decision will cost state and local governments millions of dollars more than expected in benefit payments to retirees.  

The Oregon School Boards Association is assessing the impact on school districts. 

OSBA's Betsy Miller-Jones joins us with that view.  

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.