The Legislative View Of Oregon's Supreme Court PERS Decision
The potential impact of the Oregon Supreme Court's decision to stop the state from reforming the PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) benefits paid to retirees runs into the hundreds of millions of dollars.
Oregon State Representative Peter Buckley (D-Ashland) will play a significant role in addressing this issue moving ahead.
Buckley is the House Co-Chair for the Joint Ways and Means Committee, which helps shape state budgets.
Rep. Buckley joins us with his perspective on the likely moves ahead.