The final OPEB bills have been published!

After a long, arduous and hard-fought battle the Governor’s Task Force recommendations as they related to our pensions and more were finally negotiated successfully. Each of the finalized bills has officially been posted. Each are linked below. Simply click on any House Bill or Senate Bill to view the full legislation.

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7 responses to “Final OPEB Bills Published

Posted by Jake VanWormer

This fight won’t ever be over as long as republicans keep getting elected They claim to be pro Law Enforcement but their actions tell us very loud and clear they don’t care at all about us. Kudos and many thanks to POAM for leading the charge to protect the benefits that management signed a contract to provide.

Posted on February 1, 2018 at 11:34 AM

Posted by POAM

You’re welcome, Jake! Thanks for your comment!

Posted on February 1, 2018 at 3:49 PM

Posted by Dan Livingston

The GOP is not a friend to cops. They use us , they proclaim how they support us to make the public at large feel safe. After they win votes this way they discard us like last week’s trash . I agree no more money or support for the GOP

Posted on January 31, 2018 at 5:05 PM

Posted by Mike Mileski

Thank You Ken Grabowski and all POAM supporters that worked tirelessly on supporting our need for our benefits. I am sure that Council as well did a fabulous job. Thanks again for the superior work.

Mike Mileski.
Springfield P.D. Retired.
1969-1994

Posted on January 31, 2018 at 3:56 PM

Posted by Charlie Coman

To POAM and Mr. Grabowski,

Thank you all for your HARD WORK in preserving our benefits.
Regarding Mr. McLaren’s post dated January 15, 2018 at 3:06 PM, I am in full agreement with him. The Republican party ESPECIALLY Senate Majority Arlan Meekoff (supported by the DeVoss family) are the leaders of deconstructing unions.

WE MUST REMAIN VIGILANT IN 2018 BECAUSE I BELIEVER MR. MEEKOFF (WHO RESIDES IN WEST OLIVE) WILL TRY AGAIN.

Sincerely,

Charlie Coman (retired)

Posted on January 31, 2018 at 3:32 PM

Posted by Jim McLaren

I hope that all of the active & retired officers who are/were POAM members read this very carefully, and conclude, as I have, that our collective blind support for the Michigan GOP must end. Immediately. I’m guilty of it myself. Sadly, the Michigan GOP wants to break ALL unions, including ours, and we’re fostering the opportunity for them to do it. All of the gains that we’ve all made are in peril now, and forevermore, due to their actions.

Posted on January 15, 2018 at 3:06 PM

Posted by Jerry Stonebraker

Great job POAM and Ken Grabowski- Thank you for fighting for our benefits that we negotiated for in good faith.

Posted on January 15, 2018 at 10:56 AM

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