2022 Alabama Legislative Session

March 5, 2022   

On the 13th legislative session day, February 22, the Senate passed the retiree bonus check bill, SB30 sponsored by Senator Bobby Singleton. This bill would provide public education retirees a longevity bonus check using the following formula: ($2) per month multiplied by each year of service attained by the retiree. Beneficiaries will be included using […]

2020 Alabama Legislative Session

March 5, 2020   

May 16, 2020, Legislative Update AERA promoted two bills – Education Retirees’ Trust Fund and a Retiree Bonus Check – for its members during the 2020 Alabama Legislative Session. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Alabama Legislature decided to pass only the Education Trust Fund budget, the General Fund budget and local legislation. Even with a […]