The Ritzville Adams County Journal - Eastern Adams County's Only Independent Voice Since 1887

Retirement bill signed in

Sen. Schoesler introduced measure


Last updated 3/29/2022 at 11:03am

OLYMPIA – A measure that increases retirement benefits for firefighters and law-enforcement officers was signed by Gov. Jay Inslee Monday, March 28.

Introduced by 9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville,Senate Bill 5791 provides Law Enforcement Officers' and Fire Fighters' Retirement System Plan 1 members with a one-time payment equal to $100 per month of service for retirees and a minimum of $20,000 for catastrophic and duty-disability retirees, and duty-death beneficiaries.

The lump-sum payments will come from a nearly $2 billion surplus in the LEOFF 1 system, which was closed to...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Cheney Free Press
Ritzville Adams County Journal
Whitman County Gazette
Odessa Record
Franklin Connection
Davenport Times
Spokane Valley News Herald
Colfax Daily Bulletin

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023