Here are two different stories, but each explains why people want to limit government, and more importantly, limit the overpaid people in the government. Once Administrators leave their positiion they have nothing, but time & knowhow to exploit the system. Rob T.
Oregon lawmakers must address PERS reform: Agenda 2013
Perhaps nothing the Legislature does this year will be more important, and more bitterly contested, than PERS reform. Lawsuits and political retribution followed the last reform effort, which took place a decade ago. But so did improvements, most notably the
creation of a less-generous third tier of benefits that now serves almost 44 percent of active PERS members.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon newspaper is reporting that a retired Portland city administrator made more than $22,000 a month last fall after being awarded no-bid contracts with the city and school district.
Officials say no one else offered Yvonne Deckard's expertise.
The Oregonian says the contracts didn't violate any policies.
The 58-year-old Deckard was earning the equivalent of $86 hourly when she retired in April as human resources director.
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