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127th Maine
Legislative Session
2016 Legislative Update

2015 Legislative Update

ESG Task Force Progress Report
Prior Legislative
Session Information

2014 PLD Consolidated Plan Changes

2013 Program Evaluation Report

Proposed Plan 2 Implementation Report
Proposed Pension Plan Draft Legislation

New Pension Plan Design and Implementation Plan
Additional Pension Information and Reports

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2017 Cost-of-Living Adjustment


State law allows MainePERS to implement an annual cost of living adjustment (COLA) for certain pension payment recipients. The adjustment is applied beginning with an eligible retiree’s September payment. The amount of a COLA is adopted by the MainePERS Board of Trustees at its August meeting. COLAs are determined based on the annual change in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) as of the twelve months ending June 30th of each year. These data are compiled and published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor. Once COLA is determined MainePERS will post an update here on our website:  http:// www.mainepers.org.

Eligibility for COLA and the way it is applied varies with the plan an individual retired under. Details regarding COLA eligibility can be found on MainePERS website or can be discussed by phone with any of our representatives at 800-451-9800.


 Upcoming Rulemaking:  For information on upcoming rulemaking, click here.

I want to... RETIREES
...change my mailing address.
...change my tax exemptions/allowances.
...get health insurance information.
...return to work after retirement.
...know when my payment is deposited.
[see also FAQs.]

MEMBERS I want to...
...find out about my contributions and time.
...borrow money from my retirement.
...know when I can retire.
...learn about Social Security and MainePERS
...receive a refund of my contributions.
[see also FAQs.]

The 2016 Comprehensive
Annual Financial Report

is now available.
Click here to view.

2017 Calendar icon Retiree Benefit
Payment Calendar
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Whether you are new to
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approaching your
retirement age, our online
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