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Advocating for Active and Retired
State Employees and Educators
The Georgia State Retirees Association (GSRA) is an organization focused on keeping retirees and prospective retirees from all parts of Georgia Government informed about any impacts to promised retiree and health insurance benefits.
To contact your U.S. and Georgia legislators, click HERE
It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words.  Follow this link to charts that provide a visual representation of the results of our COLA Impact Survey
GSRA's deepest gratitude to former legislative sevice award recipient and State employees' and retirees' constant champion, Sen. Nan Orrock for her passionate support for us from the Senate well. Please see 2:16:35 in video below


GSRA creates COLA Impact Survey to gather information and feedback on the impact on GSRA members/ERS retirees of not receiving full annually-compounding COLAs/”raises” since 2009.  Results posted above!

GSRA Announces Raffle for Enrolling in Pension Deduction

The 2022 GSRA Annual Meeting at Lake Blackshear Resort in Cordele, GA was an unqualified success! View links below and stay tuned for additional videos, pictures, and updates!

Click HERE to view GSRA 2022 Annual Meeting PowerPoint PICTURES!

GSRA 2022 Annual Meeting Chairman Allan Hill composes and sings Annual Meeting theme song: "We need a 3% COLA"!! HERE

Gubernatorial Candidates Gov. Brian Kemp and Stacey Abrams record videos for the GSRA 2022 Annual Meeting: Click HERE for Governor Kemp's video - Click HERE for Stacey Abrams' video

Click HERE to view Legislative Update PowerPoint prepared for the GSRA 2022 Annual Meeting by Legislative Liaison Chuck Freedman

GSRA Board approves FY23-25 Strategic Plan

 ERS Board Acts to Approve a 1.5% COLA for Retirees

3/16/22: Legislative Liason Chuck Freedman advocates for meaningful COLAs and GSEPS COLA eligibility to House Retirement Committee

2/17/22: GSRA President Beverly Littlefield Makes Case for Meaningful COLAs to ERS Board







Members, login and click here: Newsletters to read the February 2023 Newsletter.

The February issue contains news from the current Legislative session, preliminary results from the retiree's survey, incentives for using Payroll Deduction to pay GSRA dues, new recruiting tool for local chapters, profile on incoming Newsletter Editor and Remembering Janet Blackmon.





Your Legislative Committee has been active, meeting with a key advisor to Gov. Kemp and with several important legislators to obtain support for our issues. We will report on further progress in upcoming weeks. Our professional liaison Chuck Clay and our other Legislative Committee members continue to meet with those legislators including Lt. Governor Duncan, and both house's retirement committee chairs, John Carson and Randy Robertson.