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  • 30 Dec 2019 9:08 PM | Kathy COUNTRYMAN (Administrator)

    In a surprising outcome, the Oregon Senate yesterday rejected a bill eliminating the current $500,000 cap on non-economic damage awards. The bill failed on the Senate floor by a 14 yes to 15 no vote, and is dead for this session. Four Democrats joined all Senate Republicans in voting against the measure. The four were Sens. Lee Beyer, Elizabeth Steiner-Hayward, Laurie Monnes Anderson, and Betsy Johnson. 

    Those of you attending our 2019 Day on the Hill will recall that this bill was the #1 priority of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association this year, and had already passed the House fairly easily. The Oregon Liability Reform Coalition, of which State Farm is a member, led the opposition to HB 2014.

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  • 30 Dec 2019 8:36 PM | Kathy COUNTRYMAN (Administrator)

    The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act will create opportunities for financial advisors, experts say, especially the provisions making it easier for 401(k) plans to offer annuities and allowing small companies to share in multi-employer plans. "The first item on any advisor's to-do list is to start talking to your clients about integrating guaranteed lifetime income products into their plans, if they haven't done so already," says TIAA's Chris Spence.

    401(k) Specialist

  • 30 Dec 2019 8:15 PM | Kathy COUNTRYMAN (Administrator)

    Here is a look at how Social Security will change in 2020. Among other things, the full retirement age will increase, and the monthly maximum payout will rise.

    InsuranceNewsNet Magazine online

  • 04 Apr 2019 12:11 PM | Anonymous

    The following officers have been selected by the Governance Committee as leadership of NAIFA Oregon.  Confirmation will take place at the next delegate council meeting at the state convention at the Pacific NW Truck Museum before the meeting (approximately 8:00 am). The slate of officers selected is 

    President:  Mai-Han Shultz

    President Elect:  Travis Dougherty

    Immediate Past President:  Jeff St. Clair

    Vice President: Tracy Boster

    Vice President: Mac McCurry

    Secretary Treasurer: Kym Housley

    National Committeeman:  Don Nau (3-year term)

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