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CalPERS Chief Investment Officer Yu (Ben) Meng Resigns

Posted Aug 06, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – CalPERS announced today that Chief Investment Officer Yu (Ben) Meng is resigning, effective August 5.

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CalPERS Announces Health Plan Premiums for 2021

Posted Jul 15, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The CalPERS Board of Administration today approved health plan premiums for calendar year 2021, at an overall average premium increase of 4.32%.

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CalPERS Fiscal Returns Are In

Posted Jul 15, 2020

Valued Stakeholders - CalPERS today reported a preliminary 4.7% net return on investments for the 12-month period that ended June 30, 2020. CalPERS assets at the end of the fiscal year stood at more than $389 billion.

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California Public Health Officials Release Guidance Requiring Californians to Wear Face Coverings in Most Settings Outside the Home

Posted Jun 18, 2020


SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health today released updated guidance that requires Californians to wear a face covering in high-risk settings. A growing body of scientific research has shown that people with no or few symptoms of COVID-19 can still spread the disease and that the use of face coverings, combined with physical distancing and frequent hand washing, will reduce the spread of COVID-19. 

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California Senior Medicare Patrol Fraud Alert - June 2020 COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Posted Jun 15, 2020

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra this week warned residents to be on guard against scammers who send email, text messages or call [Read More...]


Update from CalPERS: State Active and Annuitant Health Formulas - Mix of Plans

Posted Jun 10, 2020

Please review the message from CalPERS.

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Update on CalPERS and COVID-19 | 5.15

Posted May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020


Subject: Update on CalPERS and COVID-19

Dear Valued Stakeholders, I hope this note finds you healthy and safe. Below are some updates for your information. Governor’s Proposed Budget I know that many of you have already seen Governor Newsom’s proposed state budget, but I did want to note the items that affect CalPERS.  These include:

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Did you know that 1 in 4 Americans aged 65+ falls every year?

Posted May 08, 2020

Did you know that 1 in 4 Americans aged 65+ falls every year? Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Falls can take a serious toll on the quality of life and independence, however, falling is not an inevitable part of aging.

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Update on CalPERS and COVID-19

Posted May 04, 2020

May 4, 2020
Subject: Update on CalPERS and COVID-19

Dear Valued Stakeholders,

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Update on CalPERS from Ben Meng, CalPERS chief investment officer

Posted Apr 17, 2020

How We're Keeping Our Commitment to Retirement Security

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Legislative Watch with Ted Toppin

Posted Apr 13, 2020

State Budget, Legislative Session Face “Uncertain” Future

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Update on CalPERS and COVID-19 from CalPERS CEO Marcie Frost

Posted Apr 10, 2020

Dear Valued Stakeholders,

CalPERS just finished its fourth week of our COVID-19 response and we continue to manage operations remotely with very few team members coming to our headquarters building for essential services. As a reminder, we will operate this way at least through April 30.

Here are a few updates for your information:

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Update on CalPERS and COVID-19 from CalPERS CEO Marcie Frost

Posted Apr 01, 2020

April 1, 2020
Subject: Update on CalPERS and COVID-19


Dear Valued Stakeholders...

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Update on CalPERS and COVID-19

Posted Mar 25, 2020

A message from CalPERS CEO Marcie Frost

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Savvy Senior: How to Get Help from Social Security During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted Mar 23, 2020

Dear Savvy Senior,

I’ve heard that the Social Security Administration has closed all their offices because of the coronavirus pandemic. How are they accommodating people while they’re closed down?

Recently Retired

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Update: California Legislature Passes COVID-19 Relief Package

Posted Mar 19, 2020

On Monday, the Senate and Assembly passed two spending bills as part of a relief package that sends $1.1 billion in support to hospitals, facilities, local governments, and schools to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
 

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An update for CalPERS Health Members

Posted Mar 17, 2020

We appreciate your cooperation and patience during this challenging time, and we will keep you posted on further CalPERS developments.

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Gov. Newsom asks California bars to close, tells older residents to isolate due to coronavirus

Posted Mar 16, 2020

 Gov. Newsom asks California bars to close, tells older residents to isolate due to coronavirus

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CSR Cancels All CSR Meetings and Events

Posted Mar 13, 2020

 

The CSR Board met in an emergency session last night to discuss the coronavirus/COVID-19 and steps to protect the CSR membership.

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CalPERS Response - Investments in China

Posted Feb 20, 2020

Please see the below information CalPERS has shared with us regarding investments in China.
 

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