PERA Board: Ego trumps reality

December 2nd, 2011 by Amy Categories: Colorado, PERA Colorado, politics No Responses

Colorado State Treasurer Walker Stapleton, a rare voice of reason on Colorado’s Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) Board of Trustees, told News Talk 1310 KFKA talk show host Amy Oliver in a recent interview that when the Board voted to maintain an unrealistic 8 percent rate of return one Board member provided the following reason, ”We [...]

Legislators Call for PUC Audit

January 24th, 2011 by michael Categories: Public Utilities Commission No Responses

The move will require the approval of the seven-member Legislative Audit Committee, but two Republicans, Sen. Scott Renfroe and Rep. Steve King, plan to ask for an audit of the Public Utilities Commission because of some of its recent decisions in the energy, taxi, and telecom sectors–the list is quite extensive:
“We felt it was appropriate [...]