Since 1995, after Measure 8
Portland Public Schools
Says "PPS employees have paid their own PERS contributions for many years."
Taxes, PERS savings about even
Says, "The Democrats' proposed budget is also balanced by using more in new tax revenue than in total PERS reform or savings."
After he cashed out his account in 2010
Knopp says he upheld a campaign promise not to join the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).
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