Jul 27, 2023

The LEOFF Plan 2 Board has created a video for members introducing the Benefits Ombudsman, a program designed to assist members, their families, and employers in the event of a duty-related disability or death.

Apr 12, 2023

In 2018, House Bill 2202 provided a limited time for EMTs working for a public hospital district to transfer to or join LEOFF Plan 2.

This bill enabled EMTs to participate in LEOFF Plan 2 by purchasing service credit. The five-…

Feb 28, 2023

Each year, the Office of the State Actuary calculates the LEOFF Plan 2 Cost-of-Living-Adjustments (COLA) at the request of the Department of Retirement Systems.  Here are the 2023 results:

COLAs as of July 1, 2023

Sep 28, 2022

LEOFF 2 newsletters were mailed earlier this week. If you did not get yours, it could be because your address needs to be updated with the Department of Retirement Systems.…

May 4, 2022

It's official! Governor Inslee signed SHB 1701 on March 24, 2022.

Are you wondering how this bill will improve your benefit? Below are…

Jan 6, 2022

The LEOFF Plan 2 Retirement Board has recommended three bills to the 2022 Legislature. If passed, these bills would make benefit improvements to the LEOFF 2 Retirement Plan. 

Jul 31, 2020

Member, employer and state contribution…

Jun 25, 2020

DRS will have reduced customer service availability in July due to mandatory furloughs of team members and high seasonal volumes of retirement processing.

  • DRS will be closed on the following dates: July 2, 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2020.…
Apr 9, 2020

You may be wondering if the recent turmoil in the financial markets puts your pension benefits at risk.  The answer is no.  Your pension benefits are guaranteed and your pension fund is fully protected.

Before this national health…

Apr 2, 2020

On March 31, 2020, Governor Jay Inslee issued a proclamation related to the COVID-19 outbreak which waives return-to-work…

Apr 1, 2020

March 31, 2020, Governor Inslee issued a proclamation clearing the way for retirees from LEOFF Plan 2 to return to active service as a law enforcement officer or fire fighter while continuing to receive their pension benefit.  This change will…

Feb 28, 2020

Each year, the Office of the State Actuary calculates the LEOFF Plan 2 Cost-of-Living-Adjustments (COLAs) at the request of the Department of Retirement Systems. Here are the 2020 results:

COLAs as of July 1, 2020

Jan 6, 2020

The 2019 Legislature directed the Law Enforcement Officers’ and Fire Fighters’ Plan 2 Retirement Board to study the tax, legal, fiscal, policy, and administrative issues related to allowing tribal law enforcement officers to…

Oct 21, 2019

The LEOFF Plan 2 Retirement Board has received the 2019 Recognition Award for Funding from the Public Pension Coordinating Council (PPCC).

The PPCC is a coalition of three national associations…