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West Virginia Legislative Interims: Differences between Public Employees Retirement System and Municipal Police Officers and Firefighters Retirement System discussed

By Matt Young, West Virginia Press Association

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - The legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Pensions and Retirement met on Tuesday during the last day of the November interim session. The only business before the committee was the proposal to transfer control of service regarding police and firefighters from the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) to the Municipal Police Officers and Firefighters Retirement System (MPFRS). 

City of Charles Town Mayor Robert Trainer was the first to speak before the committee, saying, “I’m here to talk about the pension program and . . .

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