September 22, 2020


This is the second year for LAGERS' annual Local Government Hero Award and the three finalists embody the very best...
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August 28, 2020

Expanded Employee Contribution Elections Now Available Under Missouri Law

August 28, 2020, For Immediate Relase Jefferson City, MO  -  Effective August 28, 2020, LAGERS employers have two new options...
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August 5, 2020

LAGERS Board Report

The LAGERS Board of Trustees has a fiduciary duty to you and all members of LAGERS to ensure your retirement...
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July 14, 2020


July 14, 2020, For Immediate Release Jefferson City, MO - Governor Parson has signed LAGERS’ employee contribution expansion bill, meaning...
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June 23, 2020

LAGERS Earns Award for Financial Reporting for 42nd Consecutive Year

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence...
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May 26, 2020

LAGERS Response to COVID-19

LAGERS has been monitoring the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in an effort to ensure we are proactively protecting the health and safety of our members and staff, and to ensure that our normal business operations and services to our members and retirees continue uninterrupted.
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May 15, 2020

LAGERS’ Expansion of Employee Contribution Bill Passed the General Assembly

With one week left in the second session of the 100th General Assembly, LAGERS’ Expansion of Employee Contribution Bill, House...
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March 12, 2020

LAGERS Legislative Day 2020 Canceled

LAGERS has been monitoring the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in an effort to ensure we are proactively protecting the health and safety of our members, staff, and all we come in contact with. On Tuesday, lawmakers issued a request urging all advocacy groups to avoid the Capitol. In consideration of this request and of the welfare of our members, we have decided to cancel our Legislative Day, which was originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 18th.
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January 11, 2020

LAGERS Seeks to Enhance Flexibility of Employee Contribution Options

LAGERS is seeking legislation to further enhance the flexibility of the retirement system. Currently under law, a member employer has many options to tailor a retirement benefit that will meet the goals and needs of its unique workforce. The options for employer election range from the benefit multiplier, final average salary, retirement ages, and employee contributions.
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September 23, 2019

System Portfolio Earns 7.1% for the Year

The Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System (LAGERS), the pension fund that covers over 60,000 Missouri local government employees and retirees, had a 7.1% total return (net of fees) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.
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