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PERS Petition Online

"PERS is under attack by in the 2013 session, and it's time to fight back! " states the website Keep Them Honest.

PERS is the state Public Employees Retirement System, which has been a target for cost cutting in the Mississippi Legislature, according to the site.

"Some Republican legislative leaders announced last week that they would be drafting a bill to freeze the Cost of Living Adjustment for PERS recipients," the site states. "Democrats in the Legislature quickly announced their solid opposition to these efforts."

The website includes a petition and links to stories about the issue.

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