The Annual Report is a summary of FPPA’s financial status, prepared each year for the FPPA Board, the state of Colorado and other interested parties. It’s also a massive project, requiring weeks of hard work from many FPPA staff who feel an enormous
Do American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) funds paid to first responders count towards base salary?
The American Rescue Plan Act (ARP), passed by congress and signed into law by the president on March 11, 2021, provides $350 Billion for state and local governments to aid in making fiscal ends meet. Since passage, Colorado fire and police
FPPA’s 2020 Year in Review
Let us be the latest, but certainly not last, to say that much of this past year has been remarkably unpleasant. But, 2020 also brought out many examples of the very best in us and our communities. And in the end, this optimism is what we choose to
[Webinar + Slides] 2020 Employer Summit
In August 2020, FPPA employers from across Colorado gathered for a virtual, socially-distanced Employer Summit. This abbreviated, webinar-based event focused primarily on the changes coming across FPPA plans in January 2021. Video Replay and Slide
[Webinar + Slides] Legislation Overview for SWDB Employers
Update 8/26/2020: This webinar has ended. A recording of the event and downloadable slides are available below. Change is coming to the Statewide Defined Benefit Plan in 2021. Make sure you're ready for it. FPPA's 2020 legislation, and the
Does Senate Bill 217 affect FPPA Police Officer Pension Benefits?
In June 2020, Governor Polis signed Senate Bill 217 into Colorado law. The legislation sets in motion several sweeping reforms for our state’s police departments. These changes include: Required body cameras A ban on chokeholds and carotid