Government Relations

NCTR’s Government Relations program was developed to “Provide a national forum for the discussion and resolution of public policy issues affecting public pension funds by collecting and analyzing data about the funds; presenting the results of such analysis to Congress, relevant federal agencies, and comparable state bodies.”

To learn more, please visit NCTR’s Governing Documents.

Leigh Snell Federal Relations Director

Legislative Committee

The Legislative Committee is a Standing Committee as specified in the NCTR Constitution. The Constitution states that “the Legislative Committee exists to implement the policies of the Executive Committee in regard to federal or state legislative or agency decisions or proposals that impact NCTR or its members.”

Advocacy Archives

May 11, 2023 – Joint Letter to Treasury/IRS on “SECURE 2.0” Guidance for Governmental Plans
July 25, 2018 – Re: ASB Actuarial Standards of Practice No. 4 Exposure Drafts
June 20, 2018 – Opposition to PEPTA Letter to All House Members
December 11, 2017 – Letter to Conferees on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act regarding the impact of Section 5001 of H.R. 1,  which would impose the Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) on states’ pension plans and their investments.