Key Legislative Issues

Retirement Savings Plan

IRS Announces 2019 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

November 1, 2018

On November 1, 2018, the IRS announced the various adjustments applicable to retirement plan contribution limits for 2019.

ICMA-RC Client, Monroe County, NY, Receives NAGDCA Leadership Recognition Award

October 30, 2018

Monroe County, a longtime ICMA-RC client in New York, was recently awarded a NAGDCA 2018 Leadership Recognition Award, which recognizes excellence and innovation in retirement plan design, participant education, technology, and/or effective communication methods in government defined contribution plans.

Top-Performing Stable Value Strategy Incorporated into Vantagepoint Target-Date Funds

October 25, 2018

Vantagepoint Milestone Funds add Vantagepoint PLUS Fund to investment mix

Five Ways to Secure a Better Future

October 23, 2018

ICMA-RC encourages participants to Take Action! During National Retirement Security Week

ICMA-RC Escape Room Redefines Educational Storytelling

October 5, 2018

As ICMA-RC’s second RealizeRetirement® Tour begins its conclusion, results from the 2017-2018 Tour have demonstrated extremely positive outcomes.

Retirement Related Provisions of Tax Reform 2.0 Released

October 1, 2018

On Sept. 13, 2018, the House Ways and Means Committee voted along party lines to move forward three pieces of proposed legislation as part of "Tax Reform 2.0," which Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) views as the sequel to last year's Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

President Trump Issues Executive Order on Retirement-Related Matters

October 1, 2018

On Aug. 31, 2018, President Trump signed an executive order (EO) that directs the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) to work on a number of new retirement-related regulatory matters.

ICMA-RC Waives Fees on Vantagepoint Milestone Target-Date Funds

August 8, 2018

ICMA-RC waived 5 to 13 basis points of fees on assets in the Milestone Funds

ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarships Awarded to 30 Students

July 23, 2018

The ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship (ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship) Fund Board of Directors is pleased to present post-secondary educational scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic years to 30 recipients.

Department of Labor (DOL) Fiduciary Rule Vacated by Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

July 6, 2018

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling on March 15, 2018, in the Chamber of Commerce v. U.S. Department of Labor case, vacating the DOL's Fiduciary Rule.

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