Rep Mike Turner Demands Snowbarger (PBGC) Reveal Who in the Administration Was Involved in Delphi Pension Cuts

Letter Follows Revelation of Administration Fully Participating in Deal which Cut Delphi Pensions

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mike Turner, in a letter to Vincent Snowbarger, PBGC, has demanded greater details surrounding the Administration’s picking of winners and losers amongst Delphi retirees following the Auto Bailout.  Click here for Rep Turner's letter and questions.

Congressional Field Hearing in Dayton Scheduled for November 14th.

We are delighted to learn that the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will hold a hearing in Dayton regarding Delphi Salaried Retirees on November 14 and we look forward to participating in the hearing.  This hearing will be focus on the Delphi Salaried Retiree Pension Loss Issue.  It is anticipated that Congressman Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, will attend.

Our lawsuit to restore our rightful, earned pensions continues to move forward, but we are always welcome to new opportunities to explain the inequities we have incurred for more than two years.  This Hearing is a follow up to our June 22nd Hearing with Congressman Jim Jordan's Oversight Sub-Committee.  Congressman Michael Turner made this important announcement today.

Rep. Turner press releaseDayton Daily News article | Rep. Turner column 10-25-2011

Reports from Oversight and Government Reform Committee field hearing 11/14/2011

Updated 18 November 2011 14:42
A report of the Field Hearing has been emailed to DSRA members.  Recordings of the event are posted on the House Committee web page and on the Committee YouTube channel (scroll down right side menu).  Thank you to the witnesses who prepared and testified for Delphi salaried retirees, and thank you to the ~300 DSRA members who travelled to attend the hearing.  Thank you to the Oversight and Government Reform Committee for arranging this hearing.  Click here for all testimonies,

Coverage: Dayton Daily News: Before the Hearing | Report from the Hearing | Pictures from the Hearing || WDTN TV Ohio | Fox45 Dayton report | Fox45 Dayton with DSRA member Tom Rose | 700WLW OH Doc Thompson with Tom Rose (DSRA) and Rep Steve Austria (OH) (1st 15.5m) | Sen Rob Portman (OH) | Rep Steve Austria (OH) | Sen Cochran, Sen Wicker (MS) | Reps Harper, Nunnelee, Palazzo (MS).

Congressman Austria initiative, two letters supporting Delphi Salaried Retirees

Congressman Austria (R-OH-7) sent two important letters regarding the Delphi salaried retirees - a letter to Congressman Issa (Chair, Oversight Committee) stressing support for the Delphi salaried retirees and requesting a full Committee hearing on the issue; and a letter to the Timothy Geithner, Treasury Department, co-signed by 9 Ohio delegation members.

Rep. Austria's Press release | Letter of support | Joint letter to Tim Geithner