Author Archives: rvarney

19 Jul
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TRS Board of Trustees Meets, Announces 13th Check to Be Delivered in September

The Teacher Retirement System (TRS) Board of Trustees met on July 18 and 19, 2019. The board reviewed the bills passed during the 86th Texas Legislative session. The board praised the increased contribution rates from the state and approved the 13th check ...

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21 Jun
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Congressman Richard Neal Releases Statement Addressing WEP Reform Efforts

Representative Richard Neal (D – Massachusetts) is serving as the new chairman for the Congressional Ways and Means Committee in Washington, D.C. As the chairman of Ways and Means, he has oversight on the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP), which has ...

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26 May
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Retirees’ Hard Work Has Paid Off! TRS Pension Fund to Be Actuarially Sound

Today, May 26, 2019 was the final day that the bills affecting Texas retired educators could be passed by the Texas Legislature. After months of emails, phone calls, personal visits and handwritten letters, retirees’ efforts have paid off! Today, the ...

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