Author Archives: rvarney

21 Jul
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Status of Special Session Bills Still Pending

As members of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) may know, Texas public education retirees have been at the forefront of concern in both statewide and national news regarding the Legislature’s special session agenda. Governor Greg Abbott added a supplemental ...

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09 Jul
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PIFS and Senate Finance Committees Meet, Pass Thirteenth Check Bills

Executive Summary: The first special session of the 87th Legislature began Two bills, one in the House and one in the Senate, were heard today that would provide a one-time supplemental payment to TRS retirees HB 85 passed out of ...

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08 Jul
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Special Session Bills Proposing Benefit Enhancements Filed, SB 7 to Be Heard in Committee Tomorrow!

As members of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) may have read in an Inside Line posted recently, the special session of the 87th Legislature began today. Included in Governor Greg Abbott’s proclamation of agenda items is a benefit enhancement for Teacher Retirement ...

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