Author Archives: rvarney

10 Mar
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TRTA TV Update: The Latest News about WEP and the Texas Legislature!

Members of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) legislative team visited Washington, D.C. last week to advocate for improved Social Security benefits for Texas retired school personnel and meet with Congressman Kevin Brady (R, The Woodlands). As you may have ...

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06 Mar
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TRTA Attends NIRS Conference, Lobbies for WEP Repeal

Members of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) legislative team visited Washington, D.C. this week, and spoke with Texas congressional leadership about the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP). Executive Director Tim Lee, State President Fran Plemmons, Legislative Coordinator Bill Barnes and ...

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25 Feb
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Developing Story: House Appropriations Committee Announces Intention to Fully Fund TRS-Care!

TRTA Members in Action Making a BIG Difference!! Today, February 25, the Texas House Appropriations Committee Chairman, John Otto, made a public announcement that the House intends to fully fund TRS-Care for the 2016-17 biennium. This means the $768 million ...

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