Author Archives: rvarney

06 Apr
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TRTA Members Defend Pension Plan, Urge More Funding for Health Care Program

Important Announcement from TRTA: Former TRS Executive Director, Ronnie Jung, has joined the TRTA team! Mr. Jung retired from his TRS position this past January and is now bringing his exception pension fund knowledge and expertise to TRTA. Ronnie is ...

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22 Mar
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Groups Attacking TRS Launch New Assault

This week, the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) released their “plan” for “real Texas budget solutions.” In this proposal, TPPF is calling for all future government workers to be pushed into 401(k) retirement plans. In addition to this recent attack ...

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15 Mar
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Keep Affordable Health Care, Defend the Defined Benefit Plan!

TRTA Convention Legislative Luncheon: Additional Speakers Announced The study of the defined benefit plan and TRS-Care moves forward. As you know, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) has been directed by the legislature to study the TRS benefits of ...

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