Author Archives: rvarney

23 May
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Action Alert — Second Chance for HB 3542

Another Chance for HB 3542! Good News on Budget Negotiations for TRS-Care Participants The Texas House should take up SB 1581, the “school finance” bill, tonight. This bill is being prepped for several possible amendments. One amendment that will be ...

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23 May
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UPDATE – SB 1581 Falls to Point of Order

SB 1581 Dies on Procedural Issue The bill that was earlier thought to be a vehicle for an amendment by Representative Larry Gonzales has died on a procedural ruling known as a “Point of Order” by Representative Yvonne Davis (D-Dallas). ...

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21 May
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HRA Amendment Not Added

Update on HRA Amendment and SB 1811 Legislature Does NOT Add HRA to TRS-Care Thousands of TRTA members emailed and called their legislators asking them to vote “NO!” on an amendment adding Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA) to the TRS-Care program. ...

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