Author Archives: rvarney

17 Feb
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House Appropriations to Discuss TRS Budget Today

TRTA to Testify on Need for Pension and Health Care Funding TRTA members have already sent more than 15,000 emails to legislators this session. Now, TRTA volunteers and staff are preparing to testify in the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Education ...

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17 Feb
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Funding Health Care and Pensions a Top Priority

Texas House Appropriations Subcommittee on Education members have closed testimony on the Teacher Retirement System budget request. Thank you to everyone who emailed and voiced your concern to these members asking them to restore cuts to the TRS pension fund ...

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10 Feb
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TRTA Inside Line: Higher Federal Tax Withholdings

“Why Has My TRS Check Decreased?”   TRS Retirees Feeling a Federal Tax Squeeze   Many TRTA members are asking why their monthly annuity has suddenly decreased. Retirees are reporting a decrease that ranges between $30 per month to as much ...

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