Author Archives: rvarney

15 Jan
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Budget Proposal will Likely Cut TRS Funding

TRS Defined Benefit Plan Under Fire   Legislators are struggling with how to address the projected $20 billion plus budget deficit. State Representative Jim Pitts (R-District 10) has said the state budget bill will be presented for the first time ...

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11 Jan
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First Day of the 82nd Legislative Session

Start of 82nd Legislative Session is Like the First Day of School Now that we are in session, it’s time to get down to business Education Process is the Core of TRTA Action Just as the 82nd Legislative Session begins ...

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05 Jan
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Letter from TRS Required by Federal Law

The recently passed Patient Protection and Portability Act, or the new federal health care initiative, is providing some reimbursement to the TRS-Care program. Approximately $47 million has been paid to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) as the plan ...

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