Author Archives: rvarney

08 Feb
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TRS Still Under Attack, TRTA Responds to Critics

This past Sunday (February 5), the Houston Chronicle ran a guest column by Bill King suggesting that public pension plans in Texas are facing a crisis. As you have read in two recent TRTA news bulletins, it is our position ...

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16 Dec
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Additional News on Traditional Retirement Plans

Last week, the Board of Trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) held their regularly scheduled board meeting. A presentation comparing the traditional defined benefit retirement plan (such as the one administered by TRS) and the defined contribution ...

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07 Dec
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TRS December Board of Trustees Meeting Overview

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) held their regularly scheduled Board of Trustees meeting on December 8 and 9. TRS Investments Experience Difficult Quarter This meeting provided a substantial overview for the previous quarter and offered news that reflects ...

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