Author Archives: rvarney

12 May 2021
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TRTA Executive Director Tim Lee on Facebook Live and YouTube on Friday!

It’s been a busy week at the Texas Capitol, and TRTA’s Executive Director, Tim Lee, will discuss the latest news and updates live on Facebook and YouTube Friday, May 14 at 2:00 p.m. Central. You may view this live event on TRTA’s Facebook page ...

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11 May 2021
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House Calendar Deadline Approaches, COLA Bill Unlikely to Advance

The deadline for Texas House bills to be added to the House Calendar is tonight, and there has not been traction on HB 3214, which would provide a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for retired educators. The Legislature has the authority to pass a benefit enhancement ...

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07 May 2021
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Cost-of-Living Adjustment Talking Points

The Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) is pushing for a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) or a supplemental payment for retired educators this legislative session! HB 3214, the COLA bill with the most traction at this time, has still not been set for ...

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