Author Archives: rvarney

23 May
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Big Three Hold Press Conference, TRS to Receive Additional State Funding

Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Rep. Dennis Bonnen held a press conference today covering property tax relief and school finance bills. During the conference, they said they will add additional funding for the Teacher Retirement System of ...

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20 May
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Last Week of Session – Action Alert Included

Use the Action Alert here. This is the last week of the 86thTexas Legislative Session. The Legislature will likely be taking action on Senate Bill 12 this week to pass the bill into law. SB 12 would make the Teacher ...

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16 May
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Tom Rogers Honored by Texas Legislature for His Advocacy Work

Tom Rogers will retire from the position of Austin Retired Teachers Association’s legislative chair. It’s a position that he’s held for 25 years. The Texas Legislature filed two resolutions honoring Rogers, HR 1470 and SR 704. The bills highlight Roger’s “skill, professionalism and ...

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