Author Archives: rvarney

08 Jan
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The 2019 Texas Legislative Session Begins

Executive Summary: The Texas legislative session began today. Read about TRTA’s legislative platform. Be sure to attend TRTA’s Day at the Capitol on April 3rd. The 86thTexas legislative session began today. It marks the start of 140 days of lawmaking ...

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18 Dec
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Happy Holidays from TRTA and TRTF!

The Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) extends its season’s greetings to all members and friends. As the year draws to a close, we know our dedicated retirees will enjoy spending time with loved ones and celebrating the holidays. We at ...

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14 Dec
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TRS Board of Trustees Meets, Discusses Pension Fund Valuation

Executive Summary: TRS pulled in a 7.7 percent return on its investments this year. TRS lowered its rate of return assumption from 8 percent to 7.25 percent earlier this year. The Legislature must work with stakeholders to achieve actuarial soundness ...

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