Author Archives: rvarney

23 Aug
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Senate Bill 7 and House Bill 5 Heard in House Appropriations, Action Alert Included!

Click here to send an Action Alert to your State Representative The House Appropriations Committee met today, August 23, to discuss Senate Bill 7. The bill was laid out by House sponsor Representative Glenn Rogers (R – Graford). SB 7 would provide ...

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17 Aug
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Teacher Retirement System of Texas Considers Moving Headquarters, Will Host Facebook Live Event August 26

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) is accepting member comments about the long-term facilities planning. REMINDER: TRS is the state agency that manages the pension trust fund. The Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) is the retiree-run organization that advocates ...

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10 Aug
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Second Special Session Underway, Texas Senate Passes 13th Check Bill

SB 7, by Sen. Joan Huffman (R – Houston), passed unanimously through the Texas Senate yesterday. SB 7 would provide a supplemental payment to retired educators equal to the lesser of a retiree’s current monthly annuity or $2,400 dollars. SB ...

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