Author Archives: rvarney

21 Aug 2020
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TRS Begins Distributing Information on New Healthcare Plans

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) decided on Feb. 21 to switch healthcare providers for participants in TRS-Care, the state-run health care program for public education retirees. Retirees under-65 will be receiving healthcare from BlueCross BlueShield. Retirees over-65 will be receiving ...

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31 Jul 2020
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Sen. Joan Huffman Pens Letter to Texas Retired Educators: “Committed to Protecting Your Pension”

Sen. Joan Huffman serves on the Texas Senate Finance Committee and served as Chair of the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee last session. Her work includes authoring Senate Bill 12 in 2019, which provided $1 billion in funding from the state ...

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30 Jul 2020
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TRTA In-Person Meetings Canceled Through December 31, 2020: What Happens Now?

The Texas Retired Teachers Association’s (TRTA) Board of Directors voted unanimously on Tuesday, July 14 to impose a hold on all TRTA-affiliated in-person meetings across the state through the end of 2020. This includes all district fall conferences and local ...

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