Author Archives: rvarney

08 Jul
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Special Session Bills Proposing Benefit Enhancements Filed, SB 7 to Be Heard in Committee Tomorrow!

As members of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) may have read in an Inside Line posted recently, the special session of the 87th Legislature began today. Included in Governor Greg Abbott’s proclamation of agenda items is a benefit enhancement for Teacher Retirement ...

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07 Jul
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TRTA Breaking News: Abbott Adds Thirteenth Check for TRS Annuitants to Special Session Agenda

Today, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation to call a special session of the 87th Legislature. The session will convene on Thursday, July 8 at 10:00 a.m. Here is the link to Gov. Abbott’s proclamation. The proclamation includes a ...

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14 Jun
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TRTA to Provide Testimony on WEP Reform

The Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) is advocating on behalf of retired educators to reform the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP). Tomorrow at 1 p.m. Central, there will be a meeting of the U.S. Ways and Means Committee, which manages Social ...

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