Author Archives: rvarney

29 Jan
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House Appropriations Committee Meets, Receives Legislative Budget Board Report

Executive Summary: The Legislative Budget Board presented HB1 to the House Appropriations Committee. HB1 includes funding to fill TRS-Care budget shortfall. Use #RAISETHEBASE when communicating with your legislators on social media.  If you haven’t yet, show your support by completing TRTA’s ...

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23 Jan
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TRTA’s Message to Raise the Base Resonates in New Senate Bill

Executive Summary: New Senate Bill offers plan to improve fund’s solvency Show your support by completing TRTA’s action alert! Full list of retiree-related bills posted. Important for Legislature to increase base contributions to TRS pension fund. Use #RAISETHEBASE when communicating ...

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18 Jan
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Former TRTA Executive Director Mike Lehr Passes Away

The Texas Retired Teachers Association’s former Executive Director, Mike Lehr, passed away yesterday. Lehr was 89 years old. He lived in San Angelo, Texas with his wife Francine.  Instead of flowers, his family has asked that donations be made in his ...

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