Author Archives: rvarney

16 May
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Tom Rogers Honored by Texas Legislature for His Advocacy Work

Tom Rogers will retire from the position of Austin Retired Teachers Association’s legislative chair. It’s a position that he’s held for 25 years. The Texas Legislature filed two resolutions honoring Rogers, HR 1470 and SR 704. The bills highlight Roger’s “skill, professionalism and ...

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15 May
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Please Support House Bill 2227

Many members of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) and supporters have written us asking about House Bill 2227. HB 2227 by Rep. Gene Wu (D – Houston) is the bill that addresses minor return-to-work violations and allows current retirees to ...

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15 May
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Conferees Appointed for Senate Bill 12

Members of the Texas Retired Teacher Association (TRTA) have been awaiting progress on the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) actuarial soundness bill, Senate Bill 12. The bill, created by Senator Joan Huffman (R – Houston), originally passed the Senate ...

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