Author Archives: rvarney

20 Jul
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TRTA Legislative Committee Meets, Solidifies Plans for 85th Texas Legislature

The Texas Retired Teachers Association’s Legislative Committee held meetings throughout July 18-19 to discuss the 2017 Texas Legislature. The committee is comprised of 21 members from the various TRTA districts. It is the responsibility of the state Legislative Committee to ...

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13 Jul
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WEP Reform a Difficult Road

Dear Friends, Everyday I have the privilege to work with thousands of TRTA members and supporters on issues paramount to their retirement. The reform of the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) is one of the most impassioned and challenging efforts we ...

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13 Jul
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WEP Reform Receives Major Setback in Committee Hearing, Fight for Equal Treatment Continues

The Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act (H.R. 711) received a major setback in its hearing under the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee today. The bill, which seeks to reform the harmful Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP), was scheduled to ...

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