Author Archives: rvarney

29 Oct
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TRTA Members Push Congress to Act on Medicare B Premium Hike

Phone calls from Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) members have pushed Congress towards a Medicare Part B compromise. As we reported two weeks ago, Medicare Part B premiums are set to increase next year for retirees whose premiums are not ...

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28 Oct
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Planting the Seeds: TRTF Classroom Assistance Grants in Action

Randy Mayer has spent 15 years teaching; but in his three years with Hays ISD, he’s found an uncommon amount of support for his non-traditional methods. Mayer teaches students with special needs at an alternative school in Buda, Texas. He ...

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23 Oct
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TRS Hosts Town Hall Meeting, Discusses Future of TRS-Care

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) held a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, October 22 to discuss the health care programs administered by the agency, including the TRS-Care retiree insurance program. This meeting was just the first step in ...

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