Category Archives: Pensions

08 May
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Pensions Committee Considering Ways to Help Retirees

During a May 4 meeting, the Texas House Pensions Committee reviewed seven bills that if passed would provide benefit increases for annuitants of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS). The Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) was present at the ...

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22 Apr
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TRTA Working with Texas State Senators on Legislation

Yesterday, the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) provided an update about some of the work being done to help public education retirees this session. Great solutions are developing for the TRS-Care funding shortfall, and many legislators are looking at ways to ...

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13 Feb
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TRS Defined Benefit Plan Attacked

The Austin American-Statesman published an article on February 10 attacking the defined benefit plans of retired Texas public educators. James Quintero of the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) wrote the attack article. In the article, Quintero questions the funding stability ...

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