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05 May 2022
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TRTA Testifies at Senate Finance, Begins March Toward a Meaningful COLA

The Texas Senate Finance Committee conducted a hearing on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 about the effects of inflation on the Texas economy, including the impact on retired Texas educators and state employees. The committee also reviewed reforms made to both ...

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29 Apr 2022
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Teacher Retirement System of Texas Board Considering Reducing Its Investment Return Assumption

Executive Summary: TRS Board of Trustees considering moving investment return assumption to 7 percent A vote on the matter will likely occur in July or September TRTA continues to push for a COLA for retired educators Senate Finance Committee set ...

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25 Apr 2022
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Stop the GPO Pain!

The Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) has received multiple phone calls regarding a recent correspondence from the federal Social Security Administration (SSA) to retirees who receive SSA spousal benefits. Retirees who receive these benefits and are subject to the federal ...

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