The Texas Senate Finance Committee is set to hear testimony on costs surrounding the state-run teacher retirement health care program, TRS-Care, on Wednesday, February 1. The hearing will begin at 9:00 a.m.
The Executive Director of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA), Tim Lee, will be testifying on behalf of retirees.
If you are a TRS-Care participant, please complete this anonymous survey. With enough participation, TRTA will be able to provide the committee with more information about the impact of funding TRS-Care.
Please complete the survey by 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31. If you have any difficulty completing the survey, please contact Roy Varney, TRTA’s Multimedia Specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Connect With Your Legislators On Social Media
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Jane Nelson (R-Flower Mound) has created a special Senate budget workgroup to discuss rising health care costs for TRS, ERS, Medicaid and other state-vested health care systems. TRTA encourages all of our members to follow the committee members on social media. Here are links to connect with these legislators:
Carlos Uresti (D-San Antonio) – Twitter
John Whitmire (D-Houston) – Twitter
Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) is not on Facebook or Twitter.
Thank you for your membership to TRTA. If you are not yet a member, we need you to help us protect your retirement security. Please join TRTA today!