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Texas AFT Retiree+ member Phyllis Ruffin speaks during the public comment portion of the TRS Board of Trustees meeting. This Thursday and Friday, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) Board of Trustees convened for its quarterly meeting. The TRS board received a report from contracted economic analysts discussing the...Read More
Texas Parent PAC, a bipartisan political action committee of parents who support high-quality public education, is urging Texans to vote against incumbent Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. This is the first time the organization has ever taken a stance on the governor’s race. “Abbott is failing our kids and neighborhood public...Read More
Contribution rates from various entities to the TRS Pension Fund. This past Thursday, the House Appropriations Committee discussed a number of issues affecting Texas educators and retirees. The committee heard testimony from Brian Guthrie, executive director of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), who discussed the TRS pension fund,...Read More