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TRS officials tell legislators: The fund is healthy and can support a cost-of-living increase for retirees

Lydia Carillo-Valdez, wearing glasses and blue blazer, stands at Senate podium giving testimony. She extends her hand making a point.

Texas AFT Retiree Plus member Lydia Carrillo-Valdez testifies at the Capitol for a cost-of-living increase for TRS pensions. But you’ll still need to fight for something that makes a difference for your retirement This past week, the Teacher’s Retirement System of Texas (TRS) considered some massive changes that could have a significant impact on the health of the pension fund...

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