TRS participants, take action

Take Our TRS-Care Survey

The Texas Senate Finance Committee is set to hear testimonyon 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, February 2. If you have any difficulty completing the survey, please contact Roy Varney, TRTA’s Multimedia Specialist, at

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:
Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) – FacebookTwitter
Joan Huffman (R-Houston) – FacebookTwitter
Lois Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) – FacebookTwitter
Carlos Uresti (D-San Antonio) – Twitter
Kirk Watson (D-Austin) – FacebookTwitter
John Whitmire (D-Houston) – Twitter
Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville)  not on Facebook or Twitter.
NOTE: You may write them and/or call them also. NEEDED.

Thank You

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!



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