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Latest News

Status Report on SB 1750 and SB 1751 by Bettencourt

Posted on 3/20/2017
TPEA is speaking to key legislators about these bills and reiterating our opposition to creating a 401(k)-style retirement plan for state employees.

Your Guide to the 2017 ERS Board Election

Posted on 3/8/2017
From March 10–April 14, active and retired state employees will have the opportunity to vote for the next elected member of the ERS Board of Trustees.

Vote for Benito Ybarra for the ERS Board of Trustees

Posted on 2/23/2017
The TPEA Board of Directors proudly endorses Benito Ybarra, chief audit and compliance officer at the Texas Department of Transportation, for the ERS Board of Trustees.

Fast Facts About TPEA
  • 15,000 active and retired state employee members across Texas
  • Founded by state employees in 1946
  • Nonunion and nonpartisan, with no national affiliation
  • $7.50 monthly dues for active state employee membership
  • $2.50 monthly dues for retired state employee membership