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Latest News

ERS Presents 2018-2019 Legislative Appropriations Request

Posted on 9/16/2016
ERS Executive Director Porter Wilson presented the ERS Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR) for the 2018–2019 biennium during a joint budget hearing Sept. 13.

Analysis: Welcome to the Home Stretch of the 2016 Texas Elections

Posted on 9/7/2016
From the Texas Tribune—Analysis: Welcome to the Home Stretch of the 2016 Texas Elections

Sunset Commission Holds Public Hearing on ERS

Posted on 8/23/2016
The Sunset Commission held a public hearing Aug. 22 on ERS. This process is critical because the ERS Sunset bill is likely to be a magnet for attempts to make changes to ERS systems and processes.

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