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Latest News

Budget Conference Committee Named

Posted on 4/21/2017
Speaker of the House Joe Straus and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick have named the members of the budget conference committee charged with crafting a compromise between the budgets passed by the House and Senate.

Comparing the House and Senate Budgets

Posted on 4/12/2017
The outlook for active and retired state employees in the House and Senate budgets is mixed given the realities of the financial shortfall. The two budgets take a similar approach to benefits and compensation.

Letter to the Editor: Recognize State Employee Contributions

Posted on 4/11/2017
"As legislators make critical decisions about state government within a 140-day window, it’s important to acknowledge the contributions of the nearly 150,000 state employees who carry out the Legislature’s assigned missions 365 days a year."

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