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Latest News

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.

ERS Board Approves 2017 Rates for Medicare Advantage PPO, HMO Plans

Posted on 8/18/2016
The ERS board approved Calendar Year 2017 monthly premium rates for Medicare-eligible retirees, as well as previewed upcoming Sunset and LAR hearings.

Chief Justice Reappoints Hester to ERS Board

Posted on 8/5/2016
Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht has reappointed I. Craig Hester to the ERS Board of Trustees for another six-year term. Hester, who currently serves as board chairman, was first appointed to the board in 2005.

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