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Latest News

Commentary: Four Things Pension Systems Should Do

Posted on 1/13/2017
Weekend read: Dallas Morning News commentary providing a balanced perspective on the challenges faced by public employee pension systems.

85th Legislature Convenes

Posted on 1/10/2017
The 85th Legislature convened at noon Jan. 10, with lawmakers facing a much tighter budget than they did in 2015. Plus: A look at TPEA's legislative priorities.

State on the Precipice of Major Brain Drain

Posted on 12/20/2016
Although state employee turnover decreased 0.4 percent in FY 2016, an annual report from the State Auditor’s Office presents cause for concern about the stability of the state workforce.

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