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Latest News

2017 ERS Election Results Announced

Posted on 5/11/2017
Congratulations to Catherine Melvin, the newest member of the ERS Board of Trustees. Melvin, who serves as chief auditor at the Department of Public Safety, received 35 percent of the total vote and won the election by nearly 2,300 votes.

From the Texas Tribune: How to Kill a Bill in 140 Days (or Less)

Posted on 5/3/2017
The air in Austin is just starting to hint at the promise of summer. But in the Texas Capitol, a bleak, cold winter is coming. Bills that once blossomed with hope are withering quickly as crucial deadlines approach for the 85th Legislature.

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.

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