Founded in 1946 by state employees, TPEA has advocated for 70 years to promote and preserve the compensation and quality benefits that make it possible for you to devote yourself to public service.
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2017 Scholarship Recipient

The Liberty Mutual Insurance/TPEA Scholarship ($500) is awarded based on special skills, scholarship abilities, community service and future employment needs. Members of TPEA, their spouses and their dependents are eligible for the award. The 2017 recipient is Victoria Coats, a student at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Lubbock.

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Latest News

TPEA Donates $6,000 to State Agency Employees Affected by Harvey

Posted on 10/13/2017
The Texas Public Employees Association (TPEA) is donating $6,000 to relief funds for State of Texas employees affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Apply to Serve on the ERS Group Benefits Advisory Committee

Posted on 9/22/2017
If you’d like to serve your fellow active and retired state employees, consider applying for an appointment to the ERS Group Benefits Advisory Committee. This committee will provide input on the Group Benefits Program.

Plan Ahead for Emergencies to Avoid a Higher Copay

Posted on 9/19/2017
As of Sept. 1, HealthSelect of Texas and HealthSelect Out-of-State plan participants pay a higher copay when they receive care at a non-network freestanding ER. Please note: This change does not apply to Medicare Advantage or HMO plan participants.

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

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