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Latest News

Payroll Deduction Legislation Dies During Special Session

Posted on 8/19/2017
Both the House and Senate bills stalled in the House, largely due to the work of current and former TPEA board members who made numerous visits to the Capitol to express their concerns about the legislation.

Special Session Update: Dues Deduction Bill Passes Senate

Posted on 7/27/2017
Although the bill's supporters say the bill is anti-union, SB 7 as written exempts first-responder groups with national labor union affiliations while negatively affecting TPEA, a nonunion, nonpartisan, Texas-only membership association.

From the Texas Tribune: Texas Senate Moves to Fast-Track Special Session Agenda

Posted on 7/19/2017
On the opening day of the special session, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick took a step to fast-track two bills reauthorizing the Texas Medical Board and four other state agencies jeopardized by inaction during the regular session.

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