Invest in your career and retirement with the State of Texas

If you work for the state, you know how important public servants are to the citizens of Texas—and you need a membership association that understands, too. The Texas Public Employees Association (TPEA) is that association.

Founded in 1946 by dedicated state employees, TPEA has advocated for 70 years to promote and preserve the compensation and quality benefits provided to state employees and retirees—the benefits that make it possible for Texans to devote themselves to careers in public service. Today, we are the largest association for active and retired state employees, and we're also the only nonunion, nonpartisan association serving public servants during and after their careers.

Unfortunately, without a professional and effective advocate on your side, there’s no assurance these important and valuable active and retired state employee benefits won’t be whittled away. Your TPEA membership in an inexpensive investment that ensures you have a professional, well-respected voice at the Capitol looking out for your interests and the benefits so critical to your financial well-being.

For just $7.50/month ($2.50/month for retirees), you’ll have access to the following TPEA membership benefits:

  • Professional legislative advocacy from an experienced team that’s formed strong relationships with key decision makers and understands the issues facing the state workforce
  • In-depth communications in easy-to-understand terms about legislative issues and other news affecting active and retired state employees
  • Valuable services and discounts that help Texas state employees and retirees stretch their families’ dollars

TPEA has long been one of the most respected voices at the State Capitol, but our advocacy for active and retired state employees is only possible with the support of a strong, engaged membership—in other words, with your support. Join TPEA today.


What TPEA members say:

"TPEA serves the people who serve the public. I count on TPEA to look out for us at the Capitol and keep us informed. TPEA understands how hard state employees work to 'do more with less.'"
—Cathy Wadkins, TxDOT employee

Which membership category is right for you?

Active Employee

For those currently employed by the State of Texas 

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Retired Employee

For those retired from the State of Texas

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For former state employees and members of the public

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