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

Case Study Highlights Perils of Retirement Reform

Posted on 2/12/2018
The National Institute of Retirement Security (NIRS) recently published a case study highlighting the negative impacts experienced in Palm Beach, Florida, as a result of changes its city council made to the retirement plans for its workers.

TPEA Statement on TDCJ Response to High Turnover

Posted on 2/7/2018
TPEA supports the TDCJ response to critically high turnover issues impacting correctional officers.

ERS Annual Benefits Update

Posted on 2/1/2018
Learn about the 2017 ERS review of state benefits including an actuarial review of the state pension fund.

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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Chapter Financial Report