Articles from February 2017

Speaker Names House Committees

Posted on 2/10/2017
Speaker Joe Straus released House committee assignments for the 85th Legislature Feb. 9. House Appropriations and Pensions are the committees most concerned with active and retired state employee issues.

Analysis: A Tight Budget Cycle

Posted on 2/6/2017
Lawmakers face an extremely tight budget for the 2018-2019 biennium. Some good news for state employees: The base budgets filed by the House and Senate fund state employees' pension and healthcare programs.

Watch for the TPEA Legislative Survey

Posted on 2/6/2017
Sign up for TPEA's home email list so you don't miss the invitation to take our upcoming state employee legislative survey.

Vote for Benito Ybarra for the ERS Board of Trustees

Posted on 2/3/2017
The TPEA Board of Directors proudly endorses Benito Ybarra, chief audit and compliance officer at the Texas Department of Transportation, for the ERS Board of Trustees.

ERS Board Election: Make Your Voice Heard

Posted on 2/2/2017
The TPEA Board of Directors endorses Benito Ybarra, TxDOT's chief audit and compliance officer, in the 2017 ERS Board of Trustees election.