Articles from May 2017

In Memoriam: General Joe Hanover

Posted on 5/25/2017
TPEA is saddened to report that one of our legendary members of the past, Gen. Joe G. Hanover, passed away this week at age 99.

2017 ERS Election Results Announced

Posted on 5/11/2017
Congratulations to Catherine Melvin, the newest member of the ERS Board of Trustees. Melvin, who serves as chief auditor at the Department of Public Safety, received 35 percent of the total vote and won the election by nearly 2,300 votes.

From the Texas Tribune: How to Kill a Bill in 140 Days (or Less)

Posted on 5/3/2017
The air in Austin is just starting to hint at the promise of summer. But in the Texas Capitol, a bleak, cold winter is coming. Bills that once blossomed with hope are withering quickly as crucial deadlines approach for the 85th Legislature.