Recent Blog Posts

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.

TPEA Donates $6,000 to State Agency Employees Affected by Harvey

Posted on 10/13/2017
The Texas Public Employees Association (TPEA) is donating $6,000 to relief funds for State of Texas employees affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Apply to Serve on the ERS Group Benefits Advisory Committee

Posted on 9/22/2017
If you’d like to serve your fellow active and retired state employees, consider applying for an appointment to the ERS Group Benefits Advisory Committee. This committee will provide input on the Group Benefits Program.