TEXAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION RECOGNIZES TEXAS REPRESENTATIVE FOR HER CONTRIBUTIONS DURING THE 87TH LEGISLATIVE SESSION Image

October 13, 2021

Austin, Texas (September 29, 2021) — The Texas Public Employees Association (TPEA), the largest nonunion, nonpartisan association for active and retired Texas state employees, recently honored Texas State Rep. Claudia Ordaz-Perez with an award for her dedication to restoring the Employees Retirement System (ERS) pension fund.

“Representative Ordaz-Perez was vital in tackling the pension fund debt,” said Executive Director Ann Bishop. “We are happy to recognize Rep. Ordaz-Perez for her dedication to protecting quality benefits for hundreds of thousands of essential Texas employees and retirees.”

TPEA was instrumental in the creation of the ERS pension fund and health insurance for state employees and retirees. Most recently, the association lobbied for the additional monies necessary to both address an almost $15B debt and move the ERS pension fund toward actuarial soundness.

Share:
RECENT POSTS
FAQ - 13th Checks and Special Session
FAQ - 13th Checks and Special Session

In recent days, the matter of 13th checks for members of the Teachers Retirement System (TRS) has dominated headlines because


Read More

ERS reduces premium rates for Medicare retirees
ERS reduces premium rates for Medicare retirees

The Employees Retirement System (ERS) Board adopted significantly reduced rates for Medicare retirees at its August 19,


Read More

House committee requesting public comment on ERS' actuarial soundness
House committee requesting public comment on ERS' actuarial soundness

The House Committee on Pensions, Investments, & Financial Services is requesting written submissions from


Read More

Texas Silver-Haired Legislature Supports Supplemental ERS Pension Funding from State for Pension Soundness
Texas Silver-Haired Legislature Supports Supplemental ERS Pension Funding from State for Pension Soundness

The Texas Silver-Haired Legislature (TSHL) is an essential nonpartisan advocacy forum for older Texans (60 and over) to discuss


Read More

Stay up-to-date on state employee news

Subscribe >

©2020 Texas Public Employees Association. All Right Reserved.