TCTA | Updates from the Capitol
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Updates from the Capitol

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During legislative sessions, TCTA's top-ranked lobby team is at the Texas Capitol every day, working on behalf of Texas teachers and other classroom professionals. Our lobbyists carefully monitor and testify on legislation that could affect TCTA members and provide daily reports on legislative action. These updates are provided below and compiled and emailed weekly via the TCTA eUpdate newsletter.

Tuesday committee hearings include radical change to state employee retirement

May 4, 2021

The House Appropriations Committee held a hearing Tuesday on SB 321, a bill to restructure the state’s retirement plan for new state employees. The…

Senate committee approves major changes to state employee retirement system

Apr 19, 2021

A bill significantly revising the state employees’ retirement system was heard and passed out of the Senate Finance Committee Monday. SB 321 does not…