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District Presidents Leadership Training Conference

This week, TRTA District Presidents and staff will be attending the District Presidents Leadership Training Conference (DPLTC) in Austin, Texas at the Airport Hilton. The District Presidents will receive training from all state committees and the officers of the TRTA Board of Directors. They will also hear from the TRTA staff about upcoming projects and goals for the coming year.

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TRTA Policy Discussion: TRS Care, Day 7, 8 and 9

In our first Inside Line article about the TRS-Care study, we reviewed Option 1: Pre-funding the long-term liability. We discussed Option 2: Funding on a pay-as-you-go basis for the biennium. Option 3 covered funding for 10-year solvency. We reviewed Option 4: Retirees pay full cost for optional coverage and Option 5: Mandatory participation in the Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plans, as well as Option 6: Defined contribution—Establish a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) for non-Medicare Retirees. Today’s Inside Line will cover Options 7, 8 and 9.

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