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TRTA 62nd Annual Convention News!

The JW Marriott is now taking reservations for the 62nd Annual TRTA Convention to be held April 6-8, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Click here to reserve your room at the TRTA group rate of $169 (+ tax) per night!

You may also make reservations by calling 1.888.236.2427. Be sure to ask for the "Texas Retired Teachers Association 62nd Annual Convention" group rate! Rate: $169.00 (+ tax) per night. Please note, the final day to book your reservation is March 16, 2015. For online reservations at the TRTA group rate, click here.

Hotel information
JW Marriott
110 E. 2nd Street
Austin, Texas 78701

View the convention schedule here.

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To view the 2014-2015 Board of Directors, Standing Committee Chairmen and Committee information, visit the Contact Us and Committee tabs above.








Legislative Updates

TRS Pension Fund Healthy, Actuarially Sound

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) Board of Trustees met this week in Austin to discuss several issues, including the actuarial valuation of the pension fund.

There is a lot of good news about the TRS pension fund to share with our members. TRS reported the pension fund is at a healthy $130 billion. The rate of return on investments for the year was 16.8 percent, net of expenses. The return was large enough to eliminate deferred losses and is now in a position of deferred investment gains.

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