Legislative Priorities

HART members regularly meet with legislators in Austin

HART members regularly meet with legislators in Austin

What are the Legislative Priorities of the Houston Association of Retired Teachers (HART), and of the Texas Association of Retired Teachers (TRTA)?

  • HART and TRTA will continue to make funding of health care insurance a priority for retirees as well as for active school personnel.
  • HART and TRTA continue to work with active education associations by supporting salary increases and retirement improvements.
  • HART and TRTA continue to work to repeal the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision.

About Texas Association of Retired Teachers (TRTA)

TRTA is the ONLY statewide organization in Texas that works exclusively for retired public school and higher education personnel. TRTA promises to remain vigilant in every legislative session to work to maintain or improve benefits to all retirees. Visit the TRTA website, www.trta.org.

Membership in TRTA provides you:

  • Legislative updates and a telephone hotline while the legislature meets
  • A quarterly TRTA News Bulletin
  • Numerous discount opportunities