To strengthen Texas by expanding awareness of public pension issues, providing high quality training to retirement systems’ decision makers and working to assure the promised benefits of public employees.
America's northern neighbor, Canada, has turned out to be a proving ground for public pension systems that are actively preparing plan participants to spread the importance of defined benefits. The systems can teach Texas funds a thing or two about grassroots advocacy building.
Basic trustee training will be held Oct. 20 in Austin. Sign up today at www.texpers.org.
If defined-benefit public-sector pensions in Texas continue to be dismantled, the state's economy will suffer a $160 billion setback by the year 2025, according to a new report by the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems.