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John Lawson Retires as Executive Director of Houston Police Officers' Pension System

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  • On: 05/31/2019 09:43:14
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John Lawson, who has helmed the Houston Police Officers’ Pension System for the last 25 years, is retiring as the fund’s executive director.
 

TEXPERS Job Board Available to Retirement System Members

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  • On: 05/30/2019 15:58:53
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The TEXPERS Job Board is a free service for TEXPERS retirement system members, who are invited to post a job, manage their job postings, and look for jobs. 

Gov. Abbott Expected to Sign Two Pension-related Bills

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  • On: 05/29/2019 12:09:45
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott could soon be signing legislation establishing a new investment report for public pension systems to provide, and another bill requiring the retirement plans to adopt written funding policies is already awaiting his signature. 

Memorial Day marked end of Texas' 86th legislative session

Memorial Day, May 27, was "sine die" for Texas' 86th legislative session. 

Texas Legislature Faces Session Deadlines

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  • On: 05/17/2019 14:41:20
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The Texas House and Senate members face legislative deadlines through the weekend. 

Texas Senate Honors Retired Police Officers Association's Former Executive with Resolution

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  • On: 05/15/2019 14:06:51
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The Texas Senate adopted on May 14 a resolution honoring and congratulating W. M. "Bill" Elkin on his retirement from the Houston Police Retired Officers Association.

Texas Senate Confirms Keith Brainard to State Public Pension Oversight Agency

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  • On: 05/15/2019 09:50:27
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The Texas Senate has confirmed the reappointment of Keith Brainard to the State Pension Review Board. 

TEXPERS members stay on task, beat long-term benchmarks

The TEXPERS annual survey of its members revealed upbeat statistics about their collective investment performance: They beat the benchmark indexes which held the same types of investments in the most crucial 20-year period.

Reports: Sharmila Kassam to leave Texas ERS

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  • On: 05/09/2019 15:30:08
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Texas Employees Retirement System's deputy chief investment officer, Sharmila Chatterjee Kassam, is leaving the fund, according to two news reports.