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2020 annuity payment dates

March 13, 2020

See annuity payment dates for 2020.

Your annuity and the ERS Retirement Trust Fund

March 9, 2020

The State of Texas Retirement program supports thousands of retirees and survivors and plays an important role in  retaining state workers. Read answers to common questions about your retirement annuity and the fund that supports it.

Medication by mail: Learn the facts behind common myths

March 9, 2020

Filling your prescriptions by mail can be an easy and convenient alternative to trips to the pharmacy. Read common myths and facts about medication by mail.

Message from the Executive Director: Keeping our commitments

March 9, 2020

ERS works continuously with lawmakers—including between legislative sessions—to ensure the long-term health of the ERS Retirement Trust Fund.

Going Mediterranean is easier than you think

March 9, 2020

Celebrate National Nutrition Month in March by choosing a Mediterranean diet. Travel to Greece is not required—just healthy food choices.

Share your time and talents through volunteering

March 9, 2020

Stay active while you serve others. The number of organizations that need volunteers is almost limitless. Here are just a few to consider.

Join our Facebook community

March 9, 2020

If you haven’t connected with ERS on Facebook, we invite you to join our online community. Just remember to follow these guidelines when participating in a public forum.

ERS Board appoints new Group Benefits Advisory Committee members

March 9, 2020

ERS’ Group Benefits Advisory Committee provides valuable input about your benefits. See the names of its newest members. 

ERS adopts rule amendment

March 9, 2020

ERS' Board of Trustees has adopted an amendment allowing designated beneficiaries of ERS members and retirees to assign certain death benefits to licensed funeral directors or funeral establishments.

Be prepared at tax time: Reminders about the forms you will need

December 9, 2019

Tax time is around the corner. Review this information and be ready when it’s time to file your return. 
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