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Outgoing President says 'Thank You' for support

Posted by: Dennis Bourquein, Immediate Past President, Board of Directors  | Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Immediate Past President Dennis Bourquein shares his thoughts as his term comes to an end.

Five elected to IRTA Board of Directors

Posted by: Indiana Retired Teachers Association  | Wednesday, July 5, 2017

New leaders bring wealth of experience from classroom, administrative careers.

Wease receives national CASA award

Posted by: Indiana Retired Teachers Association  | Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Volunteers represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in the courtroom to help ensure for them safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible.

New VisaŽ card program to benefit IRTA, members

Posted by: Indiana Retired Teachers Association  | Monday, July 3, 2017

IRTA members can redeem rewards for cash back, gift cards, name brand merchandise and travel.

Call to Action: Speak Out Against HB 1463

Posted by: Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA  | Thursday, March 23, 2017

HB 1463 “Defined Contribution Option Plan” passed out of the Senate Labor and Pension Committee on Wednesday, March 22 with a vote of 6-3 party line vote. IRTA, along with three other groups, testified strongly against the bill and no one testified in favor of the bill.

Executive Director testifies against HB 1463

Posted by: Tom Mellish, IRTA Executive Director  | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tom Mellish, executive director of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association, testified to the House Employment, Labor and Pension Committee on House Bill 1463 - which includes plans for a Defined Contribution Option retirement plan for future teachers. IRTA is opposed to the provisions of this bill. Here are his comments to the committee on February 14,

Call to Action: Opposition to HB 1463

Posted by: Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA  | Friday, February 10, 2017

We oppose DC Plans on many levels, but our main concern for future educators is that they will not have a secure or stable retirement if they have only a Defined Contribution Plan. 401K Plans were never meant to be a full retirement vehicle, it was designed to be supplemental savings tool.

Superintendent candidates to appear at ICPE meeting

Posted by: Indiana Retired Teachers Association  | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Indiana Coalition for Public Education invites all members and friends of public education to our first fall meeting on August 27.

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