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Updates from the 88th Legislative Session

With the 88th Legislative Regular Session concluding May 29, 2023, there may be questions about TRS-related legislation around retiree benefit enhancements. The 2023 TRS Retiree Benefit Enhancements webpage on the TRS website has been updated with the latest information. The page has frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the one-time stipends and COLAs, important upcoming dates, and helpful links to additional resources.

The webpage is the one-stop TRS source for information related to the topic. Retirees are encouraged to check back often for updates as well as follow TRS on social media.

  • Saturday, September 16 – The musical Hairspray will be presented at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing Arts at 2:00 p.m. To purchase tickets, go to Eventbrite. The group will meet in the lobby for pictures and have dinner after the production. For interested parties or questions, please contact Georgia Francis ( or 214-505-1766). Adult tickets are $30-$40.
  • Friday, October 15 – Trinity River Audubon Center tour at 10:00 a.m. For more information or for questions, please contact Lisa Theriot ( or 214-537-4294). Admission will be $6 to 10 depending on the size of the group.
  • Friday, November 10 – The Hall of State at Fair Park tour at 11:00 a.m. For interested parties or questions, please contact Don Baynham ( or 214-287-7948). Admission is free. The group will go to lunch after the tour.

For more information on these events, and to learn how to attend, please see the latest newsletter.

Dallas College Emeritus Program Information


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Contact the Dallas College Emeritus Program at and 972-238-6972.


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Here we keep all of our retirees abreast of changes and updates through the newsletter that is published twice per year.


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