Advocacy Resources – Legislative State and Federal Issues

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Here you will find the legislative resources and updates every retired teacher in Louisiana needs. Click on the plus sign next to each section to expand it. Under each section, you will find links to resources, articles and research and our Legislative Action Center.


Although the Louisiana Retired Teachers Association cannot endorse political candidates, we remain keenly interested in candidates’ views on our legislative priorities. See our past survey results below and in our Legislative Archives.

2023 Election Results – Runoffs in Yellow,  / 2023 Survey Questions

2022 Election Cycle Results

2019 Election Cycle Results

Each year, the LRTA Legislative Committee reviews and approves a list of priorities from which to evaluate legislation. Click here to view the 2023 LRTA Legislative Priorities.

Click on the link below for the Louisiana Legislature’s website. Here you will find information about bills, committee meetings and legislators.


GPO and WEP Update for February 2024

GPO and WEP Update: February 2024 National WEP/GPO Repeal Task Force CALL TO ACTION WEEK Dates: February 5 - 9.2024 Focus: Ask Ways & Means Committee […]

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The Increasing Role of DC Plans in Public Sector Retirement

Increasing Role of DC Plans in Public Sector Retirement For the week of December 10th  from the Nation Institute on Retirement Security: While the defined benefit […]

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View all of LRTA’s past legislative updates and surveys by clicking the button below.