Advocacy Resources – Legislative State and Federal Issues

Welcome to our Advocacy Center!

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. 

This page is your “one-stop-shop” for both state and federal issues that impact Louisiana’s retired teachers.

Click here to see the bills LRTA will monitor/track during the 2022 Regular Session.

Click here to read our latest LRTA Legislative Update.

Our “Becoming a Virtual Activist” series reviews pertinent talking points, discusses how to communicate with legislators and explains how to use our advocacy tools and resources. Click here to check it out! 

Prefer to write a letter to your legislators? Hand-written letters have a huge impact, too! 

  • Click here to read our tips for how to write letters to your legislators. 

  • Click here for a sample letter to use as a guide to SUPPORT SB 6.

Each year, the LRTA Legislative Committee reviews and approves a list of priorities from which to evaluate legislation. Click here to view the 2022 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. 

https://legis.la.gov/legis/home.aspx

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. 

2019 Election Cycle Results

FEATURED ARTICLES

We’ve Reached Our Final Destination in the “Road to a COLA” for 2022! Read the message below from the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana (TRSL) regarding the payment for eligible retirees

We've Reached Our Final Destination in the "Road to a COLA" for 2022! Read the message below from the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana (TRSL) regarding […]

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LRTA Legislative Update #9: 2022 Regular Session Ends. Hear the Latest from the LRTA Executive Director.

LRTA Legislative Update #9: 2022 Regular Session Ends. Hear the Latest from the LRTA Executive Director. The Louisiana legislature adjourned sine die on June 6 for […]

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LEGISLATIVE ARCHIVES

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

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