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 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! 

Each year, the LRTA Legislative Committee reviews and approves a list of priorities from which to evaluate legislation. Click here to view the 2021 LRTA Legislative Priorities.

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

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

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


Unit Spotlight: Ascension RTA

UNIT SPOTLIGHT: Ascension RTA Ascension RTA President Donald Songy presents at their local Unit meeting. We all started somewhere. Retired teachers can identify with college students […]

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PRSAC Approves TRSL Valuation. What’s next for a possible COLA for retirees?

PRSAC Approves TRSL Valuation. What’s next for a possible COLA for retirees? Dear LRTA Email Club members, On Thursday, December 16 the Public Retirement Systems' Actuarial […]

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