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 access our VoterVoice tool and practice contacting legislators!

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.

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. 

2022 Election Cycle Results

2019 Election Cycle Results


H.R. 82 Refiled in Congress by Louisiana Representative

H.R. 82 Refiled in Congress by Louisiana Representative Dear LRTA members, You may recall from our last update that Congress failed to take action to repeal […]

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Member Spotlight: Sherri Kelley Barber

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Sherri Kelley Barber “What’s in a name?” For Sherri Kelley Barber, her last name is reflective of her current profession as a barber at […]

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