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.
To view survey results for the November Elections, click here.
To view your individual Sample Ballot, polling locations and more, go to the Secretary of State’s website https://voterportal.sos.la.gov/.
For more information on voting and registering to vote, go to the Secretary of State’s website https://www.sos.la.gov/ElectionsAndVoting/Vote/Pages/default.aspx
Are you an out-of-state retiree? Click on this link to find your State or Local Election Office Website for the state you are currently in https://www.usa.gov/election-office.
We’ve gathered articles and research to help you understand and defend the current defined benefit plan. Click here to view the articles.
Click here to view “talking points” or “quick facts” to use for why we support the current defined benefit plan, oppose switching to a defined contribution and/or hybrid plan and oppose constitutional conventions or amendments that target retirement benefits.
Click here to view our “how-tos” like how to reach out to your 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.
Registration OPEN for Virtual Executive Board Meeting Dear LRTA Members, You may recall that we have cancelled the state Fall Meeting and will conduct the Executive […]