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.

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


Nominees for State Offices Requested

Nominees for State Offices Requested The January 2022 ballot will feature the election of LRTA President, First Vice-President, and Second Vice-President. The two-year terms of your […]

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Unit Spotlight: Vermilion RTA

UNIT SPOTLIGHT: Vermilion RTA We always say at LRTA the local Units are the backbone of the association. They support the state organization and the LRTA […]

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