Texas House Republican Caucus discuss “13th Check” legislation efforts

The Texas House Republican Caucus held a news conference Thursday to discuss the “13th Check” legislation.
The Texas House Republican Caucus held a news conference Thursday to discuss the “13th Check” legislation.

HOUSTON – The Texas House Republican Caucus held a news conference Thursday to discuss the “13th Check” legislation.

The event was held in Austin. You can watch the full news conference in the video at the top of this article.

The legislation is designed to provide a one-time additional payment -- known as a “13th check” by teachers and lawmakers -- of up to $2,400 to retirees no later than January 2022.


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