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A Place in the sun

December 28, 2018

Thanks to his ERS benefits, Charlie Keen can follow one of his rules of retirement: try to enjoy every day.

Getting back to who she used to be

December 28, 2018

Jennica Preston is happy to share the benefits of getting and staying fit with friends and colleagues.

Support and Success with Real Appeal

December 28, 2018

Making healthier choices is key in controlling A1C, Virginia Harwell has found.

Covering all his bases

December 28, 2018

Thomas Barker-White has learned that "life can come at you quick." The disability coverage and health insurance offered to State of Texas workers prepares you for that unexpected challenge, Barker-White asserts.

 

Convenience a major draw for Georgetown resident

December 20, 2018

Ask Cassandra Johnson what “HMO” means and she may likely tell you the letters stand for the “hassle-free medical option.

Perseverance, integrity, courage and commitment

November 7, 2018

Al Maberry was drawn to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) because he liked the agency's core mission. TCDJ offered values a farmer—and State of Texas employee—could live by.

Benefits provide security for future-focused Elsa Morfin Ibarra

September 5, 2018

Elsa Morfin Ibarra had her eyes on the future when she decided to take a job with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) in Pharr, Texas.

“The best job around”

July 5, 2018

Maria Zepeda has worked at the Smith Unit, a maximum-security prison for male offenders in Lamesa, Texas for more than 16 years. She says her most challenging and rewarding job is to remind employees to look “at the overall picture,” when assessing the advantages of working for the state.

Stroke: No match for resilience and grit

March 7, 2018

Vanessa Alba has had many victories since she had a stroke five years ago. Her fierce determination, along with a health care plan that offer great support, have led to restored health and independence.