But retirees could soon see an increase in their monthly retirement checks if Texas voters approve Proposition 9, which would authorize the state to use $3.3 billion to fund cost-of-living adjustments for retirees, in the Nov. 7 constitutional amendment election. Lawmakers earlier this year unanimously passed Senate Bill 10, which put the issue on the statewide ballot.
Photos, posters and pennants are displayed on the walls of Joe Ramirez' Austin home on Nov. 2, 2023.

This article was written by KEVIN VU of The Texas Tribune .  This article originally appeared at : https://www.texastribune.org/2023/11/03/texas-proposition-9-election-teacher-pension-constitutional-amendent/