Download the “Your Tools for Tracking Your Tax Dollars” (PDF, 586K) worksheets.
Exercising Your Power as a Taxpayer
Visit the Pension Review Board (PRB) website, for information on board meetings, which are open to the public. The PRB monitors all Texas public retirement systems, both state and local, in regard to their actuarial soundness and compliance with state law.
Put Yourself in the Know
The Comptroller’s report series “Texas, It’s Your Money” looks at issues that impact Texas taxpayers every day.
Learn the basics of pensions.
Visit the PRB website for resources and information, including regularly published reports. These include assets reports, plan presentations and legislative reports and updates.
Know which plans are compliant.
Find out whether a pension plan is compliant with state law. The PRB conducts ongoing reviews of public pension plans by reviewing annual reports submitted by the public pension plans.
Find out about state and local pensions.
Use the Texas Public Pension Search Tool to view and sort recent data on Texas public pension plans, including key indicators.
You also can use the tool to drill down for detailed financial and actuarial information for each individual plan as reported to the Pension Review Board. Find funding ratios, assumed rates of return and information on underfunded liabilities. Data online will be updated on a quarterly basis.