Ryan Budget State-by-State (April 2014)
The U.S. House passed the Ryan budget on April 10, 2014. Here's what it would mean for each state.

Ryan Republican Budget for FY 2015 (April 2014)
On April 10, 2014, the U.S. House passed the House Republican (Ryan) budget for Fiscal Year 2015 by a vote of 219-205.  As feared, it is a plan that would harm the middle class while providing a windfall for millionaires.

Compare the Ryan House Budget with the Obama Budget and the U.S. Senate Budget (October 2013)
A House-Senate budget conference has been created to develop a federal budget by December 13, 2013. All of the budgets reduce the deficit; however, unlike the House budget plan promoted by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), the Obama and Senate budgets do not voucherize Medicare.

Alliance Letter Opposing Paul Ryan's Republican House Budget for FY2014
See why the Alliance opposes the Ryan budget, which would fast-track cuts to Social Security, gut Medicaid and dismantle the Medicare program – all while giving $5.7 trillion in new tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations.

Alliance Activist Diane Fleming Warns Seniors that Paul Ryan Will Cut and Privatize Medicare
Read Activist Diane Fleming's statement at a Capitol Hill Event with the House Progressive Caucus, March 13, 2013.

Alliance for Retired Americans Ryan Budget Fact Sheet - 2012
Ryan’s budget is worse than feared, and changes to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security as we know them are at the forefront of his plans.

The Ryan Roadmap: A Transfer of Resources to the Wealthiest Americans      
Prior to being named Mitt Romney's running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) released "The Roadmap for America’s Future," which would radically alter our nation’s social insurance programs and tax policies.  According to an analysis by the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, a non-partisan think tank, the plan would result in a massive transfer of resources from working and middle class Americans to the nation’s wealthiest individuals.  Here is how seniors would be affected by the Ryan Roadmap.  en español

Medicare and Social Security Talking Points
Some suggested questions and talking points about Medicare and Social Security, two pillars of retirement security for millions of Americans.

Senior Summer Toolkit 2012 – Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid Talking Points
The Ryan plan is being proposed as a means of stopping sequestration in 2013, yet it balances the budget on the backs of retirees while giving tax cuts to millionaires.  Here are some talking points to defend these critical programs from the GOP assault on the working class.

House Budget Threatens Medicare Coverage for Current and Future Generations
AFSCME has released a fact sheet that details just how the Romney-Ryan plan will decimate Medicare for current and future retirees.

Kaiser Poll: Most Americans Oppose Changing Medicare
70 percent of Americans say that Medicare should continue as it is today, with the government guaranteeing seniors health insurance and making sure that everyone gets the same defined set of benefits.

Quick Facts about Congressman Ryan’s Budget
Ryan’s budget would slash Social Security and Medicare, increasing health care costs and undermining the economic security of seniors.

Families USA 2012 Republican Budget Fact Sheet
The Romney-Ryan plan undermines health care for millions of seniors and people with disabilities who rely on Medicare and Medicaid, while cutting benefits for beneficiaries today.