August 28, 2015

Republican Presidential Hopefuls Are Staying Silent Regarding Social Security Privatization but Still Favor “Reform”

While still talking about the need to “save” Social Security by cutting benefits to retirees, this cycle’s crop of GOP Presidential candidates have been silent on whether they’d support a plan to privatize Social Security.

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August 21, 2015

Walker, Rubio Talk about Plans to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

This week, Republican presidential candidate and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker released a plan to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 

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August 14, 2015

Alliance Celebrates Social Security’s 80th Anniversary with More than 40 Events Today

Members of the Alliance are hosting more than 40 events today, August 14th, to celebrate and educate the public about the importance of protecting and expanding Social Security on its 80th birthday.

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August 07, 2015

GOP Candidates Attack Social Security, Medicare at Primary Debate

Last night, the Republican Party held its first primetime primary debate in Cleveland, Ohio.

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July 31, 2015

In Honor of Medicare’s 50th Anniversary, Alliance Members Hold Celebrations Nationwide

Retirees and allies around the country participated in more than 100 Medicare events celebrating 50 years of guaranteed health coverage for seniors this week.

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July 27, 2015

New Hampshire Alliance Vice President Asks Jeb Bush “Why Do You Keep Attacking the Seniors?”

 Kudos to Alliance Member Jane Lang of New Hampshire who didn’t hesitate to confront former Florida Governor Jeb Bush about his statement Wednesday night that Medicare should be “phased out.”

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July 17, 2015

Photos, Action Session Materials Now Available for 2015 National Legislative Conference

If you missed last week’s National Legislative Conference in Washington, DC, or if you want to see more about it, visit the Alliance online! You can access photos from the event as well as the action session presentations on our conference web page.

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July 10, 2015

Hundreds of Alliance Members Converge on Washington for 2015 National Legislative Conference

400 activists came to Washington, DC for the Alliance’s 2015 National Legislative Conference this week. The activists reached more than 150 offices on Thursday’s Lobby Day, when they met with their Members of Congress and Senators and voiced their concerns about retiree issues.

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July 03, 2015

Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage Benefits Older Seniors

On June 26th, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down states’ same-sex marriage bans, effectively legalizing same sex marriage in all 50 States. This case builds on the Court’s 2013 Windsor decision that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and allowed for federal recognition of same-sex marriages.

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June 26, 2015

Supreme Court Upholds Federal Insurance Exchange, Benefiting Early Retirees and Older Workers

In a 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in the case of King v. Burwell that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) allows residents of states using the federal insurance exchange to receive premium subsidies for their coverage — an outcome that preserves subsidies for 6.4 million people.

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