"Raising the retirement age would inflict further hardship among a group of workers who are likely to face health and economic problems in their 60s." –Doug Hart, President, Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans
For Immediate Release
Join Senators on Day $250 Rebate Checks Begin Going to Seniors
The following are prepared remarks for Barbara J. Easterling and Stella Johnson at a U.S. Senate press conference to mark the beginning of relief for seniors who fall into the Medicare Part D "doughnut hole" coverage gap. Ms. Easterling is President of the Alliance for Retired Americans and Ms. Johnson is a retired teacher from Washington DC who is in the doughnut hole.