March 12, 2010

GOP Stacks Debt Panel with Opponents of Social Security and Medicare

GOP Stacks Debt Panel with Opponents of Social Security and Medicare

The "Sock Our Seniors Six" Taints Objectivity of Debt Commission


The following statement was issued today by Edward F. Coyle, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.

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March 05, 2010

Retirees Despondent After Senate's Refusal of $250 Payment to Seniors

Retirees Despondent After Senate's Refusal of $250 Payment to Seniors

Would Have Helped Many Struggling in Recession with Life-saving Medications


The following statement was issued today by Edward F. Coyle, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in reaction to the Senate's failure to pass a $250 Economic Recovery payment for seniors, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

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February 22, 2010

Retirees Praise Obama Health Reform Proposal Takes Several Key Steps to Address Seniors' Needs

Retirees Praise Obama Health Reform Proposal

Takes Several Key Steps to Address Seniors' Needs


The following statement was issued today by Edward F. Coyle, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in response to the health insurance reform proposals unveiled today by President Obama.

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February 18, 2010

Retiree Leader: Deficit Panel Should Support Social Security and Medicare

Retiree Leader: Deficit Panel Should Support Social Security and Medicare

Questions Objectivity of Commission Co-Chair Alan Simpson


The following statement was issued today by Edward F. Coyle, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in response to President Obama signing an Executive Order creating the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.

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January 27, 2010

Retiree Reaction to State of Union: Don't Balance Budget on Backs of Seniors

Retiree Reaction to State of Union:
Don't Balance Budget on Backs of Seniors


The following statement was issued today by Edward F. Coyle, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in response to budget deficit proposals in tonight's State of the Union address:

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January 27, 2010

Ohio Retiree Reaction to State of Union: Don’t Balance Budget on Backs of Seniors

Ohio retirees support President Obama’s call to reduce the federal budget deficit. We cannot, however, balance the budget on the back of America’s seniors, said David Friesner Ohio Alliance President.

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