"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
Retiree Organization Warns That Prescription Drug Costs May Increase Under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
The following statement was issued today by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in anticipation of the “fast track” trade promotion authority bill by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and ranking member Ron Wyden (D-OR):
“This is a fast track to higher drug prices. Americans pay the highest prescription drug prices in the world, and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal could make drugs even more expensive for seniors.