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  • Retirees Will Remember House Decision to Pass Appalling Tax Scam

    December 19, 2017: Statement of Richard Fiesta, executive director, Alliance for Retired Americans, on the House passage of the Republican tax bill: “Retirees see this tax plan for what it is: a windfall for big corporations, real estate develo Read More >

  • Wisconsin 2018 Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

    December 07, 2017: The forum is hosted by the Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans, the Wisconsin AFL-CIO, the Wisconsin Farmers Union, and AFSCME Subchapter 63. Scot Ross, from One Wisconsin Now, will moderate the event, and the following ca Read More >

  • Retirees React to Shameful Senate Tax Vote

    December 02, 2017: Statement by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, on the Senate tax bill vote today.                     “Today’s Senate vote was shameful. “With less than 2 we Read More >

  • Retiree Group Releases New Ad Opposing GOP Tax Bill

    November 28, 2017: “Tell them to vote no on any tax plan that harms health care for older Americans” You can view the ads at https://www.youtube.com/user/RetiredAmericans/videos Washington – Today the Alliance for Retired Americans launch Read More >

  • House of Representatives Votes to Have Seniors Subsidize the Wealthiest 1%

    November 16, 2017: Statement by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, on the House vote on the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” “The bill the House approved today hurts older Americans now and in the future. “E Read More >

  • Older Americans Hit by Senate Republicans’ Sneak Attack

    November 15, 2017: Repeal of Individual Mandate will cause Health Premiums to Rise for People Age 50-64 Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, made the following statement on the Senate Finance Committee tax bi Read More >

  • Retirees Troubled by Choice of Alex Azar to Lead HHS

    November 13, 2017: Trump appears to be putting a fox in charge of the henhouse The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding the announcement that President Donald Trump h Read More >

  • House Tax Bill Has Low-Income Seniors Subsidizing the Top 1%

    November 02, 2017: Retirees are Already Calling Capitol Hill Switchboard to Protest The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding today’s rollout of the GOP tax bill b Read More >

  • Rally Against Unfair Tax Plan

    October 30, 2017: Republicans are set to unveil their tax bill this week, and a U.S. House vote could happen as early as November 13. The time for action is now. Join us, and notable speakers like Senator Elizabeth Warren, to protest this destru Read More >

  • House Approves Draconian Budget

    October 26, 2017: Will Lead to Massive Cuts to Medicare and Medicaid The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding today’s vote on the Fiscal Year 2018 budget resoluti Read More >

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