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Missouri Retirees Help Force Suspension of Anti-worker State Law

Missouri Alliance members and other activists forced the suspension Friday of a new anti-worker state law before it goes into effect, delivering dozens of boxes of signed petitions demanding it be put to a public vote in 2018. Thirty-seven Missouri Alliance members traveled mo... Read more

Motion to Proceed — Off a Cliff

Advancing Senate Health Care Legislation Will Harm Older Americans The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in response to the Motion to Proceed on the Senate Affordable Care Act Repeal. “The Senate’... Read more

KHN – Analysis: Mitch McConnell Plans To Hide Trumpcare’s Pain Until After Midterms

By Michael McAuliff Kaiser Health News is a national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is well aware of the political peril of taking health benefits away from millions of vot... Read more

CBO Confirms Senate GOP’s Meanness toward Older, Vulnerable Americans

Many Left Uninsured by Senate Health Care Bill will be 50- and over The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in response to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) releasing its score of the Senate GOP’s he... Read more

Senate Version of Trumpcare is Mean, Too

Older Americans would suffer most with massive cuts to Medicaid The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in response to the Senate releasing its plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act with the Ame... Read more

Retiree Voting Record Released

President Roach: “We clearly need changes in our leadership” Washington, DC – The Alliance for Retired Americans today released its 2016 voting record report which scored every U.S. Representative and Senator on issues affecting current and future retirees. The Alliance’... Read more

Older Americans’ Trumpcare Fears Confirmed by the CBO

AHCA’s Raid of Medicare, Drastic cuts to Medicaid “Dangerous and Unfair” The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in response to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) releasing its score of the House ... Read more

Trump’s Promise Not to Cut Social Security Broken

Budget Proposal Includes Deep Cuts to Health Care, Disability Insurance, Food Assistance and Massive Tax Breaks for Billionaires and Corporations The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding President... Read more

GOP’s Latest Health Care Plan Takes Aim at Americans with Pre-existing Conditions While Protecting Members of Congress and Staff

Still Contains the Unsavory Parts of the Previous Attempt at “Reform” The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in response to media reports on the House Republicans' latest plan to repeal the Affordable... Read more