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Michigan Court Rules in Favor of Retiree Demands for Mail Ballots

In a significant development in the fight to protect the civil rights of millions of older Michigan voters, the Michigan Court of Claims ruled that any ballot postmarked by November 2, but not received until November 17 will be counted. The ruling came in a lawsuit brought by the... Read more

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Retiree Demands for Mail Ballots

HARRISBURG – In a significant development in the fight to protect the civil rights of millions of older Pennsylvania voters, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court today ruled that any ballot that is postmarked by election day must count if it is received within 3 days after Election D... Read more

Retiree Group Endorses Rita Hart for U.S. House

 Cites Commitment to Expanding and Protecting Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits Davenport, IA - Members of the Alliance for Retired Americans proudly announced their endorsement of Rita Hart for election to the U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa’s 2nd Congress... Read more

Retirees Endorse Dr. Kim Schrier for Re-Election in WA-08 Congressional District

“Senior Champion” is an essential voice for Washington’s retirees in Congress Auburn, WA. -  Today, members of the Alliance for Retired Americans proudly announced their endorsement of Dr. Kim Schrier for re-election. Congresswoman Schrier currently represents Washington... Read more

Documentary on Florida Voting Premieres on Thursday; Film Features Several Alliance Members

Washington, DC - A new short film, “Safe and Easy: Vote By Mail in Florida,” featuring four Florida Alliance for Retired Americans members, premiered today online. The documentary was produced by Brave New Films and will be available to watch for free on Brave New Film's YouT... Read more

Wisconsin Retirees Horrified by Senseless Shootings

For Immediate Release Statement of Gary Mitchell, President of the Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding continued violence in Kenosha: “The Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans remains shocked and horrified about a Kenosha police officer shooting Jacob ... Read more

Trump Campaign and Republican Party Will Not Appeal Minnesota Voting Rights Settlement

Voters Can Vote by Mail Without a Witness Signature; Receipt Deadline Extended by One Week ST. PAUL, MN – The Republican National Committee and the Trump for President campaign today agreed not to appeal a settlement reached by the Alliance for Retired Americans and the State... Read more

Retirees Mark Social Security’s 85th Anniversary with Jill Biden and Retiree Leaders Across the Country

Virtual Events Scheduled from Florida to Alaska Washington, DC - Retirees are commemorating the 85th anniversary of Social Security on Friday with a virtual event featuring Jill Biden, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, actor Louis Gossett Jr., Alliance President Robert Roach, Jr. and three A... Read more

Secretary of the Commonwealth Withdraws Objection to Extending Ballot Receipt Deadline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  HARRISBURG – In a significant development in the fight to protect the civil rights and health of millions of older Pennsylvania voters, Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar has withdrawn her objection to extending the November 3 election day d... Read more