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Priorities USA, Georgia Alliance for Retired Americans, Vote.org File Legal Challenge to Georgia’s “Wet Signature” Absentee Ballot Application Requirement

Atlanta, GA — Today, a coalition of organizations — the Georgia Alliance for Retired Americans, Priorities USA  and Vote.org — filed suit against the Georgia State Election Board asking the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia to invalidate Georgia’s ... Read more

Retiree Group Endorses Wiley Nickel for Election to U.S. House

Cites His Commitment to Protecting Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits Raleigh - Members of the Alliance for Retired Americans proudly announced their endorsement of Wiley Nickel for election to the U.S. House of Representatives from North Carolina’s 13th Congressi... Read more

Retiree Group Endorses Jessica Cisneros for Election to U.S. House

Cites Her Commitment to Expanding and Protecting Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits Laredo - Members of the Alliance for Retired Americans proudly announced their endorsement of Jessica Cisneros for election to the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas’s 28th C... Read more

Retiree Group Endorses Tim Ryan for Election to U.S. Senate

Cites His Commitment to Expanding and Protecting Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits Columbus - Members of the Alliance for Retired Americans proudly announced their endorsement of Tim Ryan for election to the U.S. Senate from Ohio today. The Ohio Alliance for Retire... Read more

Federal Judge Finds Florida Voting Law Unconstitutional in Case Brought by the Florida Alliance for Retired Americans and Others

A federal judge today struck down Florida’s restrictive voting law, known as S.B. 90, which was passed in 2021, finding it racially discriminatory. “Older Floridians take voting seriously and we are grateful that the Court today struck down S.B. 90,” said Bill Sauers, Pr... Read more

President Biden Addresses Retirees’ Needs at State of the Union: Lower Prescription Drug Prices, Voting Rights, Safer Nursing Homes

The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, following President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address Tuesday: “President Biden had seniors’ interests at the top of his priorities list last night during... Read more

New Retiree Voting Record Report Released

Scores Congress on Votes Cast during Pandemic’s Second Year Washington, DC – The Alliance for Retired Americans released its 2021 Congressional Voting Record, which scored each U.S. Senator and Representative on critical retirement security issues, today. “Almost ever... Read more

KHN: Pandemic-Fueled Shortages of Home Health Workers Strand Patients Without Necessary Care

Frail older adults are finding it harder than ever to get paid help amid acute staff shortages at home health agencies. Several trends are fueling the shortages: Hospitals and other employers are hiring away home health workers with better pay and benefits. Many aides have fal... Read more

Retiree Organization Tells Election Assistance Commission to Follow the Law

Requiring Voters to Provide Full Social Security Numbers to Register to Vote Violates the National Voter Registration Act and the Voting Rights Act Washington – The Alliance for Retired Americans today called on the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to stop permitting ... Read more