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#SaveThePostOffice Day of Action

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Media Coverage of Minnesota Alliance for Retired Americans’ Lawsuit Over Absentee Ballot Procedures

Minnesota Alliance Educational Fund Press Release: Judge Signs Consent Decree (includes link to signed consent decree), June 17 Minnesota Alliance Educational Fund Press Release: Lawsuit Filing (includes link to the full complaint), May 13 Minnesota Republicans decry Secre... Read more

Workers First Day of Action

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New Report: Seniors At Risk — How Trump’s War on Health Care Has Made Coronavirus Crisis Worse for Older Americans

President Trump and his Republican allies have spent years systematically sabotaging seniors’ health care, but now more than ever, their lives are on the line. Between undermining Medicaid enrollment to proposing steep Medicare budget cuts to attempting to repeal the Afford... Read more

No Pandemic Profiteering Teletown Hall

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Media Coverage of Texas Alliance for Retired Americans’ Lawsuit Over Absentee Ballot Procedures

Texas Alliance press release (includes link to the full complaint) Texas’ rules for mail-in voting won’t work during pandemic, a new lawsuit argues The Texas Tribune (Austin), May 11 Lawsuit seeks to block Texas vote-by-mail restrictions Austin American-Statesman, May... Read more

Media Coverage of Florida Alliance for Retired Americans’ Lawsuit Over Absentee Ballot Procedures

Florida Alliance press release (includes link to the full complaint) Plaintiffs call on federal judge to proceed with Florida mail-in ballot lawsuit The Apopka Voice, June 21 Priorities USA challenges Florida voting in light of coronavirus Politico, May 4 Democratic su... Read more

Media Coverage of Pennsylvania Alliance for Retired Americans’ Lawsuit Over Absentee Ballot Procedures

As of April 23, 2020 2 p.m. Pennsylvania Alliance press release (includes link to the full complaint) A key Democratic group is suing to ease Pennsylvania's vote-by-mail laws The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 22, 2020 Pennsylvania governor lays out coronavirus reopening ... Read more

Pennsylvania Alliance for Retired Americans Sues Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to Waive Absentee Ballot Requirements in Light of COVID-19 Pandemic

HARRISBURG – Today, the Pennsylvania Alliance for Retired Americans and four of its members filed a lawsuit in the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court seeking to protect the rights of older voters during the COVID-19 pandemic. The lawsuit alleges that the Commonwealth has failed... Read more