All posts by rebecca

House Drug Price Negotiation Bill

On September 19, 2019, House Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats released the Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3). The bill would allow the government to negotiate lower drug prices for people covered by Medicare and private insurance.     H.R. 3 repeals the so-called “... Read more

Colorado October 2019 Membership Meeting

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Statement by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, on the release of H.R. 3, The Lower Drug Costs Now Act

The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding the House introduction of H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act:  “Seniors and all Americans will pay less for their prescription drugs when the House le... Read more

September 2019 Georgia Alliance Monthly Membership Meeting

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Take Action to Expand Social Security

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Health Benefits Tax

On July 17, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Representative Joe Courtney’s Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act, H.R. 748 by a vote of 419 to 6. The bill would repeal the 40% excise tax on high-cost employer-sponsored health plans. Senator Martin Heinri... Read more

Prescription Drug Prices Press Conference

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Social Security Expansion Bills

Numerous bills to expand Social Security have been filed during this Congress. These bills will strengthen Social Security while improving the economic and retirement security of millions of Americans. For decades, Social Security has delivered its guaranteed benefits on t... Read more

NAFTA 2.0 (U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement) Fact Sheet

On November 30, 2018, President Trump signed the renegotiated NAFTA trade deal and put Congress on notice that it will send lawmakers a bill to implement the United StatesMexico-Canada (UMSCA) Agreement, also known as NAFTA 2.0. Congress must vote to approve the agreement for... Read more