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Strengthening Social Security Act May 2019 Fact Sheet

On May 9, 2019, Representative Linda Sanchez (D-CA) introduced the Strengthening Social Security Act, H.R. 2654, in the U.S. House of Representatives. This legislation will strengthen the Social Security system while improving the economic and retirement security of millions ... Read more

Colorado Alliance June 2019 Monthly Meeting

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The Money And Politics Of Prescription Drugs: What You Need To Know

By Jon Greenberg, PolitiFact and Kaiser Health News If there’s one area of health care where Republicans and Democrats might strike a deal, it’s prescription drugs. President Donald Trump has floated a plan to cut drug prices. Democratic and Republican ideas abound in... Read more

May 2019 Massachusetts Membership Meeting

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California Leadership Academy

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Help Us Protect Pensions by Telling Us Your Story

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Millions in Taxpayer Dollars Spent on Self-Promotion by CMS Director Seema Verma

Retiree Group Calls on Verma to Resign Immediately Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, issued the following statement regarding CMS Director Seema Verma’s Use of Taxpayer Funds for Personal PR: “As head of the Centers for Medicare ... Read more

KHN – Analysis: Why Americans Shouldn’t Feel Grateful For $137 Insulin

By Elisabeth Rosenthal This month, Eli Lilly and Co. announced with some fanfare that it was manufacturing a generic version of its own best-selling insulin brand, Humalog, which it would sell for half off — $137.35 versus about $275. David Ricks, the chief executive of Lill... Read more

Alliance Blog Posts

  Medicare Connecticut Seniors Describe what Cuts to Medicare and Medicaid would Mean for them To see all of our Medicare blog posts, click here.   Medicaid Medicaid covers nearly 104 million medical visits, but that may soon change To see all of our Medi... Read more