June 26, 2019: Retiree and Alliance member Pam Parker made the following remarks at a press conference held by Senators Stabenow, Shaheen, and Wyden on June 26, 2019:
"Good morning. Thank you, Senator Stabenow, Sena...Read more >
June 11, 2019: By Richard Fiesta
Executive Director, Alliance for Retired Americans
The stakes couldn’t have been higher today for 1.3 million Americans when the House Education and Labor Committee approved H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer P...Read more >
May 13, 2019: Alliance President Robert Roach, Jr. attended a labor listening session with Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX) recently hosted by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW).
President Roach said at the meeting th...Read more >
May 09, 2019: The Strengthening Social Security Act of 2019 was introduced on Wednesday by Representatives Linda Sánchez (CA), a member of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee, and Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Mark Pocan (WI).
The legis...Read more >
May 09, 2019: 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 ...Read more >
May 07, 2019:
The UMWA 1974 Pension Plan has been decimated by a series of coal company bankruptcies and is projected to go insolvent in 2022.
The miners, who risked their lives for years to provide a key source of energy to the nation, and their wido...Read more >
April 30, 2019: “Tish” James, attorney general of the state of New York, delivered a powerful address at the annual conference of the New York State Alliance for Retired Americans (NYSARA) on April 18, 2019 (Listen to her remarks courtesy of the Hudson Mohawk Ma...Read more >
March 27, 2019: 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 Rick...Read more >
March 14, 2019: Connecticut Alliance for Retired Americans President Elizabeth Marafino recently testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Ways & Means Committee's Subcommittee on Social Security regarding its hearing “Protecting and Improving Social ...Read more >
March 01, 2019: By Jay Hancock
Large majorities of Americans from both major parties support steps to control prescription drug costs such as showing prices in ads, removing barriers to generics and letting patients get less expensive drugs from Canada, a new po...Read more >