August 17, 2018: The administration announced the nomination of James Lockhart to be one of the two public trustees for the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds. If confirmed by the Senate, he would serve for four years.
Lockhart served as Read More >
May 10, 2018:
Alliance members joined American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) President J. David Cox and other allies at a rally in northern Virginia on Thursday to protest the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Read More >
March 06, 2018:
On March 13, 2018, voters in southwest Pennsylvania will choose who will represent them in Congress.
The Alliance for Retired Americans has endorsed Conor Lamb because he is committed to helping retirees and working Am Read More >
October 17, 2017: The Social Security Administration announced Friday that next year’s Social Security cost of living adjustment (COLA) will be 2.0%. That means an increase of $25 per month for the average beneficiary.
According to the nonpart Read More >
July 13, 2017: The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding the Trustees reports issued today on the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds:
“Social Security rem Read More >
January 03, 2017: On December 28, right in the middle of the holidays, Texas seniors picketed Congressman Sam Johnson in his home district of Plano.
Some of the picketers posed in front of Johnson’s office building at 1255 15th Street
Here Read More >
December 13, 2016: U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson, R-Texas, chair of the Social Security subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee, has filed a bill that would cut Social Security drastically. Analysts say it could mean a 35% cut from current level Read More >
October 05, 2016: [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="8" gal_title="2016 Election Social Security Events"]
From Nevada to Florida retirees are holding elected officials accountable for their anti-Social Security records. Nearly 1 in 5 Americans relies on Read More >
August 12, 2016:
Alliance members throughout the country have been celebrating Social Security's 81st birthday, which took place on August 14, 2016. The celebrations have focused attention on the need to not only protect and preserve the Read More >
July 13, 2016: The Center for Global Policy Solutions launched a report on Social Security's impact on child poverty yesterday with a Capitol Hill event. According to the study, millions more children under the age of 18 escape poverty due to Read More >