October 26, 2018: In a press conference with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar Thursday, the President blamed international “free loading” for high prescription prices and announced a new plan to change the way Medicare pays for certain drugs. The prop...Read more >
May 17, 2018: 2017 Voting Record Report Details Which Senators and Members of Congress Voted to Protect Retirement Security
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Retired Americans today released its 2017 voting record which scored every U.S. Representative and Se...Read more >
March 14, 2018: by Jon “Bowzer” Bauman, President of Social Security Works PAC and
Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans
Voters in Pennsylvania’s 18th district voted to send Conor Lamb to C...Read more >
January 18, 2018: The Senate Finance Committee approved President Trump's HHS secretary nominee, Alex Azar, paving the way for him to get full clearance from Senate. His ties with Big Pharma and his positions on Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act make him a dangerou...Read more >
January 31, 2017: The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, as Donald Trump reneged on his promise to let Medicare negotiate bulk discounts for the prices it pays for prescription drugs.
“Durin...Read more >
September 29, 2016: By: Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News a national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.
An overwhelming majority of Americans favor government action to restrain prescription drug prices, accord...Read more >
September 08, 2016:
Retiree issues are front at center in this year’s Senate campaigns with candidates on both sides of the political aisle claiming to be a friend of seniors.
The Alliance compared Senate candidates’ stances on issues that matter most to seni...Read more >
September 02, 2016: Government Would Act Against Unfair and Monopolistic Business Practices
Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, released the following statement regarding the release of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Cli...Read more >
May 19, 2016: But Report Ignores the Impact of Higher Prescription Drug Prices on American Consumers and Retirees
Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, released the following statement regarding the International Trade Commissi...Read more >
May 03, 2016: By Richard Fiesta, Executive Director, Alliance for Retired Americans
Congress has talked a lot about the problem of overpriced prescription drugs. However, action to make prices affordable seems to be in short supply on Capitol Hill.
Valeant P...Read more >