August 09, 2021: Statement by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans regarding the Budget Resolution released today:
“The Senate budget resolution released this morning is welcome news. It will make a positive and tangible diffe...Read more >
August 05, 2021: The 4.4 million members of the Alliance for Retired Americans are united in mourning the untimely death of Richard Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO.
“Richard Trumka was a legendary labor leader and he was also my friend. Working people had no mo...Read more >
August 03, 2021: More than 70 percent of voters over age 65 say they would be more likely to vote for a candidate who favors allowing Medicare to negotiate with drug corporations to lower prescription drug prices, including strong majorities across party lines, accor...Read more >
July 09, 2021: Statement of Richard Fiesta, executive director of the Alliance for Retired Americans:
“Andrew Saul was a disaster for seniors and all Social Security beneficiaries. From day one he was on a mission to gut the Social Security system from the i...Read more >
June 22, 2021: Statement from Richard Fiesta, executive director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, on the Senate Finance Committee’s Principles for Drug Pricing Reform:
“Americans continue to pay the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs, a...Read more >
June 17, 2021: Retirees from across the country today submitted tens of thousands of petition signatures to 36 key senators and members of Congress urging them to pass S. 1302 and H.R. 82, the Social Security Fairness Act.
These provisions reduce Social Securit...Read more >
April 27, 2021: The Alliance for Retired Americans released its 2020 Congressional Voting Record, which scored each U.S. Senator and Representative on critical retirement security issues, today.
“Almost every member of Congress claims to care about older Americ...Read more >
April 01, 2021: Seniors Demand that state legislators vote against the bills
AUSTIN – The Texas Alliance for Retired Americans, with 146,000 members statewide, is demanding that state legislators oppose bills such as SB 7 and HB 6, which will make it more difficu...Read more >
April 01, 2021:
Praise Provisions to Expand Home and Community-based Long Term Care Services
The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding President Biden’s American Jobs Plan:
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March 10, 2021: More than ten million Americans will have greatly increased pension security for the benefits they have earned thanks to a provision in the American Rescue Plan which President Biden will sign into law this week.
“Working people deserve to retir...Read more >