February 20, 2015: Washington, D.C. - Members of the Alliance for Retired Americans are expressing their views at more than 120 meetings with members of Congress and staff this week as elected officials returned to their districts during the Presidents Day recess.
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February 02, 2015:
â€śOverall, President Obamaâ€™s 2016 budget proposal is a mixed bag for retirees.
â€śWe are concerned that the budget would hurt many seniors who are already stretching their health care dollars as far as they can go. It would make seniors pay...Read more >
January 23, 2015: President Obama gave his State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, and in a statement, the Alliance voiced its approval of his remarks and ideas. In particular, the statement from Alliance Executive Director Richard Fiesta noted that the President...Read more >
January 20, 2015:
â€śMembers of the Alliance for Retired Americans listened to President Obamaâ€™s State of the Union address on Tuesday night and voiced satisfaction with what they heard.
â€śThe Alliance believes that paid family leave for all workers would be...Read more >
January 06, 2015:
"Retirees will be watching the 114th Congress this year to see if it protects seniors or instead follows a radical right-wing agenda and enacts legislation that cuts seniorsâ€™ earned Social Security and Medicare benefits. Retirees will have some...Read more >
November 21, 2014: â€śNot only would President Obamaâ€™s executive action protect 5 to 8 million aspiring Americans from deportation and extend the Dream Act, it would also help strengthen the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds.
â€śAccording to the Center for ...Read more >
August 22, 2014: For Immediate Release
Refuses to Answer Florida Senior who asks about his Policies
Washington, DC â€“ While on his book tour in Pensacola, Florida, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) refused to say why he favors slashing Medicare and ...Read more >
August 21, 2014: For Immediate Release
Photos Show Seniors in Action
Philadelphia, PA â€“ Pennsylvania Alliance for Retired Americans members protested on Wednesday, August 20, when the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia hosted House Budget Committee Chairma...Read more >
August 14, 2014: For Immediate Release
Release New Reports with Social Security Statistics by State
Washington, DC - Marking the 79th anniversary of Social Security, members of the Alliance for Retired Americans today celebrated this important birthday by throwin...Read more >
August 01, 2014: Washington, DC â€“ Seniors celebrated Medicareâ€™s 49th birthday on Wednesday with more than 50 events nationwide, including a Capitol Hill event with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA), and Reps. ...Read more >