November 10, 2022: When Susie Talevski sued the agency that managed her elderly father’s care before he died, she hoped to get justice for her family. She did not expect the case would grow into a national bellwether. A ruling against her could strip millions of vuln...Read more >
October 25, 2022: Press Releases
Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans and Voto Latino File Lawsuit to Stop Harassment and Intimidation at Arizona Ballot Drop Boxes, October 24
Will a federal judge stop ballot drop box monitors? A decision could com...Read more >
October 07, 2022: After 11 days in a St. Paul, Minnesota, skilled nursing facility recuperating from a fall, Paula Christopherson, 97, was told by her insurer that she should return home.
But instead of being relieved, Christopherson and her daughter were worried b...Read more >
September 15, 2022: Millions of older adults are having trouble making ends meet, especially during these inflationary times. Yet many don’t realize help is available, and some notable programs that offer financial assistance are underused.
A few examples: Nearly ...Read more >
September 13, 2022:
Illinois Alliance member and AFT retiree Bea Lumpkin, going strong at 104, served as Grand Marshall for the 2022 Chicago Labor Day Parade Monday. The legendary Ms. Lumpkin has been an activist, professor, and writer during her lifetime. She is pi...Read more >
August 29, 2022: With school districts across the country facing steep teacher shortages — causing class sizes to swell and threatening to stagnate student achievement — some states are offering bonuses to prevent their most experienced teachers from retiring.
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August 16, 2022: Press Releases
Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans, Priorities USA and Voto Latino Challenge Arizona Voter Suppression Law, August 16
Voting groups fight to block law that can criminalize Arizona voter registration
Tuscon Sentin...Read more >
August 16, 2022:
SB 1260 creates additional avenues to purge voters from the rolls and allows for the further criminalization of voters who attempt to assist those voting by mail.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans, Priorities U...Read more >
August 02, 2022: Below is the language of a letter the Alliance sent to U.S. Senators on August 2 regarding the reconciliation package called the "Inflation Reduction Act." You can also read the full letter here.
The Alliance for Retired Americans...Read more >
August 01, 2022: A surprise announcement on Wednesday from Sens. Chuck Schumer (NY) and Joe Manchin (WV) revived hopes for Democrats to pass significant legislation on a range of issues, including prescription drug prices, climate, energy, and health policy.
Centr...Read more >