June 05, 2017: President Roach: “We clearly need changes in our leadership”
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Retired Americans today released its 2016 voting record report which scored every U.S. Representative and Senator on issues affe Read More >
May 23, 2017: Budget Proposal Includes Deep Cuts to Health Care, Disability Insurance, Food Assistance and Massive Tax Breaks for Billionaires and Corporations
The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the A Read More >
April 18, 2017: The growing gap in life expectancy will affect your retirement benefits under the Social Security and Medicare programs and the policies meant to protect them. A new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) found t Read More >
February 06, 2017: Social Security and Medicare Factsheet
The Many Faces of Social Security
Nearly 171 million workers contribute to Social Security through payroll taxes.
Nearly 61 million people receive monthly Social Security benefi Read More >
January 24, 2017: The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, as Trump cabinet nominee Tom Price testifies in the Finance Committee and Mick Mulvaney testifies in the Senate Budget Read More >
January 23, 2017: [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="12" gal_title="Womens Marches 2017"]
Retirees were a key part of the worldwide movement that Saturday’s protest marches represented. For Alliance members, like many of the activists, the protests w Read More >
January 19, 2017: [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="10" gal_title="ACA Our First Stand"]
On Sunday, January 15, seniors from across the country participated in more than 70 “Our First Stand” events in support of health care. Alliance members were Read More >
January 10, 2017: Thanks to budget cuts, the Social Security Administration (SSA) is stretched thin and the public is going to see further reductions in services.
On January 9 SSA announced it will only send paper annual statements to people age 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 >