August 17, 2018: The administration announced the nomination of James Lockhart to be one of the two public trustees for the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds. If confirmed by the Senate, he would serve for four years.
Lockhart served as Read More >
June 05, 2018: Making Prescription Drugs More Affordable Would Give Medicare a Boost
The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding the Trustees reports issued today o 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. R Read More >
May 10, 2018:
Alliance members joined American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) President J. David Cox and other allies at a rally in northern Virginia on Thursday to protest the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) 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 Read More >
March 14, 2018: Retiree issues, combined with a strong Get Out the Vote effort by Alliance for Retired Americans members and staff, helped propel first-time candidate Conor Lamb to victory in the special election for Pennsylvania’s 18th congres Read More >
January 30, 2018: Statement of Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, following President Trump’s State of the Union address:
“There are several things that the President did not say tonight that are troubl Read More >
January 17, 2018: Social Security and Medicare Factsheet
The Many Faces of Social Security
Nearly 173 million workers contribute to Social Security through payroll taxes.
Nearly 62 million people receive monthly Social Security benef Read More >
October 17, 2017: The Social Security Administration announced Friday that next year’s Social Security cost of living adjustment (COLA) will be 2.0%. That means an increase of $25 per month for the average beneficiary.
According to the nonpart Read More >
August 10, 2017: On July 19, 2017, the House Budget Committee passed the fiscal year 2018 budget with a party line vote. Drafted by Chairwoman Diane Black, R-TN, the spending blueprint seeks to balance the budget on the backs of middle-income and Read More >