November 19, 2018:
Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) introduced the Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act, H.R. 6505 on July 25, 2018. This legislation will require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate drug pric Read More >
November 19, 2018: For Immediate Release
Statement of Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, on Nancy Pelosi’s bid to be the next Speaker of the House.
“Retirees could not have a better champion or more t Read More >
November 07, 2018: In Dramatic Shift from 2014, 65+ Voters Favored Democratic House Candidates
Statement of Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, following Tuesday’s midterm elections:
“Voters over the a Read More >
October 26, 2018: In a press conference with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar Thursday, the President blamed international “free loading” for high prescription prices and announced a new plan to change the way Medicare pays for cer Read More >
October 17, 2018: The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s comments about cutting so-called “entitlements”:
“There Read More >
October 10, 2018: “Medicare for All” would Reduce Health Care Costs Overall
Statement from Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in response to Donald Trump’s Wednesday USA Today op-ed:
“President Tru Read More >
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 >
April 10, 2018: A new video from the Connecticut Alliance for Retired Americans shows what the Affordable Care Act (ACA) means to Connecticut seniors when they are sick and at their most vulnerable.
In early 2017, Republicans Read More >