February 10, 2020: Fiscal 2021 Budget Would Cut Health Care for Older Americans
The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding President Trump’s budget proposal for fisc Read More >
January 20, 2018: Statement of Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, on the government shutdown:
“For Republicans to be unable to pass a bill to fund the government when they control the House, the Senate, a 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 >
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 >
October 30, 2015:
Congressional leaders and the White House announced on Monday that they had reached a deal to avert default and keep the government funded. Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner helped arrange the deal, which also cleared the w Read More >
October 27, 2015:
“Movement to prevent a default and avert a government shutdown is welcome news for all Americans, but the deal is not perfect.
“The Alliance for Retired Americans is relieved that this budget deal would protect mi Read More >