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Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: GOP Presidential Candidates Walker & Rubio Talk About Plans To Repeal The Affordable Care Act

Published on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 in Union Retirees
GOP Presidential Candidates Walker & Rubio Talk About Plans To Repeal The Affordable Care Act Republican Presidential Candidate and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Has Released a Plan to “Repeal and Replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, Another Republican Who’s Running for President, Spoke more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: The Alliance Celebrated Social Security’s 80th Anniversary With More Than 40 Events

Published on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 in Union Retirees
The Alliance Celebrated Social Security’s 80th Anniversary With More Than 40 Events Members of the Alliance For Retired Americans Hosted More Than 40 Events on August 14th to Celebrate and Educate the Public About the Importance of Protecting and Expanding Social Security on its 80th Birthday. Together With Medicare’s 50th Birthday Events That more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: GOP Candidates Attack Social Security & Medicare At Primary Debate

Published on Monday, August 10, 2015 in Union Retirees
GOP Candidates Attack Social Security & Medicare at Primary Debate The Republican Party Held its First Primetime Primary Debate in Cleveland Last Week With GOP Participants: Current and Former Governors Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich and Scott Walker; Senators Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio; Pediatric Neurosurgeon Ben Carson; more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: In Honor Of Medicare’s 50th Anniversary, Alliance Members Hold Celebrations Nationwide

Published on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 in Union Retirees
In Honor Of Medicare’s 50th Anniversary, Alliance Members Hold Celebrations Nationwide Retirees and Allies Across the United States Participated in More Than 100 Medicare Events Celebrating 50 Years of Guaranteed Health Coverage for Seniors Last Week. In Washington, D.C., the Alliance For Retired Americans Participated in a Celebratory Press more»

The 2016 Presidential Election: Seeking National AFL-CIO Endorsement, Democrats Hillary Clinton & Bernie Sanders Offer ‘Different Visions’ To Top Labor Leaders

Published on Friday, July 31, 2015 in Union Retirees
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - It’s Unlikely the Nation’s Largest Labor Federation, the National AFL-CIO, Will Make an Endorsement Before the Competitive Primary Season Draws to a Close. But the Group’s Many Affiliates - Some of Them Major Political Players in Their Own Right - are More Likely to Jump Into the Democratic Fray Before Then. And more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: It’s The 50th Anniversary Of Medicare This Week & New Hampshire Alliance Vice President Asks GOP Presidential Candidate Jeb Bush: “Why Do You Keep Attacking Seniors?”

Published on Thursday, July 30, 2015 in Union Retirees
It’s The 50th Anniversary Of Medicare This Week Members of the Alliance For Retired Americans Will Participate in Events Marking This Important Milestone in Washington, D.C. and in Dozens of Local Communities Over the Next Couple of Weeks and We Need to Make Sure Everyone Understands How Important Guaranteed Health Insurance is Our Families. You Can more»

Are You A Union Retiree Thinking About Voting GOP In The Upcoming Presidential Election – Then Think Again!

Published on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in Union Retirees
(MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE) - As Medicare Celebrates its 50th Anniversary on Thursday (July 30th), the Popular Program Continues to Provide Quality, Affordable Health Care to Seniors Across the United States, and it’s Also in its Strongest Fiscal Shape in Years - Thanks to the Affordable Care Act. So, Why Does the Former Florida Governor and more»

IAM Opens Field Office to Organize Airbus Workers In Alabama

Published on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 in Union Retirees
(MOBILE, ALABAMA) – Taking a Pro-Active Stance, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Have Opened an Organizing Office in Mobile, Alabama in Order to Provide Support for Airbus Workers Interested in Forming a Union at the Company’s Soon to be Completed Final Assembly Line. Located Just Minutes From more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Senate Reauthorizes Older Americans Act

Published on Monday, July 20, 2015 in Union Retirees
Senate Reauthorizes Older Americans Act The U.S. Senate Has Passed S.192: The Older Americans Act (OAA) Reauthorization Act Of 2015. The OAA Provides Essential Services for Nearly 12 Million Seniors, Including Nutrition Programs, Job Training, Caregiver Support, Transportation and Protection From Abuse and Financial Exploitation. The Senate Passed the Bill more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Hundreds Of Alliance Members Converge On Washington For 2015 National Legislative Conference & Lobby Visits ‘Send A Message’

Published on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 in Union Retirees
Hundreds Of Alliance Members Converge On Washington For 2015 National Legislative Conference 400 Activists Have Traveled to Washington, D.C. for the Alliance For Retired Americans’ 2015 National Legislative Conference Last Week. The Activists Reached More Than 150 Offices on Thursday’s Lobby Day, When They Met With Their Members of Congress and more»

Labor Perspective From SEIU Local 503’s Shamus Cooke: Labor Unions Must Act Now To Survive U.S. Supreme Court Deathblow

Published on Thursday, July 9, 2015 in Union Retirees
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Shamus Cooke is a Social Service Worker and Chief Steward for Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 503. He’s a Writer for Workers Action and Can Be Reached at shamuscooke@gmail.com. You Can Directly Access His Labor News Perspective at: more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Supreme Court Decision On Same-Sex Marriage Benefits Older Seniors & The White House Conference On Aging Webcast

Published on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 in Union Retirees
Supreme Court Decision On Same- Sex Marriage Benefits Older Seniors On June 26th, The U.S. Supreme Court Struck Down States’ Same-Sex Marriage Bans, Effectively Legalizing Same Sex Marriage in All 50 States. This Case Builds on the Court’s 2013 Windsor Decision That Struck Down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Allowed for Federal more»

Teachers Say 17 Firings At Urban Prep Charter Schools Were Retaliation For Unionization

Published on Sunday, July 5, 2015 in Union Retirees
(CHICAGO) – In Mid June, During Their Biannual Semester-End Interviews, 17 Teachers Were Informed by School Staff That They Would Not be Returning to Chicago’s Urban Prep Academy Come Fall. The Terminations Came Just Weeks After 61% of Urban Prep’s Teachers Voted to Form a Union and Activists say the Firings Were a Blatant Act of more»

Former CWA President Larry Cohen Joins Bernie Sanders' Presidential Campaign, Citing Hillary Clinton's 'Silence' On Fast Track

Published on Thursday, July 2, 2015 in Union Retirees
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Long-Time Leader of One of the Country’s Most Powerful Labor Unions is Joining the Democratic Presidential Campaign of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (Independent-Vermont), and Outgoing Communications Workers of America (CWA) President Larry Cohen says Presumed Front-Runner Hillary Clinton Made it an Easy Call. Cohen Tells The more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Supreme Court Upholds Federal Insurance Exchange, Benefiting Early Retirees & Older Workers

Published on Monday, June 29, 2015 in Union Retirees
Supreme Court Upholds Federal Insurance Exchange, Benefiting Early Retirees & Older Workers In a 6-to-3 Decision, the U.S. Supreme Court Ruled Last Week in the Case of King v. Burwell That the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Allows Residents of States Using The Federal Insurance Exchange to Receive Premium Subsidies for Their Coverage - an Outcome That more»

Via laborpress.org In New York City: Grocery Workers Union Says Wegmans is Exacerbating ‘Tale Of Two Cities’

Published on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 in Union Retirees
(BROOKLYN, NEW YORK) - In May, the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation Announced the Upstate New York Grocery Supermarket Chain Wegmans Would be an Anchor Tenant Along Admiral’s Row at the Navy Yard. In Response, the New York Grocery Workers Union said That Decision Would Lower Standards for Unionized Grocers in Brooklyn and Thereby Exacerbate more»

National AFL-CIO President Trumka Says Upcoming U.S. Visit Of Pope Francis May Boost Alliance Between Labor Unions & The Church

Published on Monday, June 22, 2015 in Union Retirees
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - It’s Easy to Make the Country’s Most Powerful Labor Leader Go Almost Schoolkid Giddy - Just say: “Pope Francis.” National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Breaks Into a Smile That Would Light Up a Mine Shaft: “Just Talking About Him Makes My Heart ‘Swell Up.’ It Makes Me Feel more»

Union Retiree News From the Alliance For Retired Americans: In A Setback For America’s Retirees, Fast Track Passes U.S. House

Published on Sunday, June 21, 2015 in Union Retirees
In A Setback For America’s Retirees, Fast Track Passes U.S. House After a Temporary Victory on Trade for Retirees, the House of Representatives Brought Up Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) Again, This Time Using Special Maneuvers to Ensure Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Was Attached to a Must-Pass Appropriations Bill. The Vote Passed 218-to-208, more»

Organized Labor Teams Up With The Clean Air Coalition To Carry Out Major Voter Registration Push On Buffalo’s West Side & Into Parts Of Tonawanda This Weekend

Published on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 in Union Retirees
(BUFFALO) – Representatives From 20 or More Affiliated Member Unions of the Western New York AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation (WNYALF) are Expected to Join With the Clean Air Coalition This Saturday (June 20th) to Help With a Voter Registration Push on Buffalo’s West Side and Into Parts of Tonawanda. WNYALF President Richard Lipsitz Told more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: In A Temporary Victory For Seniors, Bad Trade Deal Fails To Advance In House

Published on Sunday, June 14, 2015 in Union Retirees
In Temporary Victory For Seniors, Bad Trade Deal Fails To Advance In House The U.S. House of Representatives Failed to Advance a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Fast Track Authority Legislative Package on Friday, Handing Retirees a Temporary Victory by a Vote of 126-to-302. President Barack Obama's Bid for Fast-Track Trade Authority Had Narrowly Cleared a more»

Wisconsin Labor Committee Approves Prevailing Wage Repeal Bill

Published on Thursday, June 11, 2015 in Union Retirees
(MADISON, WISCONSIN) - The Assembly Labor Committee Has Approved a Measure That Would Eliminate Wisconsin's Prevailing Wage Law. The Committee Voted 5-to-4 in With Republicans in Favor of Advancing the Bill. However, State Republican Representative John Spiros Joined Democrats in Voting Against the Measure, saying: "I'm Looking at it From a more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Medicare Turns 50: A Special New Website Marks A Half-Century Of Health Care For Seniors

Published on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 in Union Retirees
Medicare Turns 50: A Special New Website Marks A Half-Century Of Health Care For Seniors The Alliance For Retired Americans is Pleased to Launch www.medicare50th.org. Click on the Link to Read the Personal Stories of What Medicare Has Meant to Several Alliance Members Personally Since its Inception and How Much it Has Changed Their Lives. As We Approach more»

Gawker Media Votes To Unionize, Joins Writers Guild Of America - 90-Plus% Voter Turnout With 3-To-1 Margin In Favor Of Union

Published on Friday, June 5, 2015 in Union Retirees
(NEW YORK CITY) – The Editorial Staff at Gawker Media Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Unionize With the Writers Guild of America East (WGAE). On Wednesday (June 3rd), 90.7% of Eligible Voters Cast Ballots (107 Out of 118 People) on The Question: Do You Wish to be Represented by the Writers Guild of America East for Purposes of Collective Bargaining With more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: The Alliance Releases Its Annual Congressional Voting Record

Published on Sunday, May 31, 2015 in Union Retirees
The Alliance Releases Annual Congressional Voting Record Last Week, the Alliance For Retired Americans Released its Annual Report Detailing the Voting Record of Every U.S. Representative and Senator on Issues Important to Current and Future Retirees. The Voting Record Looked at 10 Key Votes in Both the Senate and the House and Assigns a Pro-Retiree Score more»

The Washington Post’s Harold Meyerson: Germany Shows The Way On Labor

Published on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 in Union Retirees
“Policy,” says David Rolf, the Seattle union Official Chiefly Responsible for the First Successful Campaigns for a $15 Minimum Wage, “is Just 'Frozen' Power.” By Which Measure, the Problem With U.S. Trade Policy for the Past Quarter-Century is That it Reflects the Growing Imbalance of Power Between Investors, Able to Profit From more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Trans-Pacific Partnership Threatens Medicare

Published on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in Union Retirees
Trans Pacific Partnership Threatens Medicare Last Week the Senate Voted to End Debate on Giving President Obama Fast Track Trade Promotion Authority - Which Would Allow the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to be Implemented Without Amendments. The House of Representatives Has Not Yet Voted on the Measure, Which the Alliance Opposes. Arizona Alliance For more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: New York State Alliance Holds Convention, Elects New Officers

Published on Monday, May 18, 2015 in Union Retirees
New York State Alliance Holds Convention, Elects New Officers Alliance For Retired Americans Executive Director Richard Fiesta Traveled to Latham, New York to Speak at the Recently-Held New York State Alliance For Retired Americans Bi-Annual Convention. New York State AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Terrence Melvin Who Also Serves as the National President of more»

Union Retiree News From the Alliance For Retired Americans: American Postal Workers Union’s National Day Of Action Is Thursday

Published on Monday, May 11, 2015 in Union Retirees
American Postal Workers Union’s National Day Of Action Is Thursday Members of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) are Holding a National Day of Action on Thursday (May 14th) - Six Days Before Their Collective Bargaining Agreement Expires. Allies From the Grand Alliance To Save Our Public Postal Service, Which Includes the Alliance For Retired more»

AFSCME Secretary-Treasurer Laura Reyes: Our Children Need to Hear Us Talk About Unions

Published on Friday, May 8, 2015 in Union Retirees
Recently, a Friend Shared on Facebook A Roughly 35-Year-Old Photograph of Himself as a Toddler, Toted in His Father's Arms on a Union Picket Line. In Our Current Climate of Relentless Attacks on Unions, it Seemed Simultaneously Quaint and Bold. A Colleague of Mine, a Woman Who Works in the Labor Movement and Was Due to Speak at Her Daughter's Career Day more»

Via The Huffington Post: President Obama's Scheduled Visit To Nike Has TPP Trade Deal Skeptics Scratching Their Heads

Published on Thursday, May 7, 2015 in Union Retirees
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - If President Barack Obama Wants to Win Over Liberal Skeptics of His Mammoth Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Trade Deal, he Sure Has a Funny Way of Showing it. On Friday (May 8), the President Plans to Visit Nike's Headquarters in Oregon to Continue Making His Case for the TPP. The TPP is a Multinational Trade Pact the President says more»

Via In These Times From Wisconsin Union Organizer David Goodner: Organized Labor Should Spend The Rest Of 2015 Training Workers How To Fight

Published on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 in Union Retirees
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: David Goodner is Union Organizer in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Originally From Iowa, Goodner Worked in Des Moines as a Community Organizer and Catholic Worker From 2009 to 2014. Your On-Line Labor Newspaper Ran Across an Interesting Labor Take Goodner Had Published In These Times and Thought it Would be of Interest to Our more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Alliance Members Testify Before New York City City Council & Rally To Oppose TPP Agreement

Published on Monday, May 4, 2015 in Union Retirees
Alliance Members Testify Before New York City City Council & Rally To Oppose TPP Agreement Leaders From the Alliance For Retired Americans Joined Other Representatives From New York City’s Labor, Environmental and Social Justice Groups in Opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Trade Agreement Last Week, Testifying Before the New York City more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Senate Finance Committee Approves ‘Fast Track’ Trade Promotion Authority Bill

Published on Sunday, April 26, 2015 in Union Retirees
Senate Finance Committee Approves ‘Fast Track’ Trade Promotion Authority Bill The Senate Finance Committee Voted 20-to-6 Last Week to Approve the Trade Promotion Authority Bill (Also Known as Fast Track) That Would Allow the President Greater Powers to Negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP). With These Expanded Negotiation Powers, more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Prescription Drug Costs May Increase Under Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement

Published on Monday, April 20, 2015 in Union Retirees
Prescription Drug Costs May Increase Under Trans-Pacific Partnership Senior Lawmakers Reached Agreement Last Week on a Trade Promotion Authority Bill to Negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Two Republicans - Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (Republican-Utah) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (Republican-Wisconsin) more»

Get This Working People: NJ Governor & Aspiring Republican Presidential Candidate Christie Wants To Raise Ages For Social Security & Medicare

Published on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 in Union Retirees
(MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE) - New Jersey Governor and Aspiring Republican President Candidate Chris Christie Began a Two-Day Trip This Week to the First Primary State by Calling for Means Testing for Social Security, Raising the Retirement Age for Social Security to 69 and Gradually Raising the Eligibility Age for Medicare. In a Speech he Was to Deliver in more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal Would Likely Raise Prescription Drug Costs & Moves To Expand Social Security Benefits Gain Traction In The Senate

Published on Sunday, April 12, 2015 in Union Retirees
Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal Would Likely Raise Prescription Drug Costs The Much-Debated Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal (TPP) Has Left Many Retirees Concerned Their Prescription Drug Costs Will Increase if a Deal Passes. TPP Will Likely Limit the Ability for the Federal Government to Regulate Drug Prices and Restrict Competition From Generic Drugs. more»

Union Retiree News From the Alliance For Retired Americans: Alliance Hosts White House Conference On Aging Retiree Forums In Phoenix, Seattle & Six Other Cities

Published on Thursday, April 9, 2015 in Union Retirees
Alliance Hosts White House Conference on Aging Retiree Forums in Phoenix, Seattle & Six Other Cities The White House Conference On Aging Occurs Every 10 Years to Develop Solutions to Challenges That Older Americans Face. This Year, the White House is Holding a Series of Regional Events Leading Up to the D.C. Conference. While a Limited Number of more»

Another GOP Attack On Postal Workers: Republican Budget Would Take $32 Billion From Postal Workers’ Retirement Savings

Published on Thursday, April 2, 2015 in Union Retirees
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Republicans Slipped a Little Surprise for Postal and Federal Workers Into Their Recent Budget Proposal - Essentially Making the Thrift Savings Plan’s (TSP) G Fund Worthless, According to The Washington Post’s Joe Davidson: Among the Policy Retreads, There Was a Surprise in the House Package. Republicans Want to Make more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Budget Vote-O-Rama Forces Senators To Take A Stance On Retirement Security & Minimum Wage

Published on Monday, March 30, 2015 in Union Retirees
Budget Vote-O-Rama Forces Senators To Take A Stance On Retirement Security & The Minimum Wage Members of the U.S. Senate Voted On Dozens of Amendments to the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Last Week. This Marathon Vote-O-Rama Session Forced Many Senators, Including 2016 GOP Presidential Hopefuls, to Take Definitive Positions On Issues Such as Raising the more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: House Republican Budget Is A Frontal Assault On Seniors’ Needs

Published on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in Union Retirees
House Republican Budget Is A Frontal Assault On Seniors’ Needs Last Week, Congressional Republicans Put Forward a Version of a Fiscal Year 2016 Budget That Contains Cuts to Medicare Beneficiaries and Threatens Social Security. Alliance For Retired Americans Executive Director Richard Fiesta Issued said: “The Budget Plan Put Forward by House more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Nation's Retirement Income Deficit Now At $7.7 Trillion

Published on Monday, March 16, 2015 in Union Retirees
Nation's Retirement Income Deficit Now At $7.7 Trillion At a Hearing Before the U.S. Senate Special Committee On Aging, Alicia Munnell - Who Serves as Director of the Center For Retirement Research at Boston College, Testified That Over the Last Five Years The Nation’s Retirement Income Deficit (RID) Has Risen From $6.6 Trillion to $7.7 Trillion. The more»

Union Retiree News From the Alliance For Retired Americans: King v. Burwell Supreme Court Case - Affordable Care Act Hangs In The Balance

Published on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Union Retirees
King v. Burwell Supreme Court Case: Affordable Care Act Hangs In The Balance Continued Access to Affordable Health Insurance for Many Early Retirees is at Stake as the U.S. Supreme Court Heard Oral Arguments Last Week in the Case of King v. Burwell, a Lawsuit Challenging Provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Suit Claims it’s Illegal for more»

Union Retiree News From the Alliance For Retired Americans: Alliance Joins House Members To Protect Social Security Disability Insurance

Published on Monday, March 2, 2015 in Union Retirees
Alliance Joins House Members To Protect Social Security Disability Insurance Last Week, the Alliance For Retired Americans Joined Democratic Representatives Xavier Becerra (California), Sander Levin (Michigan), Jan Schakowsky (Illinois) and Doris Matsui (California) and Allies in Speaking Out On a Tele-Press Conference Call That Focused On Protecting more»

From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Alliance Members Visit More Than 120 Congressional Offices During Lobby Week

Published on Monday, February 23, 2015 in Union Retirees
Alliance Members Visit More Than 120 Congressional Offices During Lobby Week Members Of the Alliance For Retired Americans Visited More Than 120 Members of Congress and Staff in Their Home States During the Presidents’ Day Recess. “Under the New (114th) Congress, Retirees Issues are ‘Once Again’ Under Attack From Many Directions, more»

From The Alliance For Retired Americans: U.S. Senators Bernie Sanders & Elizabeth Warren Warn Of Social Security Battle Ahead

Published on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 in Union Retirees
U.S. Senators Bernie Sanders & Elizabeth Warren Warn Of Social Security Battle Ahead U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (Independent-Vermont) says House Republicans Have Already Fired a Warning Shot That They'll Try to Scale Back Future Payouts Under Social Security. Sanders Mentioned the Alliance For Retired Americans and Made the Statement in a Report at more»

From The Alliance For Retired Americans: President’s Budget Offers A ‘Mixed Bag’ For Seniors

Published on Monday, February 9, 2015 in Union Retirees
President’s Budget Offers A ‘Mixed Bag’ For Seniors President Obama Has Presented His Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposal, Offering a Mixed Bag for Seniors. The Budget Contains Several Changes to Medicare, Including Higher Deductibles, New Home Health Co-Pays and Increased Means Testing. However, the Budget Also Contains Several Positives, more»

From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Congress To Create A Commission To ‘Fix’ Social Security

Published on Monday, February 2, 2015 in Union Retirees
Congress To Create A Commission To “Fix” Social Security U.S. Representatives Tom Cole (Republican-Oklahoma) and John Delaney (Democrat-Maryland) Will Introduce a Congressional Bill to Establish a Commission That Will Propose Changes to Social Security. These Changes Will Likely Include Cuts to the Program, Raising of the Retirement Age, more»

From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Alliance Reacts To President Obama’s State Of The Union Address

Published on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 in Union Retirees
Alliance Reacts To President Obama’s State Of The Union Address After President Obama Gave His State of the Union Address, the Alliance Voiced its Approval of His Remarks and Ideas. In Particular, Alliance For Retired Americans Executive Director Richard Fiesta Noted the President’s Initiative to Allow More Family Leave Would Benefit Many more»

From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Budget Committee Chairman Has Social Security In His Crosshairs

Published on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 in Union Retirees
Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price Has Social Security In His Crosshairs U.S. Representative Tom Price (Republican-Georgia), the New House Budget Committee Chairman, Has Hinted to the Heritage Foundation he Has Big Plans for Social Security Reform in the Next Two Years, According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Talking Points Memo Blog. Price more»

From The Alliance For Retired Americans: McConnell Raises The Possibility Of A ‘Grand Bargain’ With President Obama

Published on Monday, January 12, 2015 in Union Retirees
McConnell Raises The Possibility Of A ‘Grand Bargain’ With President Obama In His First Major Speech Since Becoming the New Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell (Republican-Kentucky) Challenged President Obama to Work With Him, Hinting That he is Interested in a Grand Bargain. McConnell Outlined an Ambitious Plan That Includes Social more»

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