December 14, 2020:
Just as Santa Claus delivers presents to the good children of the world, in European folklore there is a character called Krampus that gives the naughty ones their just desserts. In some traditions, Krampus captures the naughty boys and girls...Read more >
August 17, 2020:
Let's talk about Sen. Joni Ernst and what she's done for Iowans the past six years.
To do this we must go to the Alliance for Retired Americans' congressional voting website. Click on Iowa and take a look. On this website is a scorecar...Read more >
May 20, 2020:
Shame on Senator Joni Ernst who earned a 20% score on retiree issues for 2019. We will remember this.
The Alliance for Retired Americans’ annual voting record scores every U.S. Representative and Senator on issues affect...Read more >
March 09, 2016: [flagallery gid=3]
Today Maryland/DC Alliance member Susan Taylor spoke at an event on Capitol Hill urging the Senate to vote on S. 2251, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren's SAVE Benefits Act - providing seniors a one-time payment of $581. The amount is...Read more >
February 11, 2016: John Kasich and Jeb Bush mean trouble for seniors and retirees. The New Hampshire primary results are in, and the top four for the Republicans were businessman Donald Trump, Gov. John Kasich (Ohio), Sen. Ted Cruz (TX), and former Governor Jeb Bush (F...Read more >
January 27, 2016: [caption id="attachment_3359" align="alignnone" width="300"] Cartoon by Graeme MacKay, The Hamilton Spectator[/caption]
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects that Medicare enrollment will grow by more than 30 percent over the next ten yea...Read more >
December 02, 2015: As Congress debates reducing the deficit and demanding health savings, one area where Congress can find significant savings is drug costs. The government should use its bulk purchasing power to obtain the best possible price for pharmaceuticals under...Read more >