January 07, 2021: By Harris Meyer
Sharon Clark is able to get her life-sustaining cancer drug, Pomalyst — priced at more than $18,000 for a 28-day supply — only because of the generosity of patient assistance foundations.
Clark, 57, a fo Read More >
October 01, 2020:
When Chuck Grassley & Joni Ernst refused to hold a hearing on President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, I thought they were being racist and playing partisan politics. They insisted that voters “needed a say” 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 w 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 Sena Read More >
March 30, 2020: By Susan Jaffe
Hundreds of thousands of Medicare beneficiaries who have been denied coverage for nursing home stays because their time in the hospital was changed from “inpatient” to “observation care” can now appeal to Read More >
January 23, 2020: "It'll be toward the end of the year," Trump said from Davos, Switzerland. "And at the right time, we will take a look at that. You know, that's actually the easiest of all things, if you look, cause it's such a big percentage."
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October 18, 2019: By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News OCTOBER 9, 2019
(Hannah Norman/KHN illustration; Getty Images)
Dean Ernest had been living in a nursing home about a year when his son, John, got a call last winter asking if his 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 >
November 02, 2017: Retirees are Already Calling Capitol Hill Switchboard to Protest
The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding today’s rollout of the GOP tax bill b Read More >
October 26, 2017: Will Lead to Massive Cuts to Medicare and Medicaid
The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding today’s vote on the Fiscal Year 2018 budget resoluti Read More >