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Alliance for Retired Americans Enthusiastically Endorses Joe Biden for Reelection

Washington, DC -- Citing President Biden’s record of commitment to retirement security for every American, the Alliance for Retired Americans, a national grassroots advocacy organization, today endorsed Joe Biden for reelection as President and Kamala Harris as Vice President. ... Read more

Retiree Group Presents Sen. Jacky Rosen with a “Retiree Hero” Award

Reno, NV - Members of the Nevada Alliance for Retired Americans (NARA) proudly honored Sen. Jacky Rosen of Nevada with a “Retiree Hero” award for her 100% pro-retiree voting record in 2022. The event took place Monday at the Nevada AFL-CIO convention in Reno. In honoring S... Read more

KHN: Over Half of States Have Rolled Back Public Health Powers in Pandemic

Republican legislators in more than half of U.S. states, spurred on by voters angry about lockdowns and mask mandates, are taking away the powers state and local officials use to protect the public against infectious diseases. People celebrate on Aug. 12, after the Salt La... Read more

View NARA’s Forum on the Five 2020 Ballot Questions

Learn more about Nevada's Five 2020 Ballot questions.  Please see the general description of the issues from the Las Vegas Sun, followed by  a link to NARA's forum on September 30, 2020 with more information. BOARD OF REGENTS Question 1 on the ballot would remove the Boar... Read more

‘Hobnobbing With Billionaires in Davos,’ Trump Admits—If Reelected—He Will Seek to Cut Social Security, Medicaid, and Medicare

"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." By Jon Queally, staff writer Common Dreams ... Read more

The White House Says Nursing Home Regulations Are Too Tough

By Ina Jaffe, NPR - WAMU 88.5 November 30, 2019 Heard on Weekend Edition Saturday Transcript: SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Rolling back federal regulations has been a cornerstone of the Trump presidency. Now the administration has proposed rolling back some Obama-era rules... Read more

Medicare Fraudsters Now Tap Telemedicine In Medical Equipment Scams

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 father was experiencing back pain and would like ... Read more

The Deep Divide: State Borders Create Medicaid Haves And Have-Nots

By Laura Ungar, Kaiser Health News A few years ago, Patricia Powers briefly thought about moving from her home in St. Louis County, Mo., across the river into Illinois ― for Medicaid. “You ask yourself: Where do you go? What do you do?” After years without health insura... Read more

GOP’s Latest Health Care Plan Takes Aim at Americans with Pre-existing Conditions While Protecting Members of Congress and Staff

Still Contains the Unsavory Parts of the Previous Attempt at “Reform” The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in response to media reports on the House Republicans' latest plan to repeal the Affordable... Read more