January 04, 2016: The Times’ logic might convince even the most conservative among us that it is time to expand Social Security. In 2013, only 44 percent of workers on the bottom half of the income scale had a retirement plan at work. That was down from 54 percent i...Read more >
December 21, 2015:
Last week representatives of several grass roots organizations and Washington DC Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton hand delivered more than 150,000 petition signatures supporting Postal Banking to the U.S. Postal service headquarters.
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December 15, 2015: NARA president Scott Watts presented an award recognizing the work of State Senator Justin Jones on behalf of senior citizens...Read more >
December 15, 2015: Reno Gazette-Journal
Jo Etta Brown interviewed on "Our Own Voices" on Memorial Day regarding Older Americans Month (39:02 to 1:06:12) / wma file
Jo Etta Brown of Gardnerville Elected Executive Vice President for Alliance for Retir...Read more >
December 15, 2015: WITHIN weeks after her 78-year-old husband, James, died last year, Jo Etta Brown, 75, came face to face with the financial realities of being a widow living on Social Security.
After gathering her husband’s death certificate and their marriage ce...Read more >
December 15, 2015: On July 30, Medicare celebrates its 50th birthday as a cornerstone of retirement security in America. This landmark occasion is the perfect time to examine the legacy of the program and reflect upon the positive impact it has had on the lives and hea...Read more >
December 09, 2015: The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on off-patent drug price spikes on December 9, 2015. Americans spent $374 billion on prescription drugs last year. Witnesses provided insight into the causes of these drug price hikes in off-patent...Read more >