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Arizona Retirees Cheer House Action to Lower the Price of Health Care, Prescription Drugs, and Create Good Paying Jobs

Saundra Cole, President of the Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans, issued the following statement regarding the U.S. House passage of the Build Back Better Act: (Phoenix) — “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Reps. Gallego, Grijalva, Kirkpatrick, O’Halleran and Stanton d... Read more

Retirees Applaud House Passage of Build Back Better Act that Lowers Drug Costs, Funds Home Care, Adds Guaranteed Hearing Benefit to Medicare

Statement by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding passage of President Biden’s Build Back Better Act, H.R. 5376, in the U.S. House: “The Alliance for Retired Americans applauds the House passage of the historic Build Back Bett... Read more

Retirees Urge Sen. Sinema Not to Turn Her Back on Arizona Seniors

The following statement was issued by Saundra Cole, President of the Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding media  reports that Sen. Kyrsten Sinema opposes President Biden’s plan to lower prescription drug costs and will not support a reconciliation bill if the Hous... 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

‘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