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Arizona Retiree Leader to Sen. Sinema: Do What it Takes to Protect Our Voting Rights!
Statement by Saundra Cole, President of the Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding votes in the U.S Senate this week on sidelining the filibuster and passing the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act.
“Senate Democrats have the power this week to protect our right to... Read more
HISTORIC VOTE: U.S. House Passes Build Back Better Act to Lower Health Care and Energy Costs, Create Jobs, Cut Pollution that Causes Climate Change
Dora Vasquez, Executive Director of the Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans, issued the following statement after the U.S. House passed President Biden’s Build Back Better Act (BBB), sending the sweeping health care, jobs and climate legislative package to the United States ... Read more
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
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