February 25, 2016: Michigan Alliance for Retired Americans Biannual Convention March 31, 2016~ Convention Call
YOU’RE INVITED! The Michigan Alliance for Retired Americans invites all union and community based retirees, members, affiliates, and guests to attend its...Read more >
February 25, 2016: Below is the link to the official Michigan Retired Americans Nomination form
MI Official Nomination Form-FINAL...Read more >
February 25, 2016: Use the attached form to print your conference registration form.
Convention Call Letter with Registration Form
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February 11, 2016: John Kasich and Jeb Bush mean trouble for seniors and retirees. The New Hampshire primary results are in, and the top four for the Republicans were businessman Donald Trump, Gov. John Kasich (Ohio), Sen. Ted Cruz (TX), and former Governor Jeb Bush (F...Read more >
January 27, 2016: [caption id="attachment_3359" align="alignnone" width="300"] Cartoon by Graeme MacKay, The Hamilton Spectator[/caption]
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects that Medicare enrollment will grow by more than 30 percent over the next ten yea...Read more >
January 13, 2016:
President's Last State of the Union Speech has Strong Implications
for Social Security, Medicare and Pensions
Retirees Remain Apprehensive about Trans Pacific Partnership
Robert Roach, Jr., President of the Alliance for Ret...Read more >
January 04, 2016: The New York Times editorial board wrote recently that we need to expand Social Security. It was a wonderful way to start the new year – and a fitting position, given that Social Security recipients will not receive a cost-of-living adjustment (COL...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 >
December 08, 2015: A September 2015 Kaiser study showed that 89% of Americans surveyed support the idea that doctors should have end of life discussions with their patients. Further, 81% also believed that Medicare should cover those discussions.
When Centers for Me...Read more >
November 06, 2015: After months of secret negotiations, the Obama Administration released the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal on Thursday.
“Now that the final wording has been made public, we know that seniors are right to be worried about t...Read more >