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 >
November 06, 2015: [caption id="attachment_912" align="alignleft" width="150"] Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, after a weekly policy luncheon. From left are, Sen. Roy Blunt...Read more >
September 15, 2015: Robert Roach will be President and Joe Peters will be Secretary-Treasurer for the Alliance
Washington, DC - Robert Roach, Jr. of the Bronx, New York, was elected today as President of the Alliance for Retired Americans, succeeding Barbara Easter...Read more >
May 08, 2015: The Senate voted 51 to 48 on Tuesday to pass the first joint congressional budget plan in six years, ratifying a 10-year blueprint that would cut spending by $5.3 trillion, overhaul Medicaid by turning it into block grants, and repeal President Obama...Read more >
October 18, 2014: Rick Snyder and Terri Lynn Land have had damaging effects seniors. Snyder's senior pension tax has hurt seniors. These two "TAX and Spend Extremist" have continued to attack seniors and they have even more plans for future attacks.
Terri Lynn Land...Read more >
July 24, 2014: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Contact: Dick Long, President of Michigan Alliance for Retired Americans, 313. 510.4727
Pledge to REVERSE unfair Taxes and Tax Increases on Michigan Retirees
Today the Michigan Alliance for R...Read more >
June 11, 2014: Everyone,
Yesterday, Senators Mark Begich (D-AK) and Patty Murray (D-WA) announced exciting new legislation to expand Social Security. The Retirement and Income Security Enhancement Act of 2014 (or RAISE Act) would increase benefits for many widow...Read more >
January 15, 2014:
President Long gave his report on MiARA activities since our last general meeting, and then called for a recess for lunch pending arrival of Gubernatorial Candidate Mark Schauer. The attendees enjoyed their catered lunch.
As lunch ended, Keyno...Read more >