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  • Drug Price Spikes Are Hurting Consumers and Medical Providers, Senators Told

    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 Read More >

  • Gov. Abbott Puts A Fox to Watch Pension Henhouse!

    December 04, 2015: Retirees across Texas are protesting Governor Abbott's appointment of Josh McGee to the Texas Pension Review Board. McGee has a long record of advocating taking away "defined benefit" pensions from public employees. He is a Vice Read More >

  • Retirees Celebrate Holidays

    December 04, 2015: Retiree organizations across Texas are starting their holiday celebrations. The Dallas Chapter held a luncheon on December 2 at the Postal Employees' union hall, 2010 Postal Way. Beverly McCray catered the event with terrific chic Read More >

  • North Texans to Celebrate Veterans Day

    November 06, 2015: Veterans Day is to be celebrated at 3 PM on November 11 at the DFW National Veterans Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas 75211. Veterans of Foreign Wars attend the ceremony every year, but this year they will be joined b Read More >


    October 23, 2015: MEDICAID EXPANSION IN TEXAS On October 22, TARA members joined Dallas Texas Organizing Project members at a rally and press conference to EXPAND MEDICAID! Below are the remarks of Field Organizer Judy Bryant which she made at Read More >

  • Retirees Mobilize for Fair Trade

    October 14, 2015: Retirees Mobilize for Fair Trade The Alliance for Retired Americans is urging Texans to join the fight against unfair trade deals because of the prospect of higher prices for drugs and medical equipment. The Texas Alliance has al Read More >

  • Tony Padilla Speaks Up for TARA

    October 13, 2015: An Interview by Tom Herrera – LA VOZ Newspapers October 2015 Herrera: Mr. Padilla as Secretary of the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans (TARA), what is your basic message to interested American voters? Padilla: TARA is curr Read More >

  • Voter Registration Is Critical!

    September 23, 2015: Registering voters and motivating them to vote is an essential part of the retiree movement in Texas. State Organizer Judy Bryant led the way in Dallas this year, while Austin Chapter President Glenn Scott made sure we were effect Read More >

  • Austin Retiree Activists Continue Hot Pace

    September 23, 2015: You can't stop those Austin retiree activists. You can't even slow them down! They continue taking part in activities that are high in accomplishments for our retiree cause while making more friends for the retiree movement. Au Read More >

  • Austin Chapter to Plan Even More Action

    September 14, 2015: Our Austin Chapter continues to set a hot pace of activities. The following is from President Glenn Scott: "Hello TARA members, 'This is your reminder of our Austin chapter meeting next Thursday 9/17 at 10 am at the Texas Read More >

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