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  • Texans Picket Congressman Sam Johnson for Social Security

    December 30, 2016: On December 28, right in the middle of the holidays, Texas seniors picketed Congressman Sam Johnson in Plano. [caption id="attachment_2046" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Some of the picketers posed in front of Johnson's offi Read More >

  • Retirees Must Sound Off!

    December 26, 2016: Texas seniors need to sing our songs and tell our stories everywhere! We expect the worst if we remain quiet! We are contacting key congresspersons, like Lloyd Doggett in the photo above, during the holiday season.  We're Read More >

  • What Do Retirees Have to do with Immigration?

    December 19, 2016: The Texas Alliance for Retired Americans Educational Fund generally sticks to retiree issues such as pensions, Social Security, and health care. So why would our Houston activists eagerly join Mayor Sylvester Turner in a news conf Read More >

  • Rep. Sam Johnson Wants to Cut Our Social Security Drastically

    December 13, 2016: U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson of Plano, R-Texas, chair of the Social Security subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee, has filed a bill that would cut Social Security drastically. Analysts say it could mean a 35% cut from curr Read More >

  • Congressman Doggett Backs Retirees in Fight for Rights

    December 11, 2016: Congressman Lloyd Doggett expects to join the retiree news conference at noon on Thursday, December 15, at the Lamar Seniors Activity Center at 2874 Shoalcrest Ave, corner of 29th and Lamar, in Austin. [caption id="attachment_1 Read More >

  • Texans Starting Fightback — Emergency Council December 15

    November 28, 2016: News articles are announcing that the incoming government is likely to turn Medicare/Medicaid over to the insurance companies. Click here for one of them. [caption id="attachment_1548" align="aligncenter" width="410"] Texas r Read More >

  • Texas Retirees Fight On

    November 23, 2016: Texas retirees will continue to fight to preserve and expand the right to retire in spite of news that even stronger efforts will be made to destroy it. Ed Sills, Communications Director for the Texas AFL-CIO, wrote on Novermbe Read More >

  • Election’s Over, But Not The Fight!

    November 17, 2016: [caption id="attachment_2003" align="aligncenter" width="474"] Retirees on the streets![/caption] Read More >

  • Seniors Are Contemplating Strategies

    November 15, 2016: Texas retirees spent very little time commiserating about the presidential election. Our own performance in the Lone Star State was excellent, so we spent no time at all castigating ourselves. What's taking up our time is analyzin Read More >

  • Texas Retirees Make Historical Contribution

    November 10, 2016: Texas Alliance members had a powerful impact on the 2016 elections. Our six chapters, one in each of the top population centers, took part in every aspect of informing voters and bringing out the vote. It is probably the first tim Read More >

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