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  • Make Your Tribute to Tony

    June 16, 2021: The Texas Alliance for Retired Americans is organizing a tribute to our beloved President, Tony Padilla. He stepped down on June 14 because he and Mrs Padilla decided he should put his health first. Officers of the Texas Al Read More >

  • Please, Write a Letter to Editors

    June 09, 2021: Anybody, any time, can write a letter to editors.  If it gets published  or read on the news, it will reach more people than one could reach with months of calling or door canvassing. The trick is getting it published. The Main Read More >

  • All Must be Vaccinated

    June 07, 2021: Texas retirees are not taking our eyes off the critical struggle for voter rights, but we continue to champion other senior issues. On June 7, we joined a coalition for a rally at the German Embassy in Dallas to "Free the Vaccine! Read More >

  • Members of Congress Suggest Expanding Medicare Telehealth Options

    May 24, 2021: Early on in the pandemic, the federal government expanded telehealth services covered under traditional Medicare on a temporary, emergency basis. Before, only patients who lived in rural areas could access telehealth options from Read More >

  • Hearing Exposes Greed of Drug Corporation AbbVie

    May 24, 2021: According to a study released on May 18 by the U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee, the pharmaceutical corporation AbbVie has raised prices 470% in the United States for its widely used drugs Humira and Imbruvica over the pa Read More >

  • We Are For Voting Rights!

    April 19, 2021: The Texas Alliance for Retired Americans (TARA) needs you.  We want you to help us fight Texas voter suppression. We oppose legislation (as in SB 7 and HB 6) that limits early-voting hours, creates new obstacles to Read More >

  • KHN: Biden Seeks $400 Billion to Buttress Long-Term Care. A Look at What’s at Stake.

    April 12, 2021: There’s widespread agreement that it’s important to help older adults and people with disabilities remain independent as long as possible. But are we prepared to do what’s necessary, as a nation, to make this possible? Th Read More >

  • “Free the Vote” Rally on Facebook

    April 05, 2021: Seniors Oppose Voter Suppression. TARA "Free the Vote" Rally on Facebook Leaders of the Texas retiree movement and voter rights experts will speak on the Texas Retired Americans Facebook Page at 6 PM Friday, April 9. Texas has Read More >

  • ‘I Can Breathe Again’: Older Adults Begin to Test Freedom After Covid Vaccinations

    April 05, 2021: With a mix of relief and caution, older adults fully vaccinated against covid-19 are moving out into the world and resuming activities put on hold during the pandemic. Many are making plans to see adult children and hug gra Read More >

  • Texas Retirees Stand with Voters

    April 01, 2021:   NEWS RELEASE April 1, 2021 Contacts: Tony Padilla, 512-552-8703 or Judy Bryant, 214-729-0063 or Texas Retirees Stand Against Voter Suppression Legislation  Se Read More >

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