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  • Our Vote Is Our Voice

    December 29, 2021: We Will Not Be Silenced! Texans over 65 and certain others should apply to vote by mail early in 2022. One application can make voting easy in every election throughout the year! The easy way is to go to http://register2vote.o Read More >

  • We’re Ready

    December 22, 2021: Texas candidates who would like retiree recommendations may answer our on-line questionnaire at . [caption id="attachment_3020" align="aligncenter" width="474"] Our new chapter[/caption] T Read More >

  • Win With TARA!

    December 04, 2021: Texas retirees are gathering strength for a mighty challenge in 2022. We need maximum resources in the form of members and dollars. Possible donors are being contacted, and every Texan who supports the right to retire is being ask Read More >

  • You, Elections, and the Movement

    November 22, 2021: Even before the December 13 candidate filing deadline falls, individual Texans are “choosing up sides” over their favorite candidates. Please allow me to argue that, no matter whom they choose, they are making an error. Bui Read More >

  • Retirees Reach Out

    November 05, 2021: In early November, we received great news that the Build Back Better legislation in Congress would include lowering drug prices. Since negotiations first began, our issues have been pulled in by progressives and pushed out by reac Read More >

  • Start Now! Why Wait?

    October 31, 2021: Texas retirees do not have to be convinced of the importance of the 2022 mid-term elections.  We're already working by registering voters. On an earlier post, we outlined the basics on voter registration.  But we continue Read More >

  • Leaders Chair Meetings

    October 04, 2021: The internet is full of advice on how to chair a meeting. Here is an example: A good chair helps the meeting to run smoothly and efficiently. The person who chairs a meeting can sometimes be referred to as the ‘facilitator’ Read More >

  • TARA Continues Fight for Voter Rights

    September 24, 2021: On September 7, 2021, Texas Alliance for Retired Americans and allied advocacy groups sued Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and other state officials to block SB 1, which would impose severe new restrictions on the voting rig Read More >

  • KHN: Over Half of States Have Rolled Back Public Health Powers in Pandemic

    September 17, 2021: Republican legislators in more than half of U.S. states, spurred on by voters angry about lockdowns and mask mandates, are taking away the powers state and local officials use to protect the public against infectious diseases. Read More >

  • Apple, Bose and Others Pump Up the Volume on Hearing Aid Options, Filling Void Left by FDA

    August 31, 2021: Spurred by decades of complaints about the high cost of hearing aids, Congress passed a law in 2017 to allow over-the-counter sales, with hopes it would boost competition and lower prices. Four years later, federal regulato Read More >

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