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Victory and Further Battle

The Texas Alliance for Retired Americans joined a successful lawsuit to restore straight ticket voting! I believe our plaintiff in the suit was Reverend Harmon Dent of Beaumont. [caption id="attachment_1990" align="aligncenter" width="1874"] Reverend Harmon Dent[/caption] C... Read more

Get the Facts

People are calling the present time "post-truth" because the statements coming from Washington DC are often at odds with the facts. Truth concerning American retirees is available on our national website, Carefully prepared fact sheets are listed u... Read more

Vote By Mail — Apply Now!

Vote By Mail -- Apply Now! Texas voters  should be able to  safely vote from home. It's been legal for all voters twice so far this year, but the Texas Attorney General has kept pressure on the courts to make it illegal. Seniors over 65 and certain others are presently emp... Read more

Cough-In Better Than Coffins

MEDIA ADVISORY April 1, 2020 Contact: Judy Bryant, 214-729-0063 or Jan Lance, 512-627-6081 or Texas Retirees Launch “Cough-In” Campaign  in Response to Lieutenant Governor Patrick  Virtual Week of Action is a Reaction to... Read more

Thanks to Those Helping Out

Texas Alliance for Retired Americans Published by Judy Bryant · April 2 at 5:16 AM ·  TARA says a special Thanks to the following partners who supported our week long Cough In Campaign to Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick! We appreciate you and your members! Te... Read more

“Cough In” to Dan Patrick!

Lt. Governor Dan Patrick shocked viewers on March 23rd when he told Fox News host Tucker Carlson that lots of grandparents would be willing to die from the coronavirus to save their grandchildren from another Great Depression.  It sounded like a Coffin Campaign to a lot of Texa... Read more

Retiree Convention Held

The Dallas and Houston TARA chapters meet this week. If you live in these areas, you have received a separate email about the meetings. TARA Holds Biennial Convention The Texas Alliance for Retired Americans, led by President Tony Padilla, held its Biennial Convention at ... Read more

Decision Time for Retirees

This Friday, January 24, 2020, from 10:3 am-2:30 pm, the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans will hold its Biennial Convention in Austin at the Becky Moeller Auditorium of the Texas AFL-CIO, 1106 Lavaca. There is still time to join us if you’re interested. Please reply to this... Read more

Set Your Calendar for Convention

The Golden Triangle, Fort Worth and Austin TARA chapters meet this week. If you live in these areas, you will receive a separate email about the meeting.   PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE TARA CONVENTION! Please mark your calendars for Friday, January 24, 2020, from 11:00 a... Read more