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Seniors Are Contemplating Strategies

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 analyzing the situation and coming up with the best possib... Read more

Texas Retirees Make Historical Contribution

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 time, ever, that Texas retirees took an independent r... Read more

Retirees Are Changing Texas Elections!

New records are being set in Texas  vote-by-mail totals as we get ready for Wednesday's meetings of two of our biggest chapters -- Dallas and Houston. [caption id="attachment_1982" align="aligncenter" width="523"] From voter registration to the voting booth, we're involved![/... Read more

Dallas Plans Attack on the Right to Retire

Seniors in Dallas are already receiving their vote-by-mail ballots. The wording for Proposition One is completely unreadable and totally misleading. Fortunately, the Dallas newspaper has provided some insights into what Proposition One would actually do. Lico Reyes and Lawrence C... Read more

Phone Banking Works for Seniors!

It's time to phone bank if you want to win in 2016!   [caption id="attachment_1968" align="alignnone" width="1167"] Maralyn Hamaker makes calls to Dallas area seniors[/caption] See for a short video on phone banking for Texas seniors. ... Read more

Giant Week for Texas Seniors

Everything is happening this week, and it's all important! [caption id="attachment_1880" align="aligncenter" width="682"] Judy Bryant, champion phone banker[/caption] We're meeting, planning, phone banking, door knocking, fund raising, and everything we can think of for se... Read more

You Can’t Be Shy About Money

Organized retirees are changing Texas -- one person at a time, one vote at a time, one dollar at a time! People are the most important, but money matters! [caption id="attachment_1961" align="aligncenter" width="576"] Passing the hat[/caption] In the largest Texas populatio... Read more

Retiree Cause Needs Publicity!

Tony Padilla never misses a chance to promote the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans. Tony was published in "La Voz." Everybody associated with the retiree movement is encouraged to "get some ink" and publicize our cause wherever possible! –Gene Lantz, President ... Read more

Retirees List Favorite Candidates

  Texas Alliance for Retired Americans Endorsements for November 8, 2016 Election Our national Alliance for Retired Americans has endorsed the following candidates for office: President:  Hillary Clinton Candidates for Re-election to Congress: Cong. Gene Green-District... Read more