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TARA Chapters Celebrate Older Americans Month
The Houston TARA Chapter met on Wednesday, May 2 , to celebrate Older Americans Month at the Dinner Bell Cafe. Andy Hardwick, from the Social Security Administration, spoke about Social Security Benefits, the WEP offset and how that impacts TRS Pensions. He encouraged members to ... Read more
We Remember Our Workers!
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Texas has more workplace deaths than any other state. The number of injuries are also not accurately documented for many reasons, including failure of employers and insurance companies to even report accidents. Texas workers stru... Read more
Austin Activists Celebrate Earth Day
Texas AFL-CIO President John Patrick welcomed Austin TARA-EF members to their recent meeting and praised their advocacy work. To celebrate Earth Day, they heard from environmentalist Chris Searles on solutions to the climate crisis. Chapter President Glenn Scott shared the AR... Read more
Grow With Houston TARA!
The Texas Alliance for Retired Americans is growing! Thanks to members of HFT, APWU, CWA, AFSCME, SOAR (USW), IAM-CW and the Community who aided this growth. They recently met at the Ceole Speight House of Labor with TARA-EF Field Organizer Judy Bryant to officially form a new Ho... Read more
TARA Joins TOP to EXPAND MEDICAID
MEDICAID EXPANSION IN TEXAS
On October 22, TARA members joined Dallas Texas Organizing Project members at a rally and press conference to EXPAND MEDICAID! Below are the remarks of Field Organizer Judy Bryant which she made at the event.
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