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Austin Retiree Activists Continue Hot Pace

You can't stop those Austin retiree activists. You can't even slow them down! They continue taking part in activities that are high in accomplishments for our retiree cause while making more friends for the retiree movement. Austin TARA Deputy Voter Registrars worked at the AC... Read more

Austin Chapter to Plan Even More Action

Our Austin Chapter continues to set a hot pace of activities. The following is from President Glenn Scott: "Hello TARA members, 'This is your reminder of our Austin chapter meeting next Thursday 9/17 at 10 am at the Texas AFL-CIO office at 1204 San Antonio St., 3rd floor ... Read more

Fort Worth Retirees to Gather after Astounding Labor Day Activities

JIm Rivers, President of our Fort Worth Chapter, writes: "Hi Activists, 'The ARA Ft Worth Chapter meets this Wednesday.  We still face the important issues of Social Security, Medicare, Disability Insurance and Dental Insurance to name a few.  The fight continues.   ... Read more

Representative Roberto Alonzo at Social Security Celebration

State Representative Roberto will join the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans and United Auto Workers Local 848 retirees to present a celebration of the 80th anniversary of Social Security. Participants will commit themselves to expanding the program so that it will continue to... Read more

Retirees Spread the Word for Labor Day

"I'm telling everybody I can," responded Gary Livingston when asked if he was supporting the Tarrant County Labor Day picnic scheduled for 1 PM on Sunday, September 6, at Chisholm Park, 2200 Norwood in Hurst. Livingston's help makes a lot of difference because of the long years h... Read more

Austin Retirees Reach Out

At least five top activists from the Austin Chapter of the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans pitched in to help with the Employee Retirement System (ERS) fair on September 2. The ERS is vital to tens of thousands of state employees who depend on it for their pensions. Sometime... Read more

Dallas Chapter Plans Actions

The Dallas Chapter of the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans met on September 2. The top of the agenda was participating in Labor Day activities in North Texas during the Labor Day weekend. We'll march on September 5 in Dallas, picnic in Hurst on September 6, and breakfast on S... Read more

El Paso Retirees Form Organizing Committee

The Texas Alliance for Retired Americans continues its commitment to organizing all Texans. Glenn Scott, President of the Austin Chapter of the Texas Alliance, took some of her vacation time to round up old and new friends in El Paso to form an organizing committee. The group lai... Read more

Build the Movement! All Retirees Out for Labor Day!

Retirees have a terrific opportunity to build our statewide movement at Labor Day activities this year. Our good friends from the union movement will be there, the best of the political activists will come, and everybody will be open to talking about the right to retire in Americ... Read more