December 22, 2021: Texas candidates who would like retiree recommendations may answer our on-line questionnaire at https://forms.gle/cjgURiszgFpZMcaB7 .
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The December 22 Execu...Read more >
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 asked to coordinate eff...Read more >
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.
Building our progressiv...Read more >
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 reactionaries several ti...Read more >
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 talking about it an...Read more >
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’.
They will make ...Read more >
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 rights of Texans, effec...Read more >
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.
People celebrate...Read more >
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 regulators have yet to issue...Read more >
August 26, 2021: Texas retirees are not surrendering to the anti-voter politicians. We will go on demanding federal voter laws and, whether we get legislation or not, we will be hitting back hard in every election!
Right now, we can start registering Texa...Read more >