March 02, 2021: We have to fight once more for the right to vote.
White southerners were outraged when other people won the vote after the Civil War. Eventually, through outright violence and reactionary local laws, white southerners prevailed from roughly 1876 t...Read more >
March 01, 2021: By Sarah Jane Tribble
The World Health Organization greenlighted emergency use of AstraZeneca and Oxford’s covid-19 vaccine this month, following in the steps of the United Kingdom, the European Union and others, who are already injecting i...Read more >
February 22, 2021: By Judith Graham
Opening another front in the nation’s response to the pandemic, medical centers and other health organizations have begun sending doctors and nurses to apartment buildings and private homes to vaccinate homebound seniors.
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February 16, 2021: Fed up with a lack of federal action to lower prescription drug costs, state legislators around the country are pushing bills to penalize drugmakers for unjustified price hikes and to cap payment at much-lower Canadian levels.
These bills, sponsor...Read more >
February 02, 2021: By Arthur Allen and Liz Szabo
When getting vaccinated against covid-19, there’s no sense being picky. You should take the first authorized vaccine that’s offered, experts say.
The newest covid vaccine on the horizon, from Johnson & J...Read more >
January 27, 2021: By Phil Galewitz
Americans’ reluctance to get vaccinated for covid-19 is waning, according to a poll released Wednesday.
Nearly half of adults surv...Read more >
January 17, 2021:
Hi TARA Friends,
We know that the Texas Covid19 Vaccination program has been a frustrating disaster for most people. Governor Greg Abbott needs to hear our voices because we all des...Read more >
January 06, 2021: Fund Raiser January 9
The Texas Alliance for Retired Americans annual fund raiser is Saturday, January 9, at 4 PM. Our main speaker is Montserrat Garribay of the Texas AFL-CIO.
TARA continues to defend our rights even as a hostile government, mal...Read more >
January 02, 2021: Vote By Mail — Apply Now!
Texas seniors over 65 and certain others are empowered to vote safely by mail. Even better, we only have to ask once for an application that applies to every election in a given year. So, apply now and vote by mail all y...Read more >
December 20, 2020: Texas retiree activists will continue putting the "move" in "movement" during 2021. Our January 9 fund raiser must undergird another year of battling for retiree rights. We are currently asking for large and small donations to be sent to Treasurer Te...Read more >