July 11, 2016: The July 30 anniversary of Medicare/Medicaid and the August 13 anniversary of Social Security are coming up. Texas retirees have set an ambitious program of celebrating our past accomplishments and committing ourselves to continue fighting. We have s...Read more >
June 18, 2016: The Texas AFL-CIO allowed the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans to use their meeting room at the Texas Democratic Party convention at the Alamodome in San Antonio on June 17. Over 100 activists put off their lunch time to discuss strategies for fi...Read more >
May 17, 2016: What's Our Strategy?
Here are some ideas to start a statewide discussion on our strategy for building a statewide grassroots movement of organizations within Texas that represents retired union members, their families, and other senior community a...Read more >
May 04, 2016: For immediate release May 5, 2016
Federal Medicaid Extension not a long term solution for Texans
For information contact Gene Lantz 214-942-4236, firstname.lastname@example.org
Medicaid expansion was ignored. Texas officials and Hospital administ...Read more >
February 11, 2016: John Kasich and Jeb Bush mean trouble for seniors and retirees. The New Hampshire primary results are in, and the top four for the Republicans were businessman Donald Trump, Gov. John Kasich (Ohio), Sen. Ted Cruz (TX), and former Governor Jeb Bush (F...Read more >
January 27, 2016: [caption id="attachment_3359" align="alignnone" width="300"] Cartoon by Graeme MacKay, The Hamilton Spectator[/caption]
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects that Medicare enrollment will grow by more than 30 percent over the next ten yea...Read more >
October 23, 2015:
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.
The Texa...Read more >
July 25, 2015: The Austin Chapter of Texas Alliance for Retired Americans held one of the 90 nationwide celebrations of the 50th anniversary of Medicare/Medicaid on July 25. Congressman Lloyd Doggett joined a program of luminaries, music, and information all design...Read more >
July 25, 2015: Celebrate, Defend, and Expand Medicare/ Medicaid!
12:30 PM July 30, 50th Anniversary of Medicare signing
334 Centre (At Bishop)
Dallas, Texas 75208
Mayor Pro Tem Monica Alonzo will lead a program of information and music leading to a fi...Read more >
July 20, 2015: Retiree leader Mary Holomek invites everyone who supports the right to retire to a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Medicare/Medicaid. Come to 98 W Hurst Blvd in Hurst at 11AM on Thursday, July 23. The building is a UAW hall just a few blocks w...Read more >