February 16, 2021: By Harris Meyer
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.
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January 07, 2021: By Harris Meyer
Sharon Clark is able to get her life-sustaining cancer drug, Pomalyst — priced at more than $18,000 for a 28-day supply — only because of the generosity of patient assistance foundations.
Clark, 57, a former insurance agent...Read more >
December 17, 2019: The Austin TARA chapter meets this week. If you live in this area, you will receive a separate email about the meeting,
TARA MEMBERS CONGRATULATE JOE ARABIE
TARA activists, including President Tony Padilla and Executive Board member Elaine ...Read more >
October 14, 2019: The Fort Worth TARA Chapter meets on Wednesday. If you live in this area, you will receive a separate email about the meeting.
TARA MEMBERS SAY LOWER PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRICES NOW!
TARA members in Houston, Austin and Dallas took part in a Natio...Read more >
August 19, 2019: The Fort Worth TARA Chapter meets this week. If you live in this area, you will receive a separate email about the meeting.
Please note below the National Day of Action To Put People Over Pharma Profits on Tuesday, August 20. Please click the li...Read more >
June 25, 2019: TARA MEMBERS SAY NO TO HIGH DRUG PRICES!
Americans pay the highest prescription prices in the world. As part of an ARA Action Day, detailed below, the TARA Austin chapter recently called their members of Congress during a meeting to demand that they...Read more >
June 18, 2016: The Texas AFL-CIO allowed the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans Educational Fund 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 ...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 >
January 13, 2016:
President's Last State of the Union Speech has Strong Implications
for Social Security, Medicare and Pensions
Retirees Remain Apprehensive about Trans Pacific Partnership
Robert Roach, Jr., President of the Alliance for Ret...Read more >