August 05, 2022: The League of Women Voters provides terrific non-partisan resources for Texas voters. One of our key voting experts, Jan Lance of Austin, recommends their helpful explanations of how to maneuver through the voting obstacles manufactured by reactionar...Read more >
June 30, 2022: The pandemic did not deter the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans. We continued our fight for improvements in the lives of Texas retirees.
We added two important chapters: West Fort Worth and San Antonio. TARA holds monthly meetings in all the m...Read more >
June 27, 2022: Tired of waiting around passively for the next disaster? Ready to take things in hand? Our middle names in TARA are "ACTION!" TActionRAction!
June 30, 4PM: National webinar "Organizing on Facebook." Free registration here
July 6, 12:30PM: D...Read more >
April 09, 2022:
Texas seniors and other eligibles are already getting their mail-in ballots!
Different parts of the state will get different candidates and issues, but all ballots will include two propositions designed to lower property taxes for seniors. The Tex...Read more >
March 21, 2022: Texas Alliance for Retired Americans experts will lead a webinar at 6PM on Thursday, March 24. Please join us:
Topic: Voting Rights
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
816 423...Read more >
March 14, 2022: How Many Tried and Failed?
In the March 1 election, around 27,000 Texans had trouble voting by mail. Newspersons said they were “rejected,” but around 9,000 of them were eventually able to get their ballots to count. That leaves about 18,000 Tex...Read more >
February 20, 2022: Just because the first deadline for vote-by-mail applications has passed, you can still win this key battle against the voter suppressors! There's plenty of time to apply to VBM in the runoff! And there are months between now and the deadline for the...Read more >
February 15, 2022: The voter suppressors made it harder to mail in ballots. Here are tips from Kenneth Williams, the President of the Dallas Chapter of TARA:
There are a number of key items to remember when you are completing your mail in ballot:
1. You have to i...Read more >
February 01, 2022: Even though certain politicians have tried to make it harder to vote by mail, it remains the simplest and easiest way for senior and disabled Texans to practice their freedoms.
Frequently Asked Questions
Dallas TARA President Kenneth Williams prepa...Read more >
January 10, 2022:
Call to Order..................................................... Gene Lantz, TARA President
Introduction....................... Tony Padilla, IAM TARA E-Board Member and former TARA President
Building Retiree Power: ...........Read more >