January 15, 2017: The Texas Legislative session began January 10 and the federal government is changing hands. Retirees aren't sitting on ours! For most of Texas, the next big public event is Martin Luther King Jr celebrations on the 16th.
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January 02, 2017: Voters over 65 years old can vote by mail in Texas. Even better, they 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 year!
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December 19, 2016: The Texas Alliance for Retired Americans generally sticks to retiree issues such as pensions, Social Security, and health care. So why would our Houston activists eagerly join Mayor Sylvester Turner in a news conference declaring solidarity with immi...Read more >
November 28, 2016: News articles are announcing that the incoming government is likely to turn Medicare/Medicaid over to the insurance companies. Click here for one of them.
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November 15, 2016: Texas retirees spent very little time commiserating about the presidential election. Our own performance in the Lone Star State was excellent, so we spent no time at all castigating ourselves. What's taking up our time is analyzing the situation and ...Read more >
November 10, 2016: Texas Alliance members had a powerful impact on the 2016 elections. Our six chapters, one in each of the top population centers, took part in every aspect of informing voters and bringing out the vote. It is probably the first time, ever, that Texas ...Read more >
October 05, 2016: It's time to phone bank if you want to win in 2016!
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See https://youtu.be/CW7vQZ5XQl8 for a short video on phon...Read more >
October 03, 2016: Everything is happening this week, and it's all important!
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We're meeting, planning, phone banking, door knocking, fund raising, and ever...Read more >
September 29, 2016: Organized retirees are changing Texas -- one person at a time, one vote at a time, one dollar at a time! People are the most important, but money matters!
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September 20, 2016:
Texas Alliance for Retired Americans Endorsements for November 8, 2016 Election
Our national Alliance for Retired Americans has endorsed the following candidates for office:
President: Hillary Clinton
Candidates for Re-election to Congre...Read more >