January 22, 2018: Texas retirees set new “firsts” at our convention in Austin on January 19. It was the first time that our state meeting represented seven active chapters – one in each of the major metropolitan areas. It was the first time that a major leader f...Read more >
January 18, 2018: Texas Alliance for Retired Americans Educational Fund
Report of Recent Developments
TARA-EF is successful on every front. In all its history, Texas seniors have never had such an effective advocacy group!
Our strength begins with our national or...Read more >
January 18, 2018: Texas seniors know what discrimination means, and we stand against it!
TARA Secretary Tony Padilla and other senior activists were at MLK activities in Austin
Across the state, Texas retirees joined in celebrating the birthday of the great Mart...Read more >
January 09, 2018: A Proposed Program for Texas Seniors
Texas activists will gather at 1PM on January 19 at the Downtown Sheraton in Austin for our biennial convention. It is an opportunity to plan a program for the organization’s next two years. My ideas presented ...Read more >
January 09, 2018: The Texas Alliance for Retired Americans Facebook Page just received its one-thousandth "like." That means that 1,000 people will have an opportunity to see every important posting!
"Invite Friends" to "like" our Facebook page. Spread the word...Read more >
December 15, 2017: Think Big!
Think Even Bigger!
If TARA activists are audacious, we can change senior voting patterns in Texas next year.
Our biggest and most important state convention is set for 1-4 PM on January 19 in Austin. Activists around the state should ...Read more >
December 08, 2017: Dallas retirees began some serious election planning at our December 6 meeting.
Early in January, we'll begin a statewide push for "vote by mail" for all Texans over 65 years old. At the same time, we will begin helping senior voters one precinc...Read more >
November 13, 2017: 2018 Elections Are Underway
Would you consider becoming a Precinct Chair in 2018? They are the central grass-roots organizers who will turn out the vote in November. Precinct Chairs must nominate themselves during the same period as candidates. The ...Read more >
November 01, 2017: We're Fighters!
[caption id="attachment_2294" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Picketing against tax giveaways and budget cuts on November 1[/caption]
The Dallas Chapter meeting started right after we did yet another downtown picket for retiree r...Read more >
October 18, 2017: The Texas AFL-CIO polled labor leaders across the state then came up with these recommendations for the November 7 election:
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS 2017
Proposition 1 - FOR
HJR 1 by Rep. Bell (Sponsor: Sen. Creighton). Currently, partia...Read more >