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  • KHN: Federal Judge Rules Medicare Patients Can Challenge ‘Observation Care’ Status

    March 30, 2020: By Susan Jaffe Hundreds of thousands of Medicare beneficiaries who have been denied coverage for nursing home stays because their time in the hospital was changed from “inpatient” to “observation care” can now appeal to Read More >

  • Texas Seniors Are Developing a Winning Program

    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. Read More >

  • Fight, Texans! Our Lives Depend on It!

    July 25, 2017: The Texas Alliance for Retired Americans continues our statewide fight for health care and retiree rights. [caption id="attachment_1448" align="alignright" width="472"] Austin TARA on front line for health care[/caption] & Read More >

  • More Ways for Seniors to Make a Difference!

    May 15, 2017: As the Fort Worth retiree chapter meeting nears, even more opportunities for seniors have come up. We're calling right now for pension justice, and we're planning a rally on May 24th. Chapter President Jim Rivers writes: "Even Read More >

  • Texans Join National Health Care Protests

    May 12, 2017: National Alliance for Retired Americans called for protests of the Republican Health Care law on May 12, 2017. Texans joined in. Organizer Judy Bryant set up our action for 10 AM at Congressman Pete Sessions' Dallas office. Read More >

  • Seniors Talk, People Listen

    May 12, 2017: Texas organizer Judy Bryant spoke to the monthly luncheon of UAW Local 848 on May 11, 2017. [caption id="attachment_2173" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Judy Bryant at UAW 848[/caption] Her topic, of course, was the health Read More >

  • Retirees Fighting to Save Healthcare

    May 04, 2017: All over Texas, our members fought the health care battle in the U.S. House right up to the moment we heard they had passed it. Click here to join the fight! [caption id="attachment_2161" align="aligncenter" width="720"] Dal Read More >

  • Election Choice Couldn’t Be More Clear

    September 02, 2016: Usually, candidates and political parties avoid saying anything about retiree issues, but the 2016 candidates and party platforms are crystal clear! If Texas seniors vote on our basic issues of pensions, health care and So Read More >

  • What’s Our Strategy?

    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 othe Read More >

  • Texas Issues: Should We Be All Things to All People?

    April 20, 2016: Texas issues: Why We Aren’t “All Things to All People.” When the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans began to rack up some modest success, people started asking us to take on more issues. When an organization only has a Read More >

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