Our Issues

Medicare

  • Retirees Reach Out

    November 05, 2021: In early November, we received great news that the Build Back Better legislation in Congress would include lowering drug prices. Since negotiations first began, our issues have been pulled in by progressives and pushed out by reac Read More >

Medicaid

  • Retirees Reach Out

    November 05, 2021: In early November, we received great news that the Build Back Better legislation in Congress would include lowering drug prices. Since negotiations first began, our issues have been pulled in by progressives and pushed out by reac Read More >

Social Security

Fair Trade

  • Texans Strategize in San Antonio

    June 18, 2016: The Texas AFL-CIO allowed the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans 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 discu Read More >

  • Retirees Stand Against Unfair Trade

    January 19, 2016: Texas retirees took the lead in opposing unfair trade on January 12, the same day that President Obama pushed the unfair "Trans Pacific Partnership" in his State of the Union address. Our Austin and Dallas rallies coincided with 2 Read More >

State Issues

  • Vote-By-Mail IS Still Best

    January 17, 2022: For eligible Texas voters, which includes all of us over 65,  Vote-by-Mail is STILL the best option.  News headlines have it wrong; they are saying that large numbers of VBM applications are being "rejected for good," but they a Read More >

  • TARA Convention, January 19, 2022

    January 10, 2022:   Call to Order..................................................... Gene Lantz, TARA President Introduction....................... Tony Padilla, IAM TARA  E-Board Member    and former TARA President Building Retir Read More >