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

  • Every Texan Needs Health Insurance!

    April 20, 2022: Since Obamacare was first passed, Texas Alliance for Retired Americans has urged Texas politicians to take the free federal dollars available to expand Medicaid. At least a million of the most needy Texans would get health coverag Read More >

  • 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

  • Election Is Upon Us!

    October 02, 2022: Member of our Coastal Bend Chapter report that they are already receiving their 2022 mail-in ballots. No more putting off election work because it has already begun! TARA will make sure every mail-in ballot counts by presenting Read More >

  • TARA Uses YouTube, Too

    August 17, 2022: TARA has its own channel on YouTube. Most of our videos are under 5 minutes long, because that seems to be best for posting on social media. Here are some recent ones: https://youtu.be/QMZ4wktzl_A  African American retiree web Read More >