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Medicare

Medicaid

  • Vote By Mail — Apply Now!

    April 19, 2020: Vote By Mail -- Apply Now! Texas voters  should be able to  safely vote from home. It's been legal for all voters twice so far this year, but the Texas Attorney General has kept pressure on the courts to make it illegal. Se Read More >

  • “Cough In” to Dan Patrick!

    March 30, 2020: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick shocked viewers on March 23rd when he told Fox News host Tucker Carlson that lots of grandparents would be willing to die from the coronavirus to save their grandchildren from another Great Depression.   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 Educational Fund 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 lu 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

  • Oppose Voter Suppression

    October 03, 2020: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 3, 2020 Contact: Lisa Cutler - 202/674-2052 or lcutler@retiredamericans.org Texas Alliance for Retired Americans Sues State of Texas  Says Abbott Proclamation Limiting Ballot Return Locations Read More >

  • Victory and Further Battle

    September 27, 2020: The Texas Alliance for Retired Americans joined a successful lawsuit to restore straight ticket voting! I believe our plaintiff in the suit was Reverend Harmon Dent of Beaumont. [caption id="attachment_1990" align="aligncenter" Read More >