Recent News & Updates
September 15, 2014, Trenton New Jersey
The 60 Plus Association, on behalf of more than seven million seniors and hundreds of thousands of small businesses across the country, and over 200,000 seniors here in the Garden State, thank most sincerely members of the state legislature from both parties, who are acting in a truly bi-partisan spirit, to deal with two of the most unpopular and unfair of all taxes the state estate and inheritances taxes.
September 15, 2014 | Read more…
“Very disturbing behavior”
Jim Martin: The only question for Charlie Crist is, were you lying then, or lying now? Given Charlie’s long history of political opportunism, the answer is both.
(Alexandria, VA) – Florida Democrats nominated party-switching, political opportunist Charlie Crist as their nominee for governor on Tuesday, despite the fact Crist had previously won statewide office three times as a Republican, including the office of governor. Democrats settling on the recycled Crist underscores the weakness of a state party unable to field a viable candidate committed to their party platform beyond the last election cycle.
August 27, 2014 | Read more…
Every once in a while a book comes along that says something so important that it tilts the political landscape and entirely reshapes the discussion concerning the future of our nation. Not since Thomas E. Woods’ Rollback chronicled how liberal, redistributionist policies in the housing industry led to the 2008 economic crisis has there been a book on failed government policies as important as Craig R. Smith’s The Great Withdrawal. Withdrawal is required reading for every American who understands that our nation is heading in the wrong direction and wants to do something about it while there is still time.
August 15, 2014 | Read more…
Jim Martin: “Charlie Crist has lost his mind if he thinks Florida seniors share his view that Obamacare is ‘great’ and want to return to the days of his tax hikes from the Governor’s mansion.”
(Alexandria, Virginia) – 60 Plus Association Chairman Jim Martin, leader of the nation’s largest conservative seniors organization with over 7.2 million senior supporters, including 800,000 in his home state of Florida, today issued a statement rebuking Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist’s claims that he is represents the interests of Florida’s seniors. Said Martin:
August 8, 2014 | Read more…
60 Plus Association Releases Ad Criticizing AZ Primary Candidate Scott Smith for Supporting Medicaid Expansion
(ALEXANDRIA, VA) – This week the 60 Plus Association will begin running television ads in Arizona highlighting former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith’s support of Medicaid expansion under Obamacare in Arizona. Smith is a candidate in the Republican primary for Governor. 60 Plus represents over 167,000 senior supporters in the Grand Canyon state.
August 5, 2014 | Read more…
(Atlanta, Georgia) – The non-partisan 60 Plus Association, representing more than 7.2 million seniors nationwide, today hit back against a draconian Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulatory proposal intended to fulfill President Obama’s promise to make the cost of electricity “necessarily skyrocket,” hurting the poor and seniors on fixed-incomes.
July 29, 2014 | Read more…
(Alexandria, Virginia) – Legendary entertainer Pat Boone, spokesman for the national non-partisan senior citizen group the 60 Plus Association, announced that Michigan GOP congressional candidate Tom McMillin has earned the group’s Honorary Guardian of Seniors’ Rights award.
July 29, 2014 | Read more…