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Seniors Group Releases TV Ad Highlighting Terry Goddard’s Devotion to Obama Agenda

(Alexandria, Virginia) – The 60 Plus Association, a non-partisan, conservative leaning seniors organization with more than 167,000 senior supporters in Arizona, today released a new TV ad highlighting Democratic Secretary of State nominee Terry Goddard’s devotion to President Obama’s policies.

October 24, 2014 | Read more…

Seniors Group Joins Fight in Ohio Against Billions in Wasteful Handouts to Wind Energy Lobbyists

Rallies in Ohio this week highlight corruption and cost of the wind-lobby’s push for billions in tax subsidies that raise seniors’ electric bills.

(Alexandria, Virginia) – The 60 Plus Association, a non-partisan, seniors advocacy group with 7.2 million senior supporters, including 303,000 in Ohio, will join the Waste in the Wind coalition for two rallies as part of a grassroots effort to stop Congress from renewing the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC).

October 20, 2014 | Read more…

Seniors Group Releases Ad on Fred DuVal’s Support of Clemency for F.A.L.N. Terrorists

(Alexandria, Virginia) – 60 Plus Association, a non-partisan, conservative leaning seniors organization with more than 167,000 senior supporters in Arizona, today released an ad regarding Democratic gubernatorial candidate Fred DuVal’s troubling past assisting convicted F.A.L.N. terrorists in their quest for clemency. The F.A.L.N. network was responsible for multiple murders and dozens of bombings in New York and Chicago in the late 70s and early 80s, which also left three New York City policemen permanently disabled.

October 16, 2014 | Read more…

New Report Shows EPA Regulations Will Raise Electricity Rates For Florida Seniors

State Senator Greg Evers, State Representative Doug Broxson, State Representative Mike Hill and 60 Plus’ Amy Frederick discussed the harmful impact of proposed EPA regulations on seniors’ energy bills


Pensacola, FL – 
The 60 Plus Association unveiled a new report today that found President Obama’s newly proposed EPA regulations would disproportionately impact Florida’s seniors. State Senator Greg Evers, State Representative Doug Broxson and State Representative Mike Hill joined Amy Noone Frederick, President of the 60 Plus Association, Eugene Trisko, author of report, and senior citizen activists to discuss the report’s findings at the Old Escambia County Courthouse. The report revealed that EPA regulations will increase the price of electricity across Florida, causing an undue burden on the state’s seniors.

October 8, 2014 | Read more…

Energy Bills Impoverish Florida’s Fixed‐Income Seniors

Energy, like food and housing, is an indispensable necessity of life. In Florida’s hot climate, air conditioning is essential to the survival of many elderly and infirm citizens. Rising electricity and other energy prices are disproportionately impacting Florida’s senior citizens today. Florida has 2.1 million households aged 65 or more (“65+”), representing 29% of the state’s 7.2 million households. More than 40% of Florida’s 65+ households had gross annual incomes below $30,000 in 2012, with an average pretax household income of $16,919, or $1,410 per month.

October 8, 2014 | Read more…

60 Plus & Gov. Bentley Discuss Negative Impact of EPA Regulations on Alabama’s Seniors

Report finds proposed EPA regulations could raise energy prices by more than 20%


Montgomery, AL – Governor Robert Bentley joined the 60 Plus Association at the Alabama State Capitol today to unveil a new report, “Energy Bills Challenge Alabama’s Senior Citizens” which finds that President Obama’s newly proposed EPA regulations would disproportionately affect seniors. They could result in raising electricity prices for Alabama residents by more than 20%, which equates to more than $25 per month for the average customer.

October 7, 2014 | Read more…

Energy Bills Challenge Alabama’s Senior Citizens

Energy, like food and housing, is an indispensable necessity of life. In Alabama’s hot climate, air conditioning is essential to the survival of many elderly and infirm citizens. Rising electricity and gasoline prices are disproportionately impacting Alabama’s senior citizens today. Alabama has 447,000 households aged 65 or more (“65+”). Future energy cost increases, driven in large measure by petroleum supply and demand trends and by current and pending U.S. EPA regulations, are likely to outstrip real household incomes among the 70% of Alabama’s 65+ households with gross annual incomes less than $50,000. EPA’s newest proposal to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants will further strain the budgets of low‐ and fixed‐income seniors who are among the most vulnerable to electric rate and other energy price
increases.
Key findings of this energy brief include:

October 7, 2014 | Read more…


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