Recent News & Updates
Seniors Applaud GroupM and the Trustworthy Accountability Group for their Commitment to Stopping Online Theft
Ending online piracy is a crucial component of keeping seniors safe, and encouraging creativity, innovation, investment and jobs.
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, the nation’s largest center-right seniors organization, with over 7.2 million national supporters, today issued a statement applauding GroupM, the leading global media investment management company investing $106 billion on behalf of advertisers, for their commitment to implementing new guidelines requiring that all of their media partners receive anti-piracy certification from the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG). TAG is a voluntary initiative by the advertising industry to help advertisers keep good ads off bad websites dedicated to theft and other unsavory activities such as fraud, counterfeiting, and identity theft.
September 24, 2015 | Read more…
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The non-partisan 60 Plus Association, America’s largest free-market seniors advocacy organization, with over 7.2 million supporters, today sharply criticized Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s (R) decision to implement Obama’s Carbon rule, one of the most costly regulations ever proposed by the federal government, which seeks to drastically reduce carbon emissions from power plans by 32% by 2030. Snyder announced Michigan will work with the EPA on guidelines for his state’s energy mix to meet the EPA mandate.
September 1, 2015 | Read more…
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — The 60 Plus Association announced the formation of “Main Street Bondholders,” a new small bondholder coalition made up of ordinary investors from Puerto Rico and the United States mainland who hold retirement, college and life savings in Puerto Rican bonds. These investments are threatened by Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla’s recent statements that he would refuse to honor Puerto Rico’s debts.
August 31, 2015 | Read more…
The most costly and extreme government regulation ever created puts a target directly on the backs of America’s seniors.
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, the nation’s largest center-right seniors advocacy group with over 7.2 million supporters, today issued a blistering condemnation of the EPA announcing they have finalized their so-called ‘Clean Power Plan,’ which regulates power plant emissions. The rule is issued after more than a year of comment and review by the public, which did little to change EPA’s course in issuing a regulation which studies have shown will increase energy costs for most Americans by up to 20% to 30%.
August 4, 2015 | Read more…
Joins coalition to pass amendment to provide important consumer protections for seniors.
Alexandria, VA – Today, the 60 Plus Association announced it has joined the diverse coalition of business and consumer advocacy groups supporting the Florida ballot initiative sponsored by Consumers for Smart Solar that was announced last week. This amendment guarantees important consumer protection standards for solar companies and their marketing while still providing increased consumer access to developing solar technology.
July 30, 2015 | Read more…
H.R. 1599 Supported by more than 400 organizations nationally with wide bi-partisan support.
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The non-partisan 60 Plus Association, America’s largest free-market seniors advocacy organization, with over 7.2 million supporters, today offered their strongest endorsement to H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, legislation which seeks to ensure accurate and uniform standards in national food labeling.
July 22, 2015 | Read more…
Legislation fosters innovation that leads to real, lasting solutions to seniors’ healthcare needs.
(Alexandria, Virginia) – The 60 Plus Association, America’s leading center-right seniors advocacy organization with over 7.2 million supporters nationally, today offered its strong endorsement to H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, which will streamline government red tape in the approval process for medical devices and medications, while helping the U.S. regain and strengthen its reputation as the global leader in medical innovation.
July 8, 2015 | Read more…
The man who gave millions of seniors a true voice in politics. It’s not goodbye, just ‘see you soon.’
(Alexandria, Virginia) – For many years, millions of older Americans were shut-out of important discussions in Washington and across the 50 states. AARP was a multi-million dollar juggernaut that held a virtual monopoly on seniors issues, and spoke from a decidedly liberal point of view.
June 30, 2015 | Read more…
Jim Martin: “This ruling saves millions of seniors from paying skyrocketing electric bills they just cannot afford.”
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The non-partisan 60 Plus Association, America’s largest center-right seniors advocacy organization with over 7.2 million supporters nationally, applauded a ruling issued today by the Supreme Court striking down an EPA regulation on Mercury and Air Toxins (MATS). The regulation was a key component of President Obama’s attack on so-called climate change, but failed to pass muster with the Court due to its wholesale disregard for analyzing the full costs imposed by the regulation.
June 29, 2015 | Read more…
Far left presidential candidate’s embrace of 65% estate tax highlights tax’s true pedigree.
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The non-partisan 60 Plus Association, America’s largest center-right seniors advocacy organization with over 7.2 million supporters nationally, today issued a statement blasting Socialist/Democrat Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders for his proposal to hike the death tax to a top rate of 65% and lower the exemption by 30%. Currently the top rate sits at 40%.
June 26, 2015 | Read more…