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New Study Shows Serious Harm Awaits Seniors from EPA Rules

Typical household energy bills to increase by 35% in 2020 from 2012, devastating seniors living on fixed incomes.

(Alexandria, VA) – A new study released yesterday by Energy Ventures Analysis, Inc. (EVA) warns of deep increases in the price of electricity for consumers and manufacturers over the next few years due to the cumulative effect of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rules, including mercury and regional haze regulations and the proposed Clean Power Plan.

November 21, 2014 | Read more…



VIDEO: Jim Martin Debates Jonathan Gruber

In one of last media appearances before his lies were exposed, Obamacare architect still spouting deceit and falsehoods

Just weeks before Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber was caught calling the American voters “stupid” and saying the law needed a “lack of transparency” in order to pass, 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin debated Gruber on NewsmaxTV’s Midpoint program.  Gruber calls the law a “success” while Martin predicts Obamacare will result in a Republican sweep at the polls in November, as Democrats abandon their Obamacare vote in droves.  Just a few weeks later, Gruber is in hiding, but in this video he’s front and center in one of his last media appearances, still spinning for Obamacare with lines that have since been exposed for the deliberate lies they are.

November 20, 2014 | Read more…



New Online Entertainment Guide Gives U.S. Seniors Peace of Mind

WhereToWatch.com is a virtual GPS for finding TV and movie programs across more than 100 legitimate internet viewing platforms.

(Alexandria, VA) – Jim Martin, Chairman of the non-partisan 60 Plus Association, which boasts more than 7.2 million supporters nationally, today issued a statement lauding the launch of a new website that helps consumers find legal movies and TV programs available online. WhereToWatch.com is seen as an important voluntary initiative by the film and television industry that provides internet users with legitimate, legal viewing options available on a variety of platforms.

November 20, 2014 | Read more…



Seniors Embrace Boehner, McConnell Agenda of New Direction for Nation

Jim Martin: “Mr. President, now is the time to demonstrate to the American people that you did indeed listen to what they had to say Election Day and work with the leaders who were hired to lead Congress.”

(Alexandria, VA) – 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin, leader of the nation’s largest center-right seniors group with over 7.2 million elderly supporters, offered his endorsement to the priorities outlined by Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) in a post-election press conference Thursday.

November 6, 2014 | Read more…



Seniors Remembered in November

Jim Martin: The question of whether Obamacare covered Democrats’ selective amnesia was answered loud and clear by the voters Tuesday.

(Alexandria, VA) – America’s political landscape was walloped with its second tsunami in four years as seniors voting in large numbers rejected dozens of pro-Obamacare lawmakers and rewarded Republicans with control of both Houses of Congress for the first time since 2006.

November 5, 2014 | Read more…



60 Plus & Rep. Griffith Discuss Negative Impact of EPA Regulations on Seniors

Report finds newly proposed EPA regulations will disproportionately affect our nation’s seniors


Alexandria, VA – The 60 Plus Association was joined by Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-Va.) and energy economist Gene Trisko at the National Press Club today to unveil a new report, Energy Bills Challenge America’s Fixed-Income Seniors, which finds that President Obama’s newly proposed EPA regulations would disproportionately affect seniors. The report revealed that EPA regulations would increase the price of electricity across America at rates above the general inflation rate and as much as 20% in some states.

October 2, 2014 | Read more…



New Report: Seniors Will Bear Brunt of Proposed EPA Regulations

Newly proposed regulations will disproportionately affect our nation’s seniors

Alexandria, VA – The 60 Plus Association released a report today that found President Obama’s newly proposed EPA regulations would disproportionately affect our nation’s seniors. The report revealed that EPA regulations will increase the price of electricity across America at rates above the general inflation rate. The report comes on the heels of recent polling conducted in eight states that determined more than 70% of seniors are concerned about costs associated with new power plant regulations. Those results can be found here [60plus.org/strong-majority-of-seniors-are-concerned-about-new-epa-regulations/].

October 2, 2014 | Read more…