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Senator Warner Runs, But Can’t Hide from his Anti-Senior Record in Virginia Senate Debate

Jim Martin: “Seniors have better memories than you think, Sen. Warner. Despite your phony rhetoric, we know that you cut Medicare, you said ‘NO’ to offshore drilling, you raised our taxes and were a deciding vote to pass Obamacare.”

(Alexandria, VA) – In a debate hosted this morning by the Virginia Bar Association, U.S. Senate candidates Sen. Mark Warner (D) and Ed Gillespie (R) squared off on a host of issues important to Virginia senior citizens.

July 26, 2014 | Read more…



60 Plus Chairman Voices Opinion on Obama and EPA’s War on Coal

“President Obama’s War on Coal is an unmitigated War on Seniors. If implemented, EPA’s radical regulations – aimed at shutting down coal fired power plants – the cheapest and most reliable source of electricity – will ‘necessarily skyrocket’ (as Candidate Obama once said) the cost of electricity and the power bills of senior citizens. To the elderly, especially those on fixed incomes, such an increase would be an economic disaster for them. Coal provides the reliable and affordable electricity America needs. America’s economy runs on coal, senior’s lives literally depend on coal.”  – Jim Martin, Founder and Chairman, 60 Plus Association

July 25, 2014 | Read more…



60 Plus Association Releases TV Ad on Republican Primary Candidate’s Misleading Claims of Military Service

ALEXANDRIA, VA — This week the 60 Plus Association will begin running television ads in Arizona highlighting gubernatorial candidate and former GoDaddy counsel Christine Jones’s misleading claims of military service.

July 25, 2014 | Read more…



60 Plus Spokesman and Music Legend Pat Boone Sings Praises of Chip Beeker

(Birmingham, Alabama) – Legendary entertainer Pat Boone, spokesman for the national non-partisan senior citizen group the 60 Plus Association today announced that Chip Beeker, Public Service Commission Candidate (R) of Alabama has the groups endorsement.

July 11, 2014 | Read more…



The VA Scandal: A Tragic Foreshadowing of Obamacare

The Horrors Revealed in the Scandal Now Should Serve as a Warning for the Future

Jim Martin: “The shocking truth is that the VA scandal tragically underscores the fact that government cannot run healthcare for the nation.”

July 10, 2014 | Read more…



60 Plus Association Releases TV Ad Hitting Former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith’s Support of the Kyoto Protocol

(ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA) — This week the 60 Plus Association, a national non-partisan seniors advocacy group, will begin running television ads in Arizona highlighting former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith’s support of the Kyoto Protocol, environmental standards that would undermine Arizona’s energy resources, hurt the state economy, and force all Arizonans to pay higher utility bills.  Smith is currently seeking the Republican gubernatorial nomination. 60 Plus represents more than 167,000 seniors in the Grand Canyon state. The ad can be seen here.

June 30, 2014 | Read more…



Death Tax Repeal Reaches 218 Cosponsors

(Alexandria, VA) – With strong backing and support from the 60 Plus Association, today H.R. 2429, the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2013, achieved 218 cosponsors, ensuring it has the required votes for passage from a majority of the U.S. House of Representatives.

June 18, 2014 | Read more…