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FCC Net Neutrality Ruling Will Result in Net Neutering for Seniors

Americans can expect more expensive internet for slower, less reliable service.

(Alexandria, Virginia) — This morning the 60 Plus Association, the nation’s largest center-right seniors group with more than 7.2 million senior supporters, issued a statement in response to yesterday’s FCC decision to regulate the internet like a public utility.  The decision came after the independent agency was heavily pressured by President Obama for a more dominant federal role in regulating the internet. Said 60 Plus Chairman and Founder Jim Martin:

February 28, 2015 | Read more…



Federal Reserve Meeting: 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin’s Comments

Thank you Madame Chairwoman, for this opportunity to speak on behalf of more than 7.2 million senior citizens I am proud to represent as the Chairman of the 60 Plus Association, as well as on behalf of the interests of the more than 70% of elderly over the age of 65 living on fixed incomes.

February 27, 2015 | Read more…



Seniors Appreciate Internet Safety Spurred by TAG Brand Integrity Program Against Piracy

Jim Martin, “Sometimes important innovations in our lives are not the glitzy, glamorous events that grab media headlines, such as the TAG initiative”

February 18, 2015 | Read more…



Seniors Group Gives Enthusiastic Endorsement to Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act

(Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, America’s largest center-right seniors group with over 7.2 million supporters, today gave a rousing endorsement to the Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act (ITFFA), which seeks to keep access to the internet free from taxation. The bill was introduced Tuesday in the U.S. Senate by co-patrons John Thune (R-SD), Chairman of the Commerce Committee, and Ron Wyden (D-OR), along with 38 bi-partisan co-sponsors.

February 11, 2015 | Read more…



Seniors Support Keystone Pipeline Act

Keystone will provide America much needed jobs and energy, and help lessen the critical impact of unstable energy prices on our nation’s elderly.

(Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, America’s largest center-right seniors group with over 7.2 million supporters, today issued a statement in support of S.1, The Keystone XL Pipeline Act, which will receive a vote in the U.S. House tomorrow, setting the stage for the bill to be presented to President Obama.

February 10, 2015 | Read more…



Obama Pulling the Plug on Clean Coal Project; Another Green Light for Higher Energy Prices

Seniors group issues statement on President’s continued war on coal, and negative impact it will have on the poor and elderly.

February 10, 2015 | Read more…



America’s Seniors Overwhelmingly Want Obamacare Gone; Support Congressional Repeal and Replace Bill

Jim Martin: “The Obamacare Repeal Act is one giant ‘get well’ card to America.”

(Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, America’s largest center-right seniors group with over 7.2 million supporters, today issued a statement in support of H.R. 596: Obamacare Repeal, which will deactivate Obamacare and instruct Congress to pass healthcare reform that empowers patients, expands coverage and offers free-market mechanisms to make healthcare more affordable. This vote will be included in a 60 Plus Congressional Scorecard as a “senior friendly” vote. Said 60 Plus Chairman and Founder Jim Martin:

February 3, 2015 | Read more…