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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…

Hillary Clinton Caught in Death Tax Hypocrisy

Leading death tax group calls on Mrs. Clinton to either stop dodging the death tax or support repeal for all Americans.

(Alexandria, VA) – In another chapter of Washington’s book titled, “Do as I Say, Not as I Do,” death tax champion Hillary Clinton was revealed to be re-arranging her family assets to avoid exposure to the federal estate tax, commonly known as the ‘death tax.’  Reports from Bloomberg news illustrate how Mrs. Clinton and her former-President husband created trusts specifically to prevent assets from falling prey to the death tax.

June 18, 2014 | Read more…

Seniors Group Opposes Subjecting Online Content to a 1908 Regulatory Regime

(Alexandria, Virginia) — Chairman Jim Martin, leader of the non-partisan, 7.2 million-strong 60 Plus Association, today released the following statement opposing proposals to create a new “first sale” doctrine for online content, which would chill the incredible investment and innovation in the marketplace. 60 Plus has been an active voice in defense of intellectual property rights because of their support of free-market principles that drive prosperity and income security for seniors and working families.

June 4, 2014 | Read more…

Obama EPA Rules Will Devastate Seniors

Jim Martin: “Obama’s war on coal is a war on the elderly – his policies will turn off the lights and pull the plug on our nation’s most vulnerable.”

(Alexandria, Virginia) — Chairman Jim Martin, leader of the nation’s largest conservative seniors organization with over 7.2 million supporters, today lashed out against the Obama Administration’s release this morning of new environmental rules aimed at America’s power plants, with a special focus on restrictions to the coal industry. Martin called the new rule “a war on seniors and our nation’s most vulnerable” and pointed to a report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce showing the rules will cost Americans $17 billion a year more to pay their electricity bill, and hit the economy with $50 billion a year in new costs.

June 2, 2014 | Read more…