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Seniors Say ‘NO’ to Costly Crony Capitalism of Wind Subsidies – Oppose Keystone Amendment

(Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, America’s largest center-right seniors group with over 7.2 million senior supporters, today issued a statement in opposition to Amendment #133 — Sense of the Congress, 5-year extension of wind tax credits — to the Keystone XL bill. The subsidies are known as the Production Tax Credits, or PTC.

January 28, 2015 | Read more…

Statement from the 60 Plus Association: In Support of Senate Amendment to REQUIRE Impact Study for International Agreements on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

(Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, America’s largest center-right seniors group with over 7.2 million senior supporters, today issued a statement in support of a U.S. Senate Amendment to Senate Bill S.1 that states the Sense of the Senate to require an impact study before the issuing of international agreements on greenhouse gas emissions, such as the deal struck with China by President Obama. The Resolution further requires that such agreements be subject to the advice and consent of the Senate to limit the President’s ability to negotiate terms that harm the economy, consumers, and local communities.

January 22, 2015 | Read more…

Obama, EPA Still Wrong on Energy, Still Hurting America’s Elderly

The CPP remains the ‘Cruel Power Plan’ for fixed-income seniors struggling to pay their monthly expenses.

(Alexandria, Virginia) — America’s largest center-right seniors group today renewed their call on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to abandon its ‘Clean Power Plan’ (CPP). The plan, the most costly regulation ever promulgated by the agency, will put extreme limits on U.S. power plant emissions, leading to higher electric bills for Americans. With frigid temperatures, snow and freezing winds battering the nation this Winter, the importance of stopping this harmful and fraudulent regulation is coming more into focus.  Said 60 Plus Chairman and Founder Jim Martin:

January 21, 2015 | Read more…

Obama Announces Taxes are Too Low and Government is Not Big Enough

President neglects to say who will pay for all the “free” government goodies he promised.

(Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, America’s largest center-right seniors group with over 7.2 million senior supporters, this morning issued a statement on President Obama’s State of the Union address.  Said 60 Plus Chairman and Founder Jim Martin:

January 21, 2015 | Read more…

Obama Unveils Forrest Gump Tax Plan, Aims to Nearly Double the Unpopular, Job-Killing Death Tax

Jim Martin: “The death tax needs to be repealed, not doubled. Mr. Obama’s stubborn commitment to continued tax hikes in the face of record government revenue cements his position as the biggest enemy to the middle-class and seniors on fixed incomes.”

(Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, America’s largest center-right seniors group with over 7.2 million senior supporters, today issued a statement in response to President Obama’s plan to nearly double the death tax rate from 40% to 60%, a plan he will announce tonight in his sixth State of the Union (SOTU) address. Said 60 Plus Chairman and Founder Jim Martin:

January 20, 2015 | Read more…

For seniors, think affordability first

Jim Martin
Guest columnist for The Pueblo Chieftain
Published: January 10, 2015

Nobody likes higher prices. But higher prices for an absolute necessity like energy are more than just an annoyance.

January 12, 2015 | Read more…

Wind Energy Subsidies Help the Rich, Hurt the Poor

Opinion by 60 Plus President Amy Frederick, Published in the Chillicothe Gazette (Ohio), November 29, 2014

Though President Obama’s name appears nowhere on the ballot for this Fall’s momentous midterm elections, he hasn’t been able to resist injecting himself into the campaign by saying, “Make no mistake, [my policies] are on the ballot this November.”

December 16, 2014 | Read more…