As an organization that advocates for free-market solutions to senior issues, we believe our health care system serves seniors best when the free market is allowed to work — increasing choice and access that drive down costs. Trauma care is no different.
April 21, 2016 | Read more…
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The non-partisan 60 Plus Association today released the following statement in support of H.R. 4884, titled “Controlling the Unchecked and Reckless Ballooning of Lifeline Act of 2016” or the “CURB Lifeline Act of 2016”. Sponsored by Georgia Rep. Austin Scott (R), the legislation caps the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) Lifeline program at $1.5 billion annually and ends that bureaucracy’s ability to adjust spending on the program even higher.
April 12, 2016 | Read more…
There is an antidote for what currently ails small-town America, but government officials continue to resist
For months now pundits have offered various arguments as to why the current presidential cycle is so tilted on its axis. Speculation has abounded to explain both the rise and staying power of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, but as we’ve progressed through more than half the state primaries and caucuses, a ‘unified theory’ has emerged tying America’s economic and political angst into a tidy package with the word ‘TRADE’ stamped up top in bold red letters.
April 8, 2016 | Read more…
Nevada’s aging population continues to grow and the state’s ability to meet their needs is even more important. In fact, Nevada has one of the fastest growing senior populations in the country. In 2014, according to the state’s Commission on Aging, 13% of the state’s population were people over the age of 65, and the largest growth came from the age group of those over the age of 85. Couple that with the tens of millions of visitors who visit the state yearly, the public health policies considered must factor all of these variables to best serve the state’s residents.
March 15, 2016 | Read more…
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The non-partisan 60 Plus Association, America’s largest free-market seniors organization with over 7.2 million supporters, this week signed onto an Amicus Brief filed with the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit in the ongoing litigation over the EPA’s extreme Clean Power Plan (CPP).
February 26, 2016 | Read more…
“An important victory for American consumers, especially for seniors on fixed incomes.”
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The non-partisan 60 Plus Association, America’s largest free-market seniors advocacy organization, with over 7.2 million supporters, today issued a statement applauding the Supreme Court’s decision to halt the EPA’s so-called ‘Clean Power Plan,’ (CPP) which sought to impose severe emissions regulations on U.S. power plants:
February 10, 2016 | Read more…
With the start of tax season, it is critical that seniors remain aware to protect their identities, their savings and their tax returns from criminals and dishonest tax filing services.
Alexandria, VA – The 60 Plus Association today issued the following SENIOR ALERT FACT SHEET with suggested guidelines for keeping your money and identity safe throughout the tax season. These simple yet important steps serve as a guide to ensure you’re not one of the thousands of Americans who have their identity stolen or personal security compromised during tax filing season.
February 1, 2016 | Read more…
Failed Obamacare exchanges are a major scandal that requires immediate Congressional action.
The state co-op exchanges were meant to be a flagship feature of Obamacare’s promise to deliver healthcare reform to America, but in just a few short years these flagships are sinking to the ocean floor, taking billions in taxpayer dollars with them.
January 31, 2016 | Read more…
“Far from helping America’s energy needs, this legislation drills down into America’s energy sector and hits a gusher of government waste, bureaucratic regulations, special interest giveaways and free-market distortions.”
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The non-partisan 60 Plus Association, America’s largest free-market seniors advocacy organization, with over 7.2 million supporters, today issued a statement in strong opposition to a bill sponsored by Sens. Murkowski (R-AK) and Cantwell (D-WA) entitled the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015. Said 60 Plus Vice President Matthew Kandrach in his objections to the legislation:
January 28, 2016 | Read more…
“Quiet veto a far cry from hoopla and fanfare surrounding original signing of the law, demonstrating that even Obama himself knows this law is a turkey.”
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The non-partisan 60 Plus Association, America’s largest free-market seniors advocacy organization, with over 7.2 million supporters, today issued a statement regarding President Obama’s veto of legislation passed by both houses of Congress that would repeal Obamacare law he signed into law in 2010. Said 60 Plus Vice President Matthew Kandrach:
January 8, 2016 | Read more…