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Supreme Court Halts Obama’s Illegal Attack on U.S. Energy

“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…

SENIOR ALERT: Beware of Tax Fraud

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.

February 1, 2016 | Read more…

60 Plus Exposing the Fraud, Waste and Corruption of Failed Obamacare Exchanges

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…

60 Plus Association Statement in Opposition to Murkowski Energy Bill

“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…

Obama Ignores Will of the People, Affirms Disastrous Obamacare Law with Veto

“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…

Open Letter to Nevada Gov. Sandoval & Attorney General Laxalt to Help STOP the EPA’s Attack on Seniors

December 21, 2015

Governor Brian Sandoval
State Capitol Building
101 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701

Attorney General Adam Laxalt
100 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701

December 21, 2015 | Read more…

Letter in Support of Lifting Oil Export Ban

December 2, 2015

Representative Joe Barton
2107 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Congressman Barton:

On behalf of our more than 7.2 million supporters, as well as nearly 30 million seniors living on fixed incomes, the 60 Plus Association writes to you in support of your “Changing Crude Oil Market Conditions” amendment to H.R. 8, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act.

December 2, 2015 | Read more…

More Lawyer Shenanigans Hurting Seniors

New study shows older workers being exploited by legal system

No doubt the vast majority of financial resources available in various asbestos trust funds will be intended for seniors, who suffer from physical maladies from working with asbestos years ago. After many years of litigation and settlement agreements, billions of dollars are now set for distribution to help pay medical expenses of victims. Or is it?

November 11, 2015 | Read more…

Presidential Politics Distorts Sugar Debate

Seniors on fixed incomes struggling to pay their bills and keep food on the table deserve more than distortions and half-truths.

Presidential campaigns by their very nature take odd twists and turns, from questions pertaining to fantasy football, to what woman to put on U.S. currency, to fixating on poll numbers to determine which candidates will sit at the ‘kid’s table’ during televised debates. It’s a head-shaking spectacle Americans can consistently rely on every four years.

November 11, 2015 | Read more…

Litigation Finance Lining Pockets of Lawyers, Leaving Victims Empty Handed

Most Americans agree that our legal system is wildly out of control. An abundance of plaintiffs’ lawyers continue filling up court dockets with costly and unnecessary litigation that only serves to burden our economy, inflate the cost of goods and services, and line the pockets of silk-stocking law firms with huge cash payouts.

November 6, 2015 | Read more…