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Urge the Southern Nevada Health District to approve adequate trauma care

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…

CURB Lifeline Act Puts Cutting Waste and Lower Cell Phone Fees on Speed Dial for Taxpayers

(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…

60 Plus Op-ed: Angry Rural Voters Deserve Better Policies From Washington

There is an antidote for what currently ails small-town America, but government officials continue to resist

Published April 8, 2016 in DailyCaller.com

April 8, 2016 | Read more…

60 Plus Chairman Testifies in Louisiana to Stop EPA’s ‘Cruel Power Plan’ Regulation

Seniors on fixed incomes, especially in Louisiana, cannot afford any increase in the cost of electricity for a government climate scheme that even Secretary Kerry admits will have NO impact.

(Alexandria, Virginia) — Today 60 Plus Acting Chairman Bill Greener appeared before the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) offering testimony urging state leaders to not comply with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations for the state promulgated from its so-called ‘Clean Power Plan’ (CPP) rule.

March 31, 2016 | Read more…

Trauma Care is Essential to Caring for an Aging Population

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…

60 Plus Files Amicus Brief to Stop Disastrous EPA Regulation

(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…

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…