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…
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…
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…
“This Reconciliation Bill will cripple Obamacare the way Obamacare has crippled the healthcare of seniors and their families.”
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The non-partisan 60 Plus Association, America’s largest free-market seniors advocacy organization, with over 7.2 million supporters, today stood in strong support of the House passage of H.R. 3762, “Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015,” which outright eliminates major components of Obamacare, while cutting taxes, cutting deficit spending, and ending taxpayer subsidies to Planned Parenthood.
October 23, 2015 | Read more…
Seniors Applaud GroupM and the Trustworthy Accountability Group for their Commitment to Stopping Online Theft
Ending online piracy is a crucial component of keeping seniors safe, and encouraging creativity, innovation, investment and jobs.
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, the nation’s largest center-right seniors organization, with over 7.2 million national supporters, today issued a statement applauding GroupM, the leading global media investment management company investing $106 billion on behalf of advertisers, for their commitment to implementing new guidelines requiring that all of their media partners receive anti-piracy certification from the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG). TAG is a voluntary initiative by the advertising industry to help advertisers keep good ads off bad websites dedicated to theft and other unsavory activities such as fraud, counterfeiting, and identity theft.
September 24, 2015 | Read more…
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The non-partisan 60 Plus Association, America’s largest free-market seniors advocacy organization, with over 7.2 million supporters, today sharply criticized Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s (R) decision to implement Obama’s Carbon rule, one of the most costly regulations ever proposed by the federal government, which seeks to drastically reduce carbon emissions from power plans by 32% by 2030. Snyder announced Michigan will work with the EPA on guidelines for his state’s energy mix to meet the EPA mandate.
September 1, 2015 | Read more…
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — The 60 Plus Association announced the formation of “Main Street Bondholders,” a new small bondholder coalition made up of ordinary investors from Puerto Rico and the United States mainland who hold retirement, college and life savings in Puerto Rican bonds. These investments are threatened by Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla’s recent statements that he would refuse to honor Puerto Rico’s debts.
August 31, 2015 | Read more…
The most costly and extreme government regulation ever created puts a target directly on the backs of America’s seniors.
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, the nation’s largest center-right seniors advocacy group with over 7.2 million supporters, today issued a blistering condemnation of the EPA announcing they have finalized their so-called ‘Clean Power Plan,’ which regulates power plant emissions. The rule is issued after more than a year of comment and review by the public, which did little to change EPA’s course in issuing a regulation which studies have shown will increase energy costs for most Americans by up to 20% to 30%.
August 4, 2015 | Read more…
Joins coalition to pass amendment to provide important consumer protections for seniors.
Alexandria, VA – Today, the 60 Plus Association announced it has joined the diverse coalition of business and consumer advocacy groups supporting the Florida ballot initiative sponsored by Consumers for Smart Solar that was announced last week. This amendment guarantees important consumer protection standards for solar companies and their marketing while still providing increased consumer access to developing solar technology.
July 30, 2015 | Read more…
H.R. 1599 Supported by more than 400 organizations nationally with wide bi-partisan support.
(Alexandria, Virginia) — The non-partisan 60 Plus Association, America’s largest free-market seniors advocacy organization, with over 7.2 million supporters, today offered their strongest endorsement to H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, legislation which seeks to ensure accurate and uniform standards in national food labeling.
July 22, 2015 | Read more…