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AARP Supports Louisiana Bill Threatening Seniors’ Eyesight

(Baton Rouge, LA) — In a newly released radio ad, the 60 Plus Association, on behalf of its 110,000 senior citizen supporters in the Bayou State, is holding AARP’s feet to the fire for supporting dangerous legislation in the Louisiana State Legislature that waters down the standards of surgical safety and puts seniors eyesight at risk. HB 1065 and SB 568 would remove the requirement of a medical degree and a license to practice medicine in order to perform a wide variety of eye surgery.  Specifically, this legislation would allow optometrists—eye care professionals who are not medical doctors, not medical school graduates, and who do not have a license to practice medicine—to perform laser scalpel and laser surgery on and around the eye including such surgery as reconstructive eyelid surgery, glaucoma laser surgery, and injections of highly potent pharmaceutical agents into the eyelid and surrounding tissues near the eye.

May 2, 2014 | Read more…

Modern and Fair Telecom Reform Will Connect Colorado

HB 1327-1331 will update 20 year old regulation of local phone service, create a State Broadband Fund, speed investment in technology, and increase competition that benefits urban and rural consumers.

April 14, 2014 | Read more…

Seniors Praise Decision of Alabama Public Service Commission

Jobs, a stronger Alabama economy and the pocketbooks of seniors score a big win with decision that upholds current regulatory structure of energy industry.

(Birmingham, Alabama) — The 60 Plus Association on behalf of its 80,000 senior citizen supporters in the Yellowhammer state today offered a heartfelt “thank you” to the Alabama Public Service Commission for their decision upholding the current regulatory framework affecting the Alabama Power Company.

August 14, 2013 | Read more…

AARP’s Dirty Secret: They don’t fight for seniors.

Instead of standing up for their members, AARP is fighting alongside the liberal crowd.

Listen to 60 Plus’ new radio ad about AARP’s secret liberal agenda.

June 13, 2013 | Read more…

60 Plus Offers Conservative Alternative to Liberal AARP

With more than twenty years’ experience speaking out on issues important to seniors, the 60 Plus Association is a non-partisan senior’s advocacy group with a free-enterprise, less government philosophy. Our more than 7 million members routinely speak out on topics such as energy policy, Medicare, government spending, and taxes. We’ve vehemently opposed Obamacare and protested out-of-control government waste.

May 3, 2013 | Read more…

AARP serves its bottom line, not Kentucky seniors

By Phil Kerpen and Jim Martin
Lexington Herald-Leader

The telecommunications market in Kentucky has never been more competitive, with wireless companies vigorously competing over the state’s 3.7 million wireless subscribers.

January 24, 2013 | Read more…

AARP Exposed, Profiting at Expense of Seniors and to Detriment of all Americans

Jim Martin, “It’s time people got over any notion that the AARP is working for the benefit of anything more than their own bottom line and political fiefdom in Washington.”

December 5, 2012 | Read more…