Archive for February 2012

Seniors Applaud Committee Vote to Kill IPAB

17-5 vote a “step in the right direction,” 60 Plus Jim Martin (Alexandria, Virginia) – 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin, leader of the nation’s largest conservative seniors organization with over 7.1 million senior supporters, applauded the bi-partisan vote today to kill the Independent Patient Advisory Board. Titled the “Medicare Decisions Accountability Act of 2011” H.R.…

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Americans Paying the Price for Obama’s Lack of Any Coherent Energy Policy

60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin, “Asking our cars to eat vegetables?? That’s just too much.” (Alexandria, Virginia) – As gas prices soar to record levels with no end in sight, President Obama remains without a comprehensive or coherent energy strategy after more than three full years in office. Despite Obama’s promise in 2008 that he…

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60 Plus Association Applauds Opposition to PBM Merger

(Alexandria, VA) – The 60 Plus Association today sent a letter of gratitude to Members of Congress, many of whom who have contacted the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) with concerns over the proposed merger between pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) Express Scripts, Inc. and Medco Health Solutions. The organization made it clear “it appreciates these legislators…

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Seniors on Social Media!

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Democrats Put Medicare on Death Row

“Medicare, and America’s seniors, don’t have much time left under Obama plan,” 60 Plus’ Jim Martin (Alexandria, Virginia) – The most recent budget President Obama submitted to Congress fails to make good on any of his promises to cut the deficit in half and reduce the influence of government in our lives, but does succeed…

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Counterfeit Avastin Spreads Fears Across U.S.

60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin speaks out about a growing, troubling trend targeting seniors. (Alexandria, Virginia) – Yesterday, it came to light that a life-saving cancer treatment has fallen prey to counterfeiters seeking to profit at the expense of America’s seniors. Inauthentic copies of Avastin, a cancer treatment frequently taken to allay colon or lung…

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Obama Fiddles as Social Security Goes Bankrupt

Budget submitted by President will see SS in red for first time ever, by $2.6 billion in ten years. (Alexandria, Virginia) – The fiscal 2013 budget President Obama submitted to Congress yesterday adds another dubious distinction to its historic record of debt; a projection of Social Security going into the red for the first time…

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60 Plus Association Asks Congressional Leaders To Weigh In Against Controversial Health Care Merger

Senior Advocacy Group Asks Congressional Leaders To Protect Seniors From Higher Prices, Loss Of Pharmacy Choices And Lower-Quality Services (Alexandria, VA) — The 60 Plus Association (60 Plus) today sent a letter asking Congressional leaders to weigh in with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against the proposed merger between Express Scripts, Inc. (ESI) and Medco…

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Obama 2013 Budget Offers More of the 'Shame'

60 Plus Chair Jim Martin: “Failed policies don’t work if you keep trying them over and over.” (Alexandria, Virginia) – 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin, leader of the nation’s largest conservative seniors advocacy group, released the following statement concerning President Obama unveiling his 2013 fiscal year budget blueprint: “Today the President unveiled his 2013 fiscal…

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