Archive for August 2013

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…

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Dems Finally See the Light on Death Panel: Seniors Say Time is Now for IPAB Repeal

Panel of bureaucrats would ration healthcare for all, limiting Americans’ right to spend their OWN money on medical care. (Alexandria, Virginia) — Despite failed attempts in the past by Congress to have the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) struck from Obamacare, a shift in stance among former Democrat supporters warrants a renewed effort for IPAB…

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Yoho Sugar Bill Protects Seniors’ Pocketbooks

(Alexandria, Virginia) — As a long-time free-market advocate, 60 Plus Association joined other prominent groups this week in calling for an end to the global subsidies that are wreaking havoc on the world sugar market. In a letter to Congress, the 60 Plus Association, American Conservative Union and others stated: More than 100 countries produce…

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Seniors Cheer Medicare Reform Proposals

Proposals from Sen. Paul (R-KY) and House Energy and Commerce Committee promise bi-partisan help for long-term health of vital seniors program. (Alexandria, Virginia) — Several proposals have emerged on Capitol Hill this week addressing the looming budgetary shortfalls of Medicare, an important and promising development in the often rancorous halls of Congress. On Wednesday the…

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