Archive for September 2014

It’s Time for Congress to Permanently Fix the ‘Doc Fix’

(Alexandria, Virginia) – Originally conceived as a way to help reform the Medicare program in the late 90’s, the SGR formula (SGR) for reducing reimbursements to healthcare providers has caused problems for seniors, doctors, and Congress. The SGR causes such a problem that Congress is forced to pass the “doc fix” every few months. The…

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Seniors Group Takes Stand Against ‘Cyberlockers’ Engaged in Widespread Theft on Internet

Nothing more than organized, high-tech theft which hurts our economy and threatens safety and well-being of unsuspecting consumers. (Alexandria, Virginia) – The non-partisan 60 Plus Association, touting more than 7.2 million senior supporters nationally, issued a statement today calling for action to stop so-called “Cyberlockers,” web-based entities which collect digital content and resell it online…

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Seniors Believe EPA Regulations Will Have Chilling Effect on Their Finances, Well-Being

EPA emissions rules will hit the poor and seniors on fixed incomes especially hard. Heading into winter, concerns remain over tinkering with energy grid. (Alexandria, Virginia) – The non-partisan 60 Plus Association, touting more than 7.2 million senior supporters nationally, issued a statement today in advance of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy’s keynote speech this morning…

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Affordable energy is key

By Jim Martin 10:31 a.m. EDT, September 24, 2014 Featured in the Virginia Daily Press The president’s climate agenda, which calls for a 30 percent reduction in U.S. carbon emissions by 2030, could bring unacceptable consequences for many Virginians struggling to get by. His singular focus on reducing carbon emissions ignores the rising of cost…

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Ahead of UN Climate Summit, Seniors are Concerned About Regulations

Facing fixed incomes, majority of seniors are worried about costs and 98 percent will likely vote this November   Alexandria, VA – The United Nations Climate Summit will be in held in New York City this Tuesday, but President Obama should think twice before pushing for global climate regulations. A series of new polls commissioned…

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Strong Majority of Seniors Are Concerned About New EPA Regulations

In down economy, surveys show a majority of seniors worry about the cost of new EPA regulations on their energy bill. Candidates who oppose EPA stand to gain. (Alexandria, Virginia) – A series of new surveys commissioned by the non-partisan 60 Plus Association reveals a strong majority of senior voters are concerned about the effect…

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Strong Majority of Virginia Seniors Are Concerned About New EPA Regulations

In down economy, survey shows seven of ten Virginians worry about the cost of new EPA regulations on their energy bill. Candidates who oppose EPA stand to gain. (Alexandria, Virginia) – A new survey commissioned by the non-partisan 60 Plus Association reveals a strong majority of Virginia senior voters are concerned about the effect that…

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Overwhelming Majority of Ohio Seniors Are Concerned About New EPA Regulations

In down economy, survey shows three of four Ohioans worry about the cost of new EPA regulations on their energy bill. Candidates who oppose EPA stand to gain. (Alexandria, Virginia) – A new survey commissioned by the non-partisan 60 Plus Association reveals a strong majority of Ohio senior voters are concerned about the effect that…

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