Archive for February 2015

FCC Net Neutrality Ruling Will Result in Net Neutering for Seniors

Americans can expect more expensive internet for slower, less reliable service. (Alexandria, Virginia) — This morning the 60 Plus Association, the nation’s largest center-right seniors group with more than 7.2 million senior supporters, issued a statement in response to yesterday’s FCC decision to regulate the internet like a public utility.  The decision came after the…

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Federal Reserve Meeting: 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin's Comments

Thank you Madame Chairwoman, for this opportunity to speak on behalf of more than 7.2 million senior citizens I am proud to represent as the Chairman of the 60 Plus Association, as well as on behalf of the interests of the more than 70% of elderly over the age of 65 living on fixed incomes.…

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CPAC Panel: The Conservative Replacement to Obamacare–Points to Remember

Moderator: Amy Frederick, 60 Plus Association Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) Rep. Marsha Blackburn (TN-7) Jim Capretta, Ethics and Public Policy Center Important Points to Remember Obamacare has always been unpopular, never receiving close to a majority of support from Americans. By more than 2 to 1 the American people have said it is hurting them…

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Seniors Appreciate Internet Safety Spurred by TAG Brand Integrity Program Against Piracy

Jim Martin, “Sometimes important innovations in our lives are not the glitzy, glamorous events that grab media headlines, such as the TAG initiative” (Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, America’s largest center-right seniors group with over 7.2 million supporters, today issued a statement praising a coalition of leading organizations in the advertising industry for…

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Seniors Group Gives Enthusiastic Endorsement to Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act

(Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, America’s largest center-right seniors group with over 7.2 million supporters, today gave a rousing endorsement to the Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act (ITFFA), which seeks to keep access to the internet free from taxation. The bill was introduced Tuesday in the U.S. Senate by co-patrons John Thune (R-SD),…

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Seniors Support Keystone Pipeline Act

Keystone will provide America much needed jobs and energy, and help lessen the critical impact of unstable energy prices on our nation’s elderly. (Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, America’s largest center-right seniors group with over 7.2 million supporters, today issued a statement in support of S.1, The Keystone XL Pipeline Act, which will…

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America's Seniors Overwhelmingly Want Obamacare Gone; Support Congressional Repeal and Replace Bill

Jim Martin: “The Obamacare Repeal Act is one giant ‘get well’ card to America.” (Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, America’s largest center-right seniors group with over 7.2 million supporters, today issued a statement in support of H.R. 596: Obamacare Repeal, which will deactivate Obamacare and instruct Congress to pass healthcare reform that empowers…

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