Archive for April 2015

Seniors Group Opposes Jeb Bush Call for Puerto Rico Bailout

Jim Martin: “A $164 billion bailout not only hurts taxpayers and adds to our budget deficit, but it squanders a prime opportunity for Puerto Rico to get on sound financial footing.” (Alexandria, Virginia) – The 60 Plus Association, the nation’s largest center-right senior advocacy organization with over 7.2 million senior supporters nationwide, today opposed former…

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60 Plus Warns Seniors of Dangerous Healthcare Legislation in Texas

Jim Martin: “If these bills pass, it could risk the safety and eyesight of Texas seniors, their children, and their grandchildren.” ALEXANDRIA, VA – The 60 Plus Association, the nation’s leading conservative senior advocacy organization with over 7.2 million senior supporters nationwide, including more than 500,000 in Texas, is warning Texans about dangerous legislation in…

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Boone & Martin Respond to Washington Post on Death Tax

The following is a response from 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin and 60 Plus National Spokesperson Pat Boone to Robert Samuelson’s op-ed in the April 27, Washington Post in support of the death tax.   Samuelson’s Death Tax Folly With polls showing Americans consistently supporting federal estate tax repeal between 60% and 70%, Republicans, actually…

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Seniors Group Endorses TPA Bill

Jim Martin: “Economic trade is central to creating jobs and growing our economy, issues of great concern to seniors as both consumers and investors.” (Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, America’s largest right-leaning seniors organization representing more than 7.2 million older Americans, today endorsed efforts to pass the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability…

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60 Plus Urges Congress to Reject the $164 Billion Bailout for Puerto Rico

Jim Martin: “Chapter 9 unfairly changes the rules for millions of senior citizens with their life savings on the line!” (Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, America’s largest right-leaning seniors organization representing more than 7.2 million older Americans, today launched an educational awareness campaign urging Congress to reject the $164 billion bailout for Puerto…

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Seniors Cheer Death Tax Repeal Vote in House

239 – YEA, 179 – NAY Jim Martin: “America owes a debt of gratitude for all the Members who stood strong against all the false rhetoric to support complete and total repeal of the death tax.”  (Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, the nation’s largest right-leaning seniors organization with over 7.2 million supporters today…

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Obama Climate Change Report Causes Seniors, Poorer Americans to Sweat Over Their Health

Jim Martin: “The President is ignoring an inconvenient truth: coal saves lives!” (Alexandria, Virginia) — The 60 Plus Association, America’s largest right-leaning seniors organization representing more than 7.2 million older Americans, today issued a response to President Obama’s draft Climate and Health Assessment report, which is being used to rally public support for his unpopular…

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