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60 Plus Association Supports “Zero for Zero” resolution

60 Plus Association continues to support Rep. Ted Yoho’s (FL-R-3) bipartisan “Zero for Zero” resolution (H.Con.Res.7). The sugar market is the most volatile commodity market in the world.  America’s sugar farmers compete, unfairly, against heavily subsidized foreign producers, justifying the current no-cost, U.S. sugar policy program to stabilize the domestic sugar market. The “zero-for-zero” policy…

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Time Is Running Out – Congress Must Act Now Before It’s Too Late

Seniors are paying close attention ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (January 31, 2019) – Yesterday, the federal agency that oversees Medicare, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), announced proposed 2020 payments for Medicare Advantage plans—the highly popular plans chosen by 22 million American seniors. The proposed increase of 1.59% is far less than the rate of…

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Senate Republicans Move to Abolish Death Tax

Effort would protect farmers, ranchers, small business owners ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (January 29, 2019) – 60 Plus Association Founder and Chairman James Martin issued the following statement on Tuesday regarding the introduction of the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2019 (S. 215), authored by Sen. John Thune (R-SD): “It’s hard to find a more unfair, more…

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CMS Expands Online Medicare Resources

New App, Online Tools Better Connect Seniors With Experts And Improves Transparency ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (January 28, 2019) – 60 Plus Association Founder and Chairman James Martin, and President Saul Anuzis issued the following statements on Monday regarding the new online services for Medicare information launched today by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): …

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Bi-Partisanship to Protect Seniors’ Health Care

It seems like bi-partisanship is a rare occurrence these days, but when we see it we need to call it out and praise it. Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), John Barrasso (R-WY), Doug Jones (D-AL), Tim Scott (R-SC), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) just introduced S. 172, the Health Insurance Tax Relief Act. Their…

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Climate Change Alarmism Is the World’s Leading Cause of Hot Gas

Even as anti-gas tax riots raged in France this week, naturalist David Attenborough warned a crowd at a United Nations climate change summit in Poland that “the collapse of our civilizations and the extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon.” U.N. General Assembly President Maria Espinosa told the media that “mankind”…

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The Snow Job in Poland

IPCC climate confab seeks to stampede the world into adopting destructive energy policies By Craig Rucker Any blizzards that blanket Poland this winter can’t compare to the massive snow job climate campaigners are trying to pull off. Some 30,000 politicians, activists, computer modelers, bureaucrats, lawyers, journalists, renewable energy sellers and a few scientists are in…

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The Sky is Falling?!?

Ridiculous report claims humans have killed more than half the world’s wildlife in past 48 years By Greg Walcher A recent World Wildlife Fund (WWF) report claims humans have killed more than half of all the wildlife in the world since 1970. The report attracted media mass attention, even though the actual 145-page essay doesn’t…

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Seniors Group Research Finds Proxy Advisory Failings Threaten Retiree Savings

60 Plus joins chorus calling for SEC reform of proxy firms ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (November 13, 2018) –  Today, the 60 Plus American Association of Senior Citizens (60 Plus) released a new report highlighting the conflicted role of proxy advisory firms and their impact on the retirement savings of millions of senior citizens. The report, Consequences of…

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