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Homeschool Families Aided By Student Empowerment Act

Legislation extends 529 Plan tax benefits to families who homeschool their children ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (May 17, 2019) – 60 Plus Association Founder and Chairman James Martin today issued the following statement in support of the Student Empowerment Act, drafted by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO): “One of the greatest tools for…

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Outlawing Gas Powered Cars Is Nuts

Seniors Leader Blasts Proposal To Ban Internal Combustion Cars by 2040 ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (May 16, 2019) – 60 Plus Association Founder and Chairman James Martin today issued the following statement regarding a congressional proposal to ban gasoline powered automobiles by 2040: “Progressive liberals are lining up behind self-described Socialist Bernie Sanders and Oregon Senator Jeff…

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Help Us Keep America Strong – America Needs Strategic Minerals

America depends on strategic minerals to build and create the critical components of our modern lives. From lifesaving medical devices, to new technologies that benefit our lives and maintaining our national security dominance – America needs its own secure supply of strategic minerals. Like ANWR and shale oil that is helping secure America’s new energy…

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Seniors Leader: “Pronounce Medicare For All Dead On Arrival”

Senate bill would end employer health insurance for nearly 200,000,000 Americans ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (April 10, 2019) – 60-Plus Association Founder and Chairman James Martin today issued the following statement regarding Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare For All” legislation, which was introduced today in the Senate. “As Democrats continue their leftward lurch towards Socialism, the legislation proposed Wednesday…

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Chairman Martin Testifies Before the Florida House

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FOX 13) – A bill making its way through Tallahassee could lead utility companies to move their power lines underground, adding extra protection while helping to keep the lights on for more people after major storms. However, House Bill 797 could come at a cost to customers. Hurricane Irma, which hit in September…

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Shirley Boone Memorial Service – February 21, 2019

We mourn the loss of our National Spokesman and Good Friend Pat Boone’s wife, Shirley. They were married for 65 years until Friday morning when death took her. But Pat says he will see her soon, seeing as how she just changed address. In her final moments, Shirley was surrounded by her husband and the…

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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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