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India Decision Could Have Devastating Impact on Seniors' Medicine

Compulsory drug patents undermine progress in new medicines, harm the sick, and kill our economic engine. (Alexandria, VA) — The 60 Plus Association announced today its opposition, in the strongest of terms, to a decision by the Controller of General Patents in India to issue a compulsory license at the request of the Indian company…

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Stop Lying to the Elderly

(Alexandria, Virginia) – 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin, leader of the nation’s largest conservative seniors organization with over 7.1 million senior supporters, today lashed back at President Obama for comments he made regarding the budget blueprint of House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI), which passed the House last week 228 to 191. Speaking at…

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FTC Ruling Harms Seniors

Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) Merger Will Mean Higher Prices, Fewer Pharmacy Choices (Alexandria, VA) — The 60 Plus Association (60 Plus) announced today that it strongly disagrees with the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) decision allowing the proposed merger between Express Scripts, Inc. (ESI) and Medco Health Solutions, two pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) that administer prescription…

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Rep. McKinley Off-base with Ryan Budget Medicare Comments

(Alexandria, Virginia) — U.S. Representative David McKinley (R-WV) received a scolding today from 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin, leader of the nation’s largest conservative seniors organization with over 7.1 million senior supporters, for comments and characterizations McKinley made in his vote against the budget of House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI), saying he could not…

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Obama Budget Unites Congress, Bi-partisan Vote Defeats it 414-0

60 Plus Jim Martin, “Will one Democrat willing to support his President please stand up?“ (Alexandria, Virginia) — The U.S. House of Representatives cast several budget votes late yesterday, including the budget blueprint created by President Obama, who touted the plan during January’s State of the Union Address as “fair” and reflecting “tough choices.” This…

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Liberal Protestors Earn Good Payday Outside of Supreme Court

“Union coffee break no match for thousands who rallied for freedom,” Jim Martin, 60 Plus. (Washington, DC) – Dueling rallies characterized the stakes outside the Supreme Court today, as pro-Obamacare supporters were largely composed of paid protestors hailing from union and other Democrat affiliated organizations, while thousands of anti-Obamacare activists joined in the “Hands off…

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SCOTUS: OBAMACARE: HAZARDOUS TO OUR HEALTH

(Washington, DC) – Statement today by Jim Martin, Chairman of the 60 Plus Association, on the occasion of the “Hands Off My Health Care Rally” on Capitol Hill, sponsored by Americans for Prosperity, 60 Plus, and others. My name is Jim Martin, I’m Chairman of the 60 Plus Association representing 7.1 million senior citizen supporters—seasoned-citizens…

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Seniors Say Time to Repeal and Replace Obama's Un-Affordable Care Act

(Alexandria, Virginia) – With the first day of Obamacare arguments at the Supreme Court in the books, Americans remain overwhelmingly in favor of repealing the President’s health care law, whether piece by piece, or all at once. “It was rammed down our throats two years ago.  Seniors didn’t like it then.  Seniors don’t like it…

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Energy Tax Bill Hurts Seniors

60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin: ‘The Legislation is Baseless and Destructive’ (Alexandria, VA) – 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin, leader of the nation’s largest conservative seniors’ organization, issued the following statement today on Sen. Bob Menendez’s (D-NJ) introduction of Senate bill S.2204, “Repeal of Big Oil Subsidies Act of 2012.”  The bill is slated for…

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OBAMACARE: HAZARDOUS TO OUR HEALTH

(Washington, DC) – The following statement was given today by Jim Martin, Chairman of the 60 Plus Association, on the occasion of the “Road to Repeal Rally” on Capitol Hill. My name is Jim Martin, and on behalf of our 7.1 million senior supporters nationwide, I’m here representing the 60 Plus Association. For 20 years…

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