ARA of Pennsylvania

Rachel Tabachnick on ALEC and the Right Wing

Researcher and Author Rachael Tabachnick discusses how the Right Wing has infiltrated our nation's and our states' public policy process through ALEC and allies in state capitols across the county. This free event sponsored by he Pennsylvania Alliance for Retired Americans took place in Erie, PA in September 2014.

Friday Alert

Sherrod Brown to Introduce Harkin Bill to Expand Social Security in 114th Congress


Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) has announced plans to reintroduce Sen. Tom Harkin’s (D-IA) Strengthening Social Security Act in the next Congress. The bill would change the Social Security benefit formula, ensuring that cost of living adjustments adequately reflect the living expenses of retirees, and improve the long term financial condition o...

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Press Release

July 31, 2014

PA Alliance Statement on Social Security and Medicare Trustees Reports

“Retirees across Pennsylvania and across the nation rely on Social Security and Medicare to maintain their quality of life as senior citizens.  These programs have lifted millions out of poverty in the past, and they will grow in importance for future generations as pensions become more rare and saving for retirement gets more difficult for so many working Americans.  That’s why everyone, retirees and workers alike, should be glad about the latest Trustees Report on the finances of Social Security and Medicare.

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