Jeb Bush: ‘Phase Out Medicare’
Medicare provides quality, affordable health care to seniors. It also is in its strongest fiscal shape in years thanks to the Affordable Care Act. So why does Republican Presidential candidate JEB! Bush want to “phase out this program?”
Retirees Build on Success, Look to Protect Retirement Security
More than 100 retirees gathered for the Alliance for Retired Americans Legislative Conference and the Annual AFSCME Retiree Council meeting in the nation’s capital this week, lobbying lawmakers to protect Social Security, Medicare and public pensions.
‘Dreaming of a Fair Governor’ in Missouri
Home care attendants, their clients and community members last week visited the home of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, singing him such Christmas carols as “Home Care Workers Are Coming to Town” and “I’m Dreaming of a Fair Governor.”
Senator Warren, Koch Sisters Lead Rally to Protect Social Security, Medicare
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren rallied some 300 activists on Capitol Hill Thursday. She was joined by the anti-Koch brothers “Koch Sisters” and several other members of Congress who promised to stand strong against tea-party attacks on the social safety net.
Shhh… Medicare Costs Are Going Down
Contrary to conventional wisdom, Medicare costs aren’t a budget buster. The nonpartisan budget scorekeeper, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), reported last week that Medicare spending is declining.
GOP Govs Cutting Off Noses To Spite… Obama
Millions of Americans are waiting for medical care because they live in states whose legislatures or governors are obstructing the Affordable Care Act out of pure political spite.
AFSCME Retiree Makes Big Impact through PEOPLE
Retiree Dennis Patrick sends $500 check to AFSCME’s political action program.
Medicare on Its Anniversary: Strong and Built to Last
Federal program guarantees health benefits for 50 million seniors and people with disabilities.
AFSCME.TV: Nurses Are the Heart of Health Care
Hundreds of AFSCME nurses gathered to fight for improved conditions for nurses and patients.
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