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NYSARA Endorses Letitia ‘Tish” James for NYS Attorney General and Tom DiNapoli for NYS Comptroller

  At their October 3rd Conference Call Board meeting the NYSARA Board of Directors unanimously endorsed Letitia "Tish" James for NYS Attorney General and Incumbent Thomas DiNapoli for NYS Comptroller. Letitia James is the Public Advocate for the City of New York, the s... Read more

Capital District Chapter Hosts 83rd Birthday Celebration of Social Security Featuring a discussion of the program by Congressman Tonko

NYSARA Executive Director Stephen Madarasz, Capital Region Chapter President Karen Wojcik-Hess, Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY20 CD), Linda Mertz of the University at Albany School of Public Welfare, and NYSARA activist Pat Lavin. Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY 20th CD) joined the Capital ... Read more

NYC Chapter of NYSARA Celebration of Social Security’s 83rd

Save Social Security and Medicare/Medicaid! That was the mantra at a recent meeting held at UFT headquarters on Thursday, August 9, 2018 and organized   by some of NYSARA's allies including Metro NY Healthcare for all, the UFT and Statewide Senior Action Network.   It was a... Read more

In Honor of Social Security’s 83rd Birthday The Truth About Social Security Its Critics Refuse to Acknowledge

  President Franklin Roosevelt signed our Social Security system into law eighty-three years ago today, on August 14, 1935. It has stood the test of time. Social Security protects us against the economic consequences of risks to which all of us are vulnerable. Rich or ... Read more

Republican Study Committee Draft Budget Bad For Senior’s

As of June 15, 2018, the House Budget Committee has not produced a budget for FY 2019. However, the 150-member strong Republican Study Committee (RSC) did draft a budget, and many of their proposals or similar proposals have been included in previous House budgets. The RSC budget... Read more

2017 Congressional Voting Records for NYS

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Central New York Chapter of NYSARA Welcomes Comptroller Dinapoli and NYSARA Executive Director Madarasz to Meeting

Meeting New York State Comptroller Tom Dinapoli was a special guest at the NYSARA Central New York chapter's monthly  meeting in Syracuse, offering perspective on the importance of improving retirement security for all New Yorkers, the strength of the NYS Public Emplo... Read more

New York City Chapter of NYSARA and JASA Sponsor Free Senior Resource Fair

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NYSARA Biennial Election Convention 2018 Officers and Directors Elected/ ARA Executive Director Addresses Group

The biennial election convention of the New York State Alliance for Retired Americans began on the night of April 18th with its Board of Directors meeting.  At this meeting retiring Board members Doug Matousek, Walter Dunn and Floyd Cameron were recognized and new Board member... Read more