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NYSARA President and Executive Director meet with NYS Legislative Leaders on Senior Agenda 2017

On Tuesday May 2nd NYSARA President Barry Kaufmann and Executive Director Steve Madarasz met with staff members from Assembly Minority Leader Kolb, Senate IDC Leader Klein, Senate Majority Leader Flanagan and with Senate Democratic Leader Stewart Cousins. The NYSARA leaders prese... Read more

Long Island Chapter hosts forum on healthcare and the Constitutional Convention

The Long Island Chapter of NYSARA held a two hour forum on health care and the NYS Constitutional Convention on Friday April 28, 2017. The fifty (50) activists in attendance were presented with the reasons for and the practicalities of a single payer health care system in New Yor... Read more

Forum on Reversing Runaway Inequality Sponsored by the Capital District Chapter of the NYS Alliance for Retired Americans

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National Call-in Day to Stop the American Health Care Act

Our two NYS Senators (Schumer and Gillibrand) are firmly opposed to the AHCA.  However, Senators have said that people seem not to be concerned and have stopped calling.  We CANNOT let them think that.  Also, have your friends and family and acquaintances call their Senator to... Read more

Long Island Chapter of NYSARA Conference

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Capital District Chapter of NYSARA Attend Rally on behalf of the New York Health Act

On April 4th, the 39th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, a rally to further one of his legacy issues, healthcare for all was held. Supporters gathered in large numbers to support the New York Health Act, a single payer health care plan. Members of the Capi... Read more

NYSARA Appoints New Executive Director

On the recommendation of NYSARA President Barry Kaufmann and the action of the NYSARA Board of Directors, Stephen Madarasz has been appointed the NYS Alliance for Retired Americans new Executive Director as of April 1st. He replaces former Executive Director John Costello. St... Read more

Western New York Chapter of NYSARA Board Meeting

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Positions on the AHCA (Trump/Ryancare) by our Congressional Representatives

All 18 Democratic Congresspersons committed to voting against How our nine Republican Congressional Representatives stood on the AHCA (Trumpcare) Supported the Bill (NY Times 3/24/2017) Lee Zeldin - 1st Congressional District John Faso - 19th Congressional District (Co-... Read more