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Productive Meeting Held with Representative Peter King

On Friday February 10, 2017 NYSARA President Barry Kaufmann and Long Island Chapter of NYSARA President Stanley Bergman met with Congressman Peter King. (R/CD #2) NYSARA's positions on the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, Block granting or annualizing of Medicaid, voucherizing ... Read more

Social Security and Medicare Facts and Figures 2017

To see the current year (2017) facts and figures on Social Security and Medicare please click here.... Read more

NYSARA President speaks at the Renew the American Promise (RAP)/Health Care for America Now (HCAN) Meeting

On Friday February 3rd NYSARA President Barry A. Kaufmann spoke at the annual NYS RAP/HCAN meeting in Albany. With over 100 activists in attendance the timelines and details of the consideration of issues such as the affordable care act, Medicare, Medicaid, Safety net programs su... Read more

Restore America’s Promise (RAP) Conference February 3, 2017

NYSARA is part of the RAP group which includes the Healthcare Action Network (HCAN), Center for Independence of the Disabled in NY, Citizen Action of NY, Fiscal Policy Institute, Hunger Action Network, Metro Health Care for All, NY Statewide Senior Action, 1199 SEIU United He... Read more

NYSARA 2017 Senior Legislative Agenda

1. Pass Safe Patient Staffing Bill in the NYS Senate 2. Work for the Rejection to the NYS Constitutional Convention 3. Retirement Security in NYS 4. Fight to reject amending Section 167-a of the Civil Service law that would freeze the reimbursement of the Medicare Part B... Read more

Rally for healthcare: Long Island Chapter in the house at Westbury

L-R LI Chapter of NYSARA President Stanley Bergman, Bob Suoto and LI Chapter Treasurer Walter Dunn January 15, 2017 Several hundred people attended a rally in Westbury to preserve healthcare, inspired by Senator Bernie Sanders and Minority Leader Senator Chuck Schumer's ca... Read more