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Support memo for NYS legislative bill # AO5565A KAVANAGH/S04748 that would allow localities to raise the income eligibility limits for the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) program and the Disabled Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) program to any amount up to $51,000 beginning on July 1, 2016;

SUPPORT MEMO AO5565A KAVANAGH/S04748   The New York State Alliance for Retired Americans, representing 440,000 members and their families strongly supports the above – referenced legislation. This bill would allow localities to raise the income eligibility limi... Read more

June 9, 2015 letter in support of the passage of paid family leave legislation (S.3004 and A3870) in New York State

The 440, 000 members of the NYS Alliance for Retired Americans are proud to sign on to this letter in support of the passage of paid family leave legislation (S.3004 and A3870) in New York State. Through the implementation of paid family leave, senior citizens can be secure in th... Read more

Letter to CEO Milton on behalf of the New York State Nurses Association vs. Ellis Hospital and threatened lockout

Dear Mr. Milton, I just learned of Ellis Medicine’s plan to lockout NYSNA RNs following their recently announced one day strike on behalf of safe-staffing and quality patient care. This is a shameful response to the selfless advocacy of NYSNA nurses on behalf of their commun... Read more

US Representative Rice and her position on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) issue

June 17, 2015   United States Representative Kathleen Rice DISTRICT OFFICE 300 Garden City Plaza Suite 200 Garden City, NY 11530   Dear Representative Rice, I write to you on the issues of the Trans Pacific Partnership, Fast Track and the TAA. I... Read more

Capital District of NYSARA Labor Day Celebration

The Capital District NYS ARA on the march showing our support and respect to all LABOR during the labor day Parade in Albany NY September 11,2015. Member Ed Hryhor, Treasurer Rich Vale, Floyd Cameron of NYSUT and Karen Wojcik-Hess President of the Capital District Chapter of NYS... Read more