April 20, 2020:
Because of the COVID 19 pandemic NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued an executive order concerning the June 23, 2020 primary.
**Pursuant to Executive Order 202.15 issued April 9, 2020, voters may request and vote via an absentee ballot for ...Read more >
July 02, 2019: Members of NYSARA participated in the health survey conducted by the CNYH. CNYH completed 2,409 Healthcare Rights and Access Surveys with residents all over New York State. CNYH trained volunteers on how to implement the survey, and collected resul...Read more >
June 13, 2019: In New York State, the best way to ensure that your health care wishes are known and followed is to use Advance Directives. These are legal documents that will speak for you if you are unable to speak for yourself.
A Health Care Proxy allows you ...Read more >
May 20, 2019: On Thursday the national Alliance released its 2018 Congressional Voting Record scoring each U.S. Senator and Representative’s votes on critical retirement security issues.
“Most politicians say they care about seniors on the campaign trail, ...Read more >
February 19, 2018: On Monday, November 27th the United States labor department postponed from Jan. 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019, the fiduciary rule that established the applicability of a legally binding contract between brokers and retirement-account clients that requi...Read more >
May 21, 2017: The New York Health Act the “Medicare-for-all” bill—designed to provide health insurance to all state residents—passed the predominantly Democratic Assembly Tuesday afternoon May 16th following several hours of partisan back-and-forth on the ...Read more >
March 26, 2017: 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 - 19...Read more >
February 17, 2017: On Wednesday February 15th the first ever joint meeting of the NYC Chapter of NYSARA and Council of Municipal Retiree Organizations (COMRO) was held at UFT headquarters. The major topic of discussion was the status of the federal deliberations on t...Read more >
February 05, 2017: 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, Me...Read more >
January 20, 2017: 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 reimbu...Read more >