April 30, 2019:
How much can government negotiations drive down the cost of prescription drugs for patients?
In other countries where the government negotiates directly for prescription drugs, costs are significantly lower for the same drugs than in the...Read more >
March 01, 2019: By Jay Hancock
Large majorities of Americans from both major parties support steps to control prescription drug costs such as showing prices in ads, removing barriers to generics and letting patients get less expensive drugs from Canada, a new po...Read more >
February 12, 2017: 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 annualiz...Read more >
November 23, 2016: The news that the White House and Republican congressional leaders have given up on passing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is welcome. That the TPP would be defeated by Congress if brought to a vote signals that Trojan-horse “trade” agreemen...Read more >
January 22, 2016: Last night January 21, 2016, William Francis from the New York State Alliance for Retired Americans, New York City Chapter, and Leandra Requena from Peruvians in Action were among the speakers at a forum in Queens calling on Representative Joseph Cro...Read more >
December 05, 2015: 1. Loss of Jobs, lower wages
The TPP is a bad deal for American workers. Like NAFTA, CAFTA and the WTO agreements, the TPP will continue our race to the bottom by giving trading partners greater ability to compete for American jobs by paying worke...Read more >
December 01, 2015: When:Tuesday January 12, 2016 at Noon.
Where: Leo O'Brien Federal Building 1 Clinton Square, Albany, NY
Timed to coincide with the President's State of the Union address where he will promote the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade bill. ...Read more >
November 24, 2015: The Central New York Chapter of NYSARA co-sponsored a rally against the TPP November 21, 2015. The event had 40 people and lots of press (great TV coverage) participate. Gerald Lotierzo, Co-President of the Central New York Chapter of NYSARA p...Read more >
November 05, 2015: The following statement was issued today by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, following the Obama Administration’s release of the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.
“Now that the fin...Read more >
September 06, 2015: June 17, 2015
United States Representative Kathleen Rice
300 Garden City Plaza
Garden City, NY 11530
Dear Representative Rice,
I write to you on the issues of the Trans Pacific Partners...Read more >