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26 Oct, 2016, 11:42 ET RetireSafe Releases Virginia Voter Data Indicating Majority Support for COPN Reform

RetireSafe today released a Virginia statewide survey indicating strong public support for reform of the Certificate of Public Need (COPN) law....


10 Sep, 2014, 10:30 ET Statement from RetireSafe to Congress

The following is a statement on behalf of RetireSafe: Dear Member of Congress; We write to you today to bring to your attention a critical safety...


30 May, 2013, 09:27 ET Older Americans Seeking a Fair COLA Applaud H.R. 2154, the CPI for Seniors Act

 RetireSafe, a 400,000-supporter strong national advocacy group for older Americans, today applauded H.R. 2154, the "CPI for Seniors Act of...


19 Mar, 2013, 17:24 ET RetireSafe Joins with More than 330 Organizations in Calling On Congress to Preserve Medicare Part D for America's Seniors

 RetireSafe, representing 400,000 senior supporters across America, today joined more than 330 organizations in a letter urging Washington to...


23 Jan, 2013, 14:46 ET Roe and Schwartz Take Action, Work to Repeal IPAB

 The following letter was sent by RetireSafe to members of the House of Representatives: As time marches on and more and more of the...


13 Dec, 2012, 15:47 ET RetireSafe Slams Chained COLA as an Insidious Stealth Effort to Cheat Seniors and Cut Benefits!

 Representing 400,000 senior citizen supporters across America, RetireSafe President Thair Phillips today slammed the continued discussion of...


05 Dec, 2012, 13:48 ET RetireSafe Blasts Newest Efforts to Rob Seniors of Their Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representing 400,000 senior citizen supporters across America, RetireSafe President Thair...


28 Feb, 2012, 16:15 ET RetireSafe to House: Pass H.R. 452 and Repeal IPAB Now!

 Today, on behalf of its 400,000 senior citizen supporters nationwide, RetireSafe again called on the United States House of Representatives to...


06 Jan, 2012, 10:00 ET RetireSafe Urges Express Scripts to Resume Contract Negotiations with Walgreens

 RetireSafe, a 400,000-supporter strong grassroots organization that advocates and educates on behalf of America's seniors on issues regarding...


28 Jul, 2011, 10:22 ET 79% of Seniors Oppose Deficit-Linked Medicare Cuts

Even Small Changes in Medicare Program Can Have Potentially Dramatic Consequences for Seniors Seniors are significantly concerned about the...


08 Jul, 2011, 16:36 ET RetireSafe Calls Proposed "Chained" Consumer Price Index a Tax Increase on Older Americans!

Today, RetireSafe President Thair Phillips called proposed efforts to establish a "chained" consumer price index (CPI) as the standard used to...


16 Mar, 2011, 13:08 ET RetireSafe Presents Major CPI and Seniors Study, Joins With Veterans, Health Care Groups, and House Leaders to Urge Passage of H.R. 1086, the CPI for Seniors Act

Today RetireSafe, representing more than 400,000 senior-citizen supporters nationwide, strongly endorsed the recently introduced CPI for Seniors...


17 Nov, 2010, 15:21 ET RetireSafe Urges Support for Provenge Prostate Cancer Treatment

RetireSafe, a 400,000-supporter strong national advocacy group for older Americans, today urged the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage...


12 Nov, 2010, 09:04 ET Seniors Blast the Deficit Commission's Willingness to Break America's Promise to America's Older Citizens!

RetireSafe, a 400,000-supporter strong national advocacy group for older Americans, today blasted the Deficit Commission's draft report.  The...


14 Oct, 2010, 13:35 ET Older Americans Blast Congress Over a 'Zero' Social Security COLA for 2011 -- and the Inaccurate, Unfair CPI that Created It!

RetireSafe, a 400,000-supporter strong national advocacy group for older Americans, today blasted Congress for again failing older Americans by...


10 Sep, 2010, 08:43 ET National Seniors Group RetireSafe Files Amicus Brief Joining Legal Effort to Stop New Physician Hospital Restrictions That Harm Medicare Beneficiaries

Today RetireSafe President Thair Phillips announced, on behalf of the organization's more than 400,000 senior-citizen supporters nationwide, that...


24 Aug, 2010, 14:34 ET Seniors Slam Car Company Efforts to Escalate a Repair Parts Monopoly That Harms Older Americans

Today, RetireSafe President Thair Phillips, representing 400,000 older Americans, slammed the car companies' latest effort to enhance their...


09 Jul, 2010, 09:00 ET RetireSafe Protests the Recess Appointment of Dr. Donald Berwick as CMS Administrator

RetireSafe President Thair Phillips, speaking on behalf of more than 400,000 senior-citizen supporters across America, today protested President...


07 Jul, 2010, 11:04 ET RetireSafe Presents Major CPI and Seniors Study, Joins With Veterans, Health Care Groups, and House Leaders to Urge Passage of H.R. 5305, the CPI for Seniors Act

Last week, RetireSafe, representing over 400,000 older Americans, held a Capitol Hill briefing presenting an important academic study focused on...


29 Jun, 2010, 12:20 ET Press and House Staff Advisory Update!

RetireSafe Update on Special House Staff and Press Briefing "Fixing Social Security? Get the Numbers Right First!" At 10:00 a.m. in 2253 Rayburn,...


25 Jun, 2010, 12:54 ET Press and House Staff Advisory: RetireSafe Announces House Staff and Press Briefing

"Fixing Social Security? Get the Numbers Right First!" At 10:00 AM in 2253 Rayburn, on Wednesday, June 30th Today, Thair Phillips, President of...


17 May, 2010, 10:15 ET Members of Congress Launch Landmark CPI for Seniors Act - Win Praise from Older Americans Seeking Fairness

Today RetireSafe, representing 400,000 senior-citizen supporters across America, praised U.S. Representatives John "Jimmy" Duncan, Jr. (TN-2),...


26 Mar, 2010, 11:13 ET RetireSafe Urges House Members to Stand Up for Older Americans and Cosponsor the CPI for Seniors Act Now!

RetireSafe, representing 500,000 senior citizen supporters across America, today urged Members of the U.S. House of Representatives to become...


22 Mar, 2010, 12:29 ET RetireSafe Cites New Study, Urges U.S. House Judiciary Committee to Take Action Now to Pass H.R. 3059, the Access to Repair Parts Act

Today RetireSafe, representing 400,000 senior citizen supporters across America, called on the United States House Judiciary Committee to take...


19 Mar, 2010, 11:42 ET Citing a BAD Bill and a BAD Process, RetireSafe Urges Calls to Congress to Stop the Health CARE Reform Bill

Today RetireSafe, representing 400,000 senior citizen supporters nationwide, urged every older American to make their voice heard in opposition to...