January 27, 2016: On November 17, with leadership from IARA leader Jeff Rains, President of SOAR 11-96, the City Council of Granite City passed a resolution opposing the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal. This agreement contains various provisions that could affect...Read more >
November 06, 2015: After months of secret negotiations, the Obama Administration released the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal on Thursday.
“Now that the final wording has been made public, we know that seniors are right to be worried about t...Read more >
June 12, 2015: The following statement was issued today by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, following the U.S. House votes on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Fast Track Authority legislative package.
“Today’s votes in t...Read more >
June 03, 2015: The House Republican leadership is pushing to bring Fast Track legislation for the job-killing, retiree-hurting, Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal to a vote soon.
The Fast Track bill has already passed in the Senate, and if approved by th...Read more >
April 15, 2015: Fast Track Bill is a Bad Deal for Seniors
The following statement was issued today by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in anticipation of the “fast track” trade promotion authority bill by Senate Financ...Read more >