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2019 Power Lunch and more updates

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WIARA Power Lunch

Save the date, the WIARA Power Lunch is on Monday, October 14th in Milwaukee! The Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans (WIARA) invites you to join us at the 2019 POWER Lunch. The POWER Lunch is The WIARA’s annual fundraiser that allows us to continue our important organi... Read more

National News: Friday Alert, July 19, 2019

Headlines: Congress Votes to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage to $15; Bipartisan Bill to End Tax on Employer-Provided Insurance Passes the House by an Overwhelming Margin; Health Insurers Overcharged Medicare By Billions; Government Pledging Action; ALERT: ... Read more

National News: Friday Alert, July 12, 2019

Headlines: Butch Lewis Act Can Save Multiemployer Pension Plans;  Affordable Care Act Lawsuit Would Rob Americans of their Health Insurance; New Business Plan Cuts Postal Workers’ Pensions, Lowers Benefits; Acosta Out as Labor Secretary; Hearing Aids a... Read more

Activists and Unions that Make the WI Alliance Strong

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Medicaid Bridgade in July 4th Parade!

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National News: Friday Alert, July 5th, 2019

Headlines: Speaker Pelosi’s Plan Would Extend Drug Price Protections to All Payers; Analysis: 1 in 6 Emergency Room and Hospital Patients Had Surprise Medical Bills; Congress Sets Record for Longest Period without Raise in Federal Minimum Wage; Alliance Ex... Read more

National News: Friday Alert, June 28, 2019

Headlines: Alliance Member Pam Parker Makes the Case for ACA Prescription Drug Protections; Alliance, AFL-CIO Call on Congress to Address Drug Provisions in NAFTA 2.0 Before Vote is Held; Report Shows Growing Pay Gap Between CEOs and Workers; Elder Care Ac... Read more

State Treasurer proposes new retirement options for Wisconsinites

May 30, 2019 MADISON (WKOW) — More than 50 percent of working Wisconsinites have less than $3,000 saved for retirement, according to State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski. Governor Tony Evers appointed her to serve on the Retirement Taskforce to find solutions to a growing problem ... Read more