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Alliance for Retired Americans Friday Alert

Don’t Forget: Tuesday is Election Day!

10/31/2014 - Tuesday, November 4 is Election Day, and seniors in every state will be affected by the results. If right-wing extremists take over both houses of Congress, then Social Security and Medicare will be direct targets of the majority in both the House and Senate. And if anti-worker, anti-retiree governors take over state houses, then pensions are at risk, as well.

APWU Web News Article 195-2014

New Video

Dimondstein: Don’t Let Postmaster General Put USPS in a Museum

10/30/2014 -

"Postmaster General Donahoe is implementing one of the greatest threats to the public Postal Service to date,” APWU President Mark Dimondstein says in a new video. Standing in front of the National Postal Museum, Dimondstein adds, “This is where Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe would permanently put the public Postal Service.”

e-Team Report, Oct. 24, 2014

10/24/2014 - Get involved before it is too late – Election Day is around the corner!

Election Day is just two weeks away and in several states, the polls are already open. In many contests, the margin of victory is expected to be extremely small. Control of the United States Senate and many governorships will hinge on the outcome of a number of tight contests where the candidates are separated by only percent or two or two in the polls.

APWU Web News Article 190-2014

Retiree COLAs Set at 1.7%

10/22/2014 - The Social Security Administration has announced a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) of 1.7 percent for the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) and Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS). The increase will be reflected in January 2015 annuity payments.

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