Tag: Florida Alliance for Retired Americans

Danny McAuliffeOctober 3, 2018

A group boasting more than 188,000 retired Floridian voters is calling on Gov. Rick Scott to quit suggesting Sen. Bill Nelson‘s age makes him unfit for office. “The members of the Florida Alliance for Retired Americans call on Governor Rick Scott to stop using ageist, inflammatory language to describe Senator Nelson immediately,” Bill Sauers, president […]

Mitch PerryNovember 9, 2017

Rick Scott is firing back on calls for an investigation into his administration’s role in the deaths of Florida nursing home residents following Hurricane Irma in September. On Monday, a coalition of liberal groups including Progress Florida, For Florida’s Future, Florida Alliance for Retired Americans, AFSCME Florida, CREDO and others delivered petition signatures from more than […]

Mitch PerryOctober 4, 2016

AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka was in Tampa Tuesday, where he participated in a rally outside the Westshore district offices of Marco Rubio, calling on the Florida senator to sign a pledge to protect Social Security. “Look, Marco isn’t upstairs in his office today because he doesn’t show up very often,” Trumka began his remarks while standing before a […]

Scott PowersSeptember 12, 2016

The Florida Alliance For Retired Americans, a non-partisan organization that is nonetheless affiliated with the AFL-CIO, has called for all candidates to sign a pledge to preserve Social Security. The organization, which claims 200,000 members in Florida, is seeking public pledge signatures on a statement declaring, “to oppose every effort to privatize, cut benefits or […]


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