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How Tax Reform Proposals Would Impact America’s Older Adults

Tax reform is speeding through Congress, and the rapid pace means few people understand what’s in the latest proposals. Read our effort to provide the most reliable, factual information available about how they would affect older Americans.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: The House Tax Reform Plan & Older Americans

Congress and the White House have turned their attention to major tax reform, and the bill being debated in the House would have a significant impact on Americans of all ages, including seniors.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: Movement on FY18 Budget is Good News for Aging Services

September was shaping up to feature divisive budget debates in Congress, but within the past week, those deliberations have been averted or at least postponed.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: 10 Ways the Administration’s Budget Would Impact Senior Programs

The White House released its first full budget proposal, and it includes historic cuts—and even elimination—of programs that older adults and their families have relied on for more than 50 years. See 10 senior programs that would be impacted.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: Congress Cuts Funding for Two Senior Programs

This week, Congress is expected to approve a final FY17 appropriations bill that will keep the government funded through Sept. 30—but with significant cuts to two critical programs for seniors.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: Federal Funding for Aging Services

It’s budget season in Washington, DC, and funding for senior programs is at stake for two time periods—the rest of fiscal year 2017 and all of fiscal year 2018.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: The ACA Is Safe for Now, But What’s Ahead?

On March 24, the House cancelled its vote to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. While opponents of the repeal bill are breathing a sigh of relief, this is only round one of several fights that are expected this year over programs for America’s seniors.

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