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Month: April 2017

Supporting Astronaut Life on Earth

The following post, which highlights IAM District 37 members, originally appeared on NASA’s website. It is reposted here with NASA’s permission. As the home of human space exploration, many people at NASA’s Johnson Space Center work to ensure astronauts safely and successfully explore space. Two buildings on-site and the staff within, however, are particularly focused […]

Marie and Donald Pinkin

Marie and Donald Pinkin Marie and Donald have Medicare to thank for their home and health. Donald underwent back surgery after a year of excruciating pain and three cortisone shots that had no impact. Fortunately, Medicare and supplemental insurance covered all the costs. However, only a few months later, Donald developed pneumonia from an infected […]

Edie Fishman

Edie Fishman Edie Fishman, 95, relies on Medicare to maintain her quality of life. Legally blind and living with osteoporosis, she depends on Medicare for doctor visits as well as treatments. Thanks to her guaranteed coverage, Edie can continue to reside comfortably and independently in her home. “Without Medicare, I wouldn’t be able to continue […]

GOP’s Latest Health Care Plan Takes Aim at Americans with Pre-existing Conditions While Protecting Members of Congress and Staff

Still Contains the Unsavory Parts of the Previous Attempt at “Reform” The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in response to media reports on the House Republicans’ latest plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act. “The House Republicans have succeeded in making a very bad health […]

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