Category: Legislative News

January 2024

While this update covers what happened in Washington during January regarding issues important to seniors, it also will report on the upcoming events and issues that seniors should be aware of as we enter February. Co ...

November 2023

The Senior Citizens League (TSCL) Monthly Washington Update for the end of November 2023 Biden Administration Takes Another Step Toward Lowering Drug Prices The Biden administration has determined that it has the aut ...

October 2023

The Senior Citizens League (TSCL) Monthly Washington Update for the end of October 2023 Medicare Open Enrollment Period Has Begun In case you haven’t heard, the Medicare open enrollment period has started, and it run ...

September 2023

Disarray in the House of Representatives Anyone paying any attention to the news knows the drama in Congress, specifically in the House of Representatives. For the first time in American history, a Speaker of the Hou ...

August 2023

These are the stories we cover in this issue of our TSCL Washington Update. The coming of September means Congress faces a mad rush to keep the government from shutting down on October 1; the Biden Administration anno ...

July 2023

With So Much Left to do, Congress takes a Vacation for the Next Six Weeks The members of Congress left town late last week for their annual August recess.  However, they left a huge pile of work with little time left to ...

June 2023

Congress is not in session this week because of the July 4 holiday. If you had a 4th of July parade in your community, you may have seen your Senators or your Representative in the parade. Riding in parades is something ...

May 2023

Seniors Dodge Catastrophe This Time, but Will They in Two Years? By far, the biggest accomplishment by Congress this year has been the passage of legislation to raise the government’s debt ceiling. Although defaulting o ...

April 2023

Extra COVID-19 Booster now Available for Seniors and other High-risk Americans In mid-April, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced that people 65 or older with one Pfizer or Moderna updated booster can roll ...

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