Newhouse receives Guardian of Seniors’ Rights Award from 60 Plus Association

Lauded for commitment to elderly

Rep. Newhouse receives the Guardian of Seniors’ Rights Award from 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin.
“The Guardian Award is given to members in appreciation of their tireless efforts on behalf of senior citizens, as so many of our elderly struggle on a fixed income,” said Jim Martin.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 60 Plus Association announced in March that Representative Dan Newhouse (R-WA) has earned the Association’s Guardian of Seniors’ Rights award.
“I am honored by the recognition from 60 Plus for efforts to protect senior citizens,” said Rep. Newhouse. “The federal government has made promises to senior citizens to provide Medicare and Social Security, and we are responsible for keeping the nation in fiscal order to fulfill those promises.”
Rep. Newhouse receives the Guardian of Seniors’ Rights Award from 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin
Entertainer Pat Boone, National Spokesman for the 60 Plus Association, announced that Washington Representative Dan Newhouse has earned the Association’s Guardian of Seniors’ Rights award.
In a statement released by 60 Plus Association, spokesman and noted American singer Pat Boone remarked, “I’m still singing at concerts, but today I’m singing the praises of Congressman Dan Newhouse. Seniors can depend on Dan.” Boone, 82, and his wife of 61 years, Shirley, reside in California.
On behalf of the American Association of Senior Citizens, 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin was on hand at an event in the nation’s capital to present Rep. Newhouse with the award:
“The Guardian Award is given to members in appreciation of their tireless efforts on behalf of senior citizens, as so many of our elderly struggle on a fixed income,” said Jim Martin. “Seniors have to live within their means and so should our government. Rep. Newhouse will fight to end the 'Death Tax,' which negatively impacts small businesses, farmers and ranchers throughout the Nation We also particularly appreciate the efforts by Rep. Newhouse to assure the financial stability of Social Security and Medicare.
“That’s why Representative Newhouse has earned the Association’s highest award, and it’s my honor to personally present it,” Martin emphasized.
The 60 Plus Association is a 26-year-old nonpartisan organization working for death tax repeal, saving Social Security and Medicare, affordable prescription drugs, lowering energy costs and other issues featuring a less government, less taxes approach as well as a strict adherence to the Constitution. 60 Plus calls on support from over 7 million activists. 60 Plus has been called, “an increasingly influential senior citizen’s group,” and recognized as the alternative to the AARP.

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