A group of House Republicans said seniors lobby AARP will gain as much $1 billion over the next decade from the 2010 health care overhaul it supported and should have its tax-exempt status investigated.
Nokia Oyj’s preliminary victory in its efforts to collect royalties from Taiwanese phonemaker HTC Corp. will be reviewed by a U.S. trade agency with the power to keep the smartphones from entering the country.
AARP, a lobbying group for retirees, said today it is willing to support cuts in Social Security over “the long term” to shore up the program’s finances while stressing its opposition to any benefit changes as part of current efforts to slash the federal debt.
Phyllis Borzi spent decades helping invent ways to protect people from unpleasant surprises in their health and retirement plans. Never did she run into the kind of resistance finance firms have mustered against her latest idea.