Al Cors, Jr. - Vice President, Public Affairs
Cors is a 40-year plus veteran of legislative campaigns on Capitol Hill and in most of the 50 state capitols. Since early 2004, he has served as the lead legislative advocate for RetireSafe's nearly 400,000 plus supporters. His daily mission is to protect the Social Security and Medicare benefits of every older American. He manages RetireSafe's legislative issues on these critical programs, as well as on tax, retirement, and consumer issues.
Cors is an outspoken advocate for the research and development of new treatments and cures needed to address heart disease, diabetes, and Alzheimer's disease. In coalition with America's leading patient advocate groups, Cors works continuously to enhance the lives of older Americans. Concurrently, for the past five years, Cors has served as Policy Director for the Senior Center for Health and Security, a separate, but related, educational foundation. In this capacity he speaks frequently on health care, prescription drug safety, financial and consumer issues of great importance to seniors.
Previous posts for Cors include the National Taxpayers Union (Vice President for Government Affairs), the National Tax Limitation Committee (Director of Legislative and Political Affairs), and the National Rifle Association of America (Federal Lobbyist and State Liaison). In the mid-1970s, he served as Administrative Assistant for the Assistant House Majority Leader of the Indiana House of Representatives.