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Consumer Groups Praise PSC Affordability Effort As “Major, Unprecedented Step”

Posted on 01/8/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Contacts: Erik Kriss, ekriss@aarp.org, David Irwin, dirwin@aarp.org Joint Statement by AARP, NYPIRG, Consumers Union, Public Utility Law Project: ALBANY, New York – “By opening a proceeding to review and standardize energy affordability programs, the Public Service Commission (PSC) is taking a major and unprecedented step that could help millions of utility consumers across New York State. “New Yorkers pay among the highest average residential electric rates in the continental United States. Consumers’ struggles are evident; every day, New York utility …

Broadway Week is Back! Starts Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Posted on 12/18/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

Starting Tuesday, January 6, 2014 at 10:30 am through Friday, January 9, 2015, AARP members* can purchase 2-for-1 Broadway tickets during a pre-sale offer period. This offer is available to AARP members three days before the offer is made available to the general public. During Broadway Week (January 20 – February 5, 2015) from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, stop by the Official NYC Information Center-South Street Seaport to meet AARP staff, volunteers, and other members to learn more about …

Get Discounts to the Syracuse International Film Festival

Posted on 08/27/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

Join us at the Syracuse International Film Festival  – October 5-12, 2014. AARP Members can receive the following discount rates for the festival, just show your AARP card and a photo ID at the Box Office. $65 – Full Festival Pass ($100 value) Good for all Festival events Oct 5-12 $30 – Weekend Special Pass. Good for all Festival events Oct 10-12 $10 – Single event (at the door) For additional information regarding shows and times visit their website.  

Wrapping Up! AARP NY’s 2014 Legislative Session

Posted on 08/14/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

AARP New York members, activists, and volunteers joined together this year to make significant progress and win important victories on critical issues for older New Yorkers, including homeowners, consumers, family caregivers, and grandparents and other relatives raising children. Grassroots efforts and advocacy by AARP New York members, activists, and volunteers helped extend legal protections for homeowners facing foreclosure and moved us closer to providing utility consumers the independent voice they need to fight unfair rate hikes. Our team effort helped …

Broadway Week is back! Starts August 13th.

Posted on 08/11/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

Starting Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 10:30 am, through Monday, August 18, 2014, AARP members* can purchase 2-for-1 Broadway tickets during a pre-sale offer period. This offer is available to AARP members five days before the offer is made available to the general public. During Broadway Week (September 1-14, 2014) from 4-5 pm, stop by the Official NYC Information Center-Midtown to meet AARP staff, volunteers, and other members to learn more about what we are doing in your community. Tickets …

AARP Wants You to Have Fun & Save Money on Long Island

Posted on 07/22/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

AARP is working really hard to bring you some of the best entertainment and help you save money while doing it. Join other local AARP members, volunteers and staff for entertainment and fun on Long Island this summer at a variety of local offerings and member engagement events. Here is a glimpse of the events and offers available: New York JETS – up to 32% off and a unique on field experience! (Use code GREEN14) New York Yankees – up to 50 …