AARP Experience Corps Seeks Volunteers as Program Expands into Phoenix School Districts

Posted on 08/18/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Press FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 12, 2014 Contact: Cynthia J. Fagyas, cfagyas@aarp.org AARP EXPERIENCE CORPS SEEKS VOLUNTEERS AS PROGRAM EXPANDS INTO PHOENIX (Phoenix, AZ)–With the start of the 2014 school year, AARP Experience Corps is expanding into five Phoenix school districts, and new volunteers are being sought to help with the program. AARP Experience Corps is a program in which volunteers who are age 50+ tutor children who are struggling with reading comprehension. Volunteers dedicate five hours of time weekly during …

AARP Asks ACC TO Reconsider New “Phantom Water” Taxes

Posted on 01/24/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Press (Phoenix, AZ) — AARP Arizona today asked the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) to reconsider their decision to impose new “phantom” taxes on water users of some Arizona privately-owned water companies. AARP’s comments, filed in two dockets, oppose proposed settlements negotiated by Arizona’s Residential Utilities Consumer Office (RUCO) and ACC-regulated private utility companies. RUCO is the state government office charged with representing the public interests of residential consumers. Under the settlement agreements, ACC-regulated private utility companies propose a means of raising …