AARP North Dakota Statement on Measure 1/State President Resignation

Posted on 10/13/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy AARP has not taken a position on any of the eight ballot measures. We developed a brief summary of each of the ballot measures as part of our member voter education efforts. As a nonpartisan organization, AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates. However, we do work to educate members on where candidates stand on issues important to our members. AARP does take positions on public policy issues and supports specific …

October 2014 AARP North Dakota Newsletter – Your Latest News

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy Check out the October 2014 AARP North Dakota News. Stories include: upcoming “Caring for Family Caregivers” lunch and learns in Minot, Bismarck, West Fargo and Grand Forks. AARP-sponsored candidate debates on Prairie Public. Grandparent essay contest winners. and the latest schedule of driver safety classes around the state. If you’d like to receive the newsletter by mail every month, email your USPS address to lhalvorson@aarp.org. October 2014 AARP North Dakota News

North Dakota Candidate Debates Broadcast in October

Posted on 09/17/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy AARP North Dakota is co-sponsoring candidate debates beginning Oct. 8 on Prairie Public. The debates feature candidates for two seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and four North Dakota statewide offices: Secretary of State, Agriculture Commissioner, and two seats on the Public Service Commission. Here is the schedule for when the debates will first broadcast on Prairie Public. All times are Central. Oct. 8—Secretary of State, Prairie Public radio network, 6:30 p.m. (April Fairfield, Al Jaeger, Roland Riemers) Oct. …

AARP ND Legislative Volunteers Resource Center

Posted on 09/9/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy AARP ND Legislative Volunteers can use these resources to help them be successful advocates for 50+ North Dakotans.  These documents will be updated as needed and new materials added as needed. Please direct any questions to Associate State Director for Advocacy Josh Askvig jaskvig@aarp.org or 701-989-0129. Legislative Volunteers Brochure- a brochure outlining the AARP ND Legislative Volunteer Program and the registration form to sign up. Sign up online to be an AARP ND Legislative Volunteer 2014 Election “Your Guide to November Ballot Measures“ Legislative …

Do You Have the Proper ID to Vote in North Dakota? Are You Sure?

Posted on 04/29/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy Because of voter identification law changes passed by the 2013 North Dakota Legislature, state residents should ensure they have one of the five valid forms of identification that will be allowed at the polls. The five valid forms of identification are: North Dakota driver’s license North Dakota non-driver’s ID Tribal issued ID Student ID voting certificate Long-term care ID certificate   In all cases, state law requires the ID to include the voter’s name, residential address (not a PO Box), …

Uninsured, Low-income North Dakotans Can Sign Up for Expanded Medicaid Coverage

Posted on 04/4/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy Today in North Dakota, there are options for everyone to obtain health insurance coverage regardless of their income. No one plans to get sick or hurt, but most people need to get treated for an illness or injury at some point, and health insurance coverage helps protect you from the high cost of health care. An estimated 32,000 uninsured North Dakotans could have health coverage as early as January if they sign up for Medicaid this month. Under an expansion …