AARP to House Finance: Keep your pension promise

Posted on 03/4/2014 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

About AARP Below is testimony prepared for the House Finance Committee, Tuesday, March 4, 2014 AARPRI AARP Rhode Island Testimony H7133, Article 17 APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE STATE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2015 House Committee on Finance Tuesday, March 4, 2014 AARP Rhode Island appears today respectfully to urge that you reconsider permanently forgoing the State of Rhode Island’s obligation to deposit the general revenue surplus into the state pension fund as stated in Article 17. While …

AARP Supports ‘Complete Streets’ for Warwick

Posted on 05/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP  AARP and other smart-growth advocates are backing “complete streets” plans for Warwick as the city grows as a transportation hub. Complete streets policies require traffic planners to take all users—pedestrians, cyclists, motorists, public transit riders—into account when they plan new roads or redesign old ones. AARP will hold a workshop reviewing complete streets plans for Warwick’s Apponaug Village from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 13 at the Warwick Museum of Art. Volunteers are needed to examine roads, sidewalks and bike …

Alan B. Neville is new RI State President

Posted on 03/12/2013 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

About AARP PROVIDENCE – AARP Rhode Island State Director Kathleen Connell today announced the appointment of Alan B. Neville as State President. “We are delighted that Alan has stepped into this key leadership position,” Connell said. “His professional experience, his distinguished history as a volunteer leader and his passion for our mission make him an ideal choice.” A Cumberland resident, Neville joined the AARP Executive Council in 2006 and chairs the state Senior Legislative Council. “My initial interest in volunteering at AARP …

AARP@TheStateHouse: Volunteers Visit Every Tuesday of the Session

Posted on 03/11/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP AARP@TheStateHouse aims to organize volunteers who will make their presence known at the State House every Tuesday of the legislative session and on days of key votes. On hand outside the doors of the House and Senate (and, with permission, venturing onto the floor befor the session is call to order), the volunteers push for consumer protections, support for family caregivers and other issues important to Rhode Islanders age 50-plus. “A steady stream of AARP volunteers is be hard for lawmakers to miss,” …

Contact Us

Posted on 04/1/2012 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

About AARP We are here to help. This page contains helpful contact resources as well as volunteer opportunties and other bits of special information. The Rhode Island State Office does not have access to ARPP member accounts. If you have questions about your membership, please call 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277). For information about an existing insurance policy, please look for the customer service number on your bill, statement or other matials provided by the insurance carrier. AARP is not an insurance company. The best source of …