— Assembly Committee Advances Bill to Help Millions of Working NYers Achieve Middle Class Retirement; Surveys: Overwhelming Support in NYS, Nationally ALBANY, N.Y. – AARP New York applauded today’s vote by the State Assembly Government Employees Committee to advance “Secure Choice” legislation but called on state leaders to include the state-facilitated workplace retirement savings option in the state budget for the fiscal year that begins next month – and help millions of working New Yorkers start saving for their retirement. “Any …

— AARP Urging NY House Members to Vote No, Protect Constituents NEW YORK, N.Y. – The American Health Care Act (AHCA) could hurt over 3.3 million New Yorkers by hiking health insurance premiums, reducing tax credits and reducing or eliminating coverage and services for the neediest – while weakening Medicare for all current and future seniors. AARP today urged New York’s 27 House members to vote against the bill when it comes up for a scheduled vote on Thursday. Specific data …

— Would you believe that every 2 seconds, someone’s identity is stolen? Hard to imagine but very true. Combating fraud is a priority for AARP New York and that is why we have come together once again with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for Operation: Stop Scams. Operation: Stop Scams is a series of shredding events throughout New York State starting Sunday April 23, 3017 thru Friday, May 5, 2017 that will allow consumers to discard their paperwork in a …

— ALBANY, N.Y. – AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel issued the following statement in response to the addition of about $7 million for non-Medicaid in-home services for the elderly in the New York State Senate and Assembly one-house 2017-18 state budget proposals: “State legislators are moving in the right direction. These cost-effective services help middle class New Yorkers age safely at home and provide badly needed respite and support for their family caregivers. AARP appreciates the Senate’s and Assembly’s …

— Governor, Senate Need to Stand Up for Consumers ALBANY, N.Y. – The Public Utility Law Project and AARP today issued the following joint statement by PULP Executive Director Richard Berkley and AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel on the State Assembly’s inclusion of $350,000 for an independent Utility Consumer Advocate Office and funding for PULP and other consumer advocacy groups in its one-house 2017-18 state budget proposal: “PULP and AARP applaud the Assembly for once again stepping up for …

— Enjoy a performance at the Landmark Theatre and get to know us while connecting with AARP members, friends and neighbors. AARP members & their guests save 10% off a performance at the Landmark Theater. Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 6:30pm at Landmark Theater Purchase tickets online* using promo code MUSICAL. *This is not an AARP event. Any information you provide to the host organization will be governed by its privacy policy.

— Enjoy a performance at the Landmark Theatre and get to know us while connecting with AARP members, friends and neighbors. We hope to see you there. AARP members & their guests save 10% off a performance at the Landmark Theater 362 S Salina Street Syracuse, NY 13202. Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 6:30pm Purchase tickets via mail-in form to avoid online fees. Or you can purchase tickets online* using promo code MUSICAL. *This is not an AARP event. Any information you provide to …

— Enjoy a performance at The Auditorium Theatre ( http://www.rbtl.org/) and get to know us while connecting with AARP members, friends and neighbors. We hope to see you there. AARP members & their guests save 20% off two performances at The Auditorium Theater. Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 7:30pm Wednesday,  May 3, 2017 at 7:30pm Purchase tickets via mail-in form. Mail in form by April 28, 2017 to avoid online fees. Or you can purchase tickets online* using promo code EMCEE. …

— Enjoy a performance at the Landmark Theatre and get to know us while connecting with AARP members, friends and neighbors. AARP members & their guests save 10% off a performance at the Landmark Theater. Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 6:30pm at Landmark Theater Purchase tickets via mail-in form to avoid online fees. Or you can purchase tickets online* using promo code MUSICAL. *This is not an AARP event. Any information you provide to the host organization will be governed by its privacy …

— Crisis Will Only Get Worse if Not Addressed in Final 2017-18 Budget ALBANY, N.Y. – Although over half of all private sector employees in New York – more than 3.5 million New Yorkers – lack access to a pension or 401(k) at work, Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers have failed to include a state-facilitated workplace retirement savings option in their 2017-18 state budget proposals. The Senate and Assembly released their “one-house” budget proposals this week; the Governor released his …