Some 16 million PG&E customers could see their utility bills jump by an estimated 20 percent or more under rate hikes proposed by Pacific Gas & Electric. That would mean a yearly increase from 2023 to 2026.
Creating more affordable housing is a key issue California officials hope to address with the state's new “Master Plan for Aging.” It outlines five priorities to help make the state more livable for people of all ages, including putting parks closer to homes and making public transit more accessible.
A Message from Nancy McPherson, AARP California State Director on Asian American and Pacific Islander Hate Crimes:
AARP strongly believes that we must stand together to stop racism and work towards dismantling racist narratives.
The pandemic has underscored chronic issues such as staffing shortages, low wages for caregivers, and inadequate supplies of personal protective equipment.
Frequent public safety power outages can have a devastating impact on older adults and those with health problems, and AARP California is advocating for measures to protect them.
Simplifying resources and creating an integrated caregiving system are among the priorities for AARP California as the state develops its new Master Plan for Aging.
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