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— AARP ARIZONA AND PROPOSITION 127 AARP on behalf of its 900,000 members in the Grand Canyon state has not taken a pro or con position on Proposition 127 however we thought it was important to raise our concerns. Many of our members are on fixed or low incomes and struggling to make ends meet. AARP advocates for fair and affordable rates and reliable energy service.  We do favor cost effective efforts to increase the percentage from renewable energy. However we …

— AARP VA Senate Debate Watch Party On Tuesday evening, October 2, 2018, at 7 P.M. two of the candidates for the Virginia United States Senate seat, Tim Kaine and Corey Stewart, squared off in Richmond, Virginia for their final debate before the November 6, 2018 election.  A few miles away at the Double Tree Hilton in Midlothian, Virginia, forty or so retired educators attending the fall Virginia Retired Teachers Association Conference, watched with rapt attention to the questions posed and …

4 States

— The midterm elections are of vital importance. Make your voice heard by going to the polls. As the midterm elections draw near, rarely has our country seemed so divided, our need to rediscover our shared values so great. Rarely has there been a more desperate need for our collective voice to be heard. That’s why this past spring, AARP launched a full-scale campaign entitled “Be the Difference. Vote!” to educate voters on the issues and to urge you to show …

— Around the state Minnesotan’s are talking with candidates about challenging issues. Critical issues like retirement security and protecting vulnerable seniors.  These issues are on the line for Minnesotans this mid-term election. While we might not always agree about what’s most important or the best solution, we do know that policy discussions and the decisions that come out of them impact all of us in different ways. That’s why AARP is proud to partner with Twin Cities Public Television on the …

— AARP Oklahoma has partnered with the online newspaper NonDoc.com and other entities to host a debate between the candidates for the 5th congressional district, Congressman Steve Russell and Challenger Kendra Horn. The 5th district covers most of Oklahoma County, Pottawatomie County and Seminole County. When: October 24th at 5:30 pm Where: City Presbyterian Church at 829 N.W. 13th st. Oklahoma City, OK *Tickets are not required. Seating is first come, first serve. If you are unable to attend, the debate will …

— The midterm elections are of vital importance. Make your voice heard by going to the polls by Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO, AARP, AARP Bulletin, October 2018 As the midterm elections draw near, rarely has our country seemed so divided, our need to rediscover our shared values so great. Rarely has there been a more desperate need for our collective voice to be heard. That’s why this past spring, AARP launched a full-scale campaign entitled “Be the Difference. Vote!” to educate voters on …

— Yvette Peña, AARP’s Vice President for Latino Audience Strategy, will be a guest speaker at the 2018 Latino Summit, “Empowerment through Action.” This year’s Summit will focus on the importance of voting. The Summit ties in well with AARP’s new “Be the Difference, VOTE” campaign. The Campaign encourages voter’s to make their voices heard on issues affected American’s age 50 and over. Here are the details for the Summit: WHEN:          Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm …

— Election Day 2018 is almost here. It’s an exciting time, and we at AARP want to help you feel ready to exercise your right to vote here in Texas. By voting, you can be the difference for your community, state and country. In fact, you don’t even have to wait until Election Day on Nov. 6 to vote. Texas has early voting that opens Oct. 22 and closes Nov. 2. Unfortunately, the deadline to register to vote in Texas in …

— Get the Facts! Big Tobacco companies are trying to confuse Montana voters on I-185.  Click here to see the Myths vs. Facts on I-185. Now that absentee voting is underway in Montana, we want to remind you to vote. And as you vote, we encourage you to take a close look at I-185.  It’s a measure that will increase state taxes on all tobacco products, including electronic smoking devices, to improve health services funding for Montanans. The tobacco tax would be increased …