Advocacy

Stay up-to-date on federal and state legislative activities. Learn how AARP is fighting for you in Washington D.C. and right here at home.
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AARP Colorado's advocacy team reports on its 2020 legislative activities
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AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement today in response to states, including Colorado, beginning to answer concerns over racial injustice, law enforcement practices and disparities:
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Advocating for its passage for more than six years, AARP Colorado finally sees bill to help workers save for retirement go to Governor for signature
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Join AARP Colorado to discuss what AARP is doing in your community
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An accurate census count is critical to ensuring Colorado receives billions of dollars in federal funding for programs that support residents of all ages, such as Medicaid and housing assistance.
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AARP Colorado advocates for those on fixed incomes against rising energy prices.
Check out the bills AARP Colorado is tracking!
Lowering prescription drug costs, more oversight for public utilities and affordable housing are also on AARP's legislative agenda.
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On May 16, Governor Jared Polis signed into law SB19-005, Import Prescription Drugs From Canada, a bill sponsored by Senators Joann Ginal and Robert Rodriguez, as well as Rep. Sonya Jaquez Lewis, to lower the cost of prescription drugs for Coloradans by importing them from Canada.
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Please Join AARP Colorado and watch the 2019 AARP Denver City Council Candidate Debates Friday nights from April 5 to April 19 and on Friday May 3 on Colorado Public Television, Channel 12.
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