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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 Florida State Director Jeff Johnson issued the following statement today in response to Independence USA citing AARP as a source in a new political advertisement targeting President Trump:
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46 percent of those surveyed said they hadn’t heard enough from candidates about their plans for the future of Social Security, and 47.6 percent said they hadn’t heard enough about candidates’ plans for the future of Medicare
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AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson issued the following statement today on news that Florida would be receiving sufficient rapid-result test kits for coronavirus to conduct 400,000 tests per day.
Protect 50 plus voters
AARP Florida hosted Florida Secretary of State Laurel Lee for a conversation on voting safely in this election season.
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Florida electric utilities’ storm protection plans will speed electricity restoration minimally, for very few customers, with dramatic rate increases for all. the plans are about utility profits, not storm protection. You still have time to take action!
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AARP’s Florida State Director, Jeff Johnson, issued the following statement today on AARP’s concerns about recommendations from a state task force on the reopening of elder-care facilities to visitors.
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AARP Florida is fighting to protect voters 50-plus and make their voices heard on the issues that matter – protecting Social Security and Medicare, lowering prescription drug prices, and ensuring you can vote safely from home or in-person.
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Much has happened since the Florida Legislature adjourned in March 2020. But AARP Florida is making it easier for you to track down how your state lawmakers voted on key issues important to older Floridians in the 2020 legislative regular session.
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Elder-Care facility residents and staff represent 2 percent of state’s population and more than half of all Coronavirus deaths.
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Finances, isolation and a wish to help others top of mind for coping with stay-at-home requirements.
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