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ATLANTA—AARP Georgia released the following statement today in response to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s decision to send absentee ballot request forms to voters in advance of the state’s primary election. Said Debra Tyler-Horton, AARP Georgia State Director:
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WASHINGTON—AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement on the bipartisan agreement on the coronavirus stimulus package, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, passed unanimously by the U.S. Senate last night:
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Heads up! Over the weekend, a series of posts emerged on social media claiming that eligibility for financial relief checks related to the COVID-19 coronavirus would be determined by whether one has responded to the Census.
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WASHINGTON—AARP released the following statement today on the bipartisan Senate passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Said AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond:
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WASHINGTON—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond, in a letter, urged Congress to take aggressive next steps to address the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and work to help older Americans, who are most at risk from coronavirus.
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Bipartisan Bill Will Help States and Communities React to Novel Virus
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