Members of AARP Idaho can participate in its annual lobby week, advocating for older residents and learning the legislative process. This year’s event is virtual, with activities from Monday, Jan. 31, through Friday, Feb. 4.
When it comes to fighting for the concerns of older Idahoans, AARP members have a chance to make a difference by influencing state laws and policies as e-activists.
The Idaho Retired Educators Association is welcoming former teachers and other school professionals who wish to connect with one another during a variety of activities.
On AARP Idaho’s annual Lobby Day, set for Monday, Feb. 3, dozens of members and volunteers will be at the capitol to highlight legislative priorities important to older state residents.
Americans depend on their prescriptions — but from cancer treatments to EpiPens, drug companies' skyrocketing prices are pushing life-saving treatments out of reach for those who need them. We pay among the highest prescription drug prices in the world so drug companies can make billions. No one should have to choose between buying medicine or buying food for our families. That's not just wrong — it's shameful.
Since the start of the 2019 Idaho state legislative session, AARP Idaho has worked diligently with the Legislature towards a clean expansion of Medicaid as overwhelming decided by voters last November.
On March 19, Idahoans of all ages will have the opportunity to participate in a “telephone town hall" meeting with Senate Minority Leader Michelle Stennett and House Minority Leader Mat Erpelding. AARP Idaho state director Lupe Wissel will moderate the conversation.
Today, AARP announced the launch of ‘ Stop Rx Greed,’ a nationwide campaign aimed at lowering prescription drug prices. The goal of AARP’s sustained campaign is to help drive down drug prices for Idahoans and all Americans by advocating for a variety of legislative, executive, and regulatory actions at both the federal and state level.
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