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All the news that matters for Illinoisans over 50
JUN 16, 2021
As Illinois legislators meet with environmental groups and labor unions this week to discuss an omnibus energy bill, consumer advocates continue to be left out of these important discussions that could leave ratepayers facing the largest utility rate hikes in history.
JUN 9, 2021
A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine
JUN 10, 2021
As the Chicago City Council Committee on Environmental Protection and Energy meets with ComEd leadership today to negotiate a new franchise agreement, AARP Illinois urges the City Council to demand ratepayer affordability, transparency and ethics reform in any agreements made with the utility.
JUN 3, 2021
All throughout the 2021 Spring regular legislative session, AARP Illinois fought hard on issues important for its 1.7 millions members and older adults in Illinois.
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SPRINGFIELD - Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Thursday unveiled the Consumers and Climate First Act, an energy bill that both sets ambitious clean energy goals and highlights much-needed utility ethics and accountability reform.
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The Illinois Senate passed Senate Bill 2137, the Nursing Home Resident’s Virtual Visitation bill, which will hold facilities accountable to offering and facilitating virtual visitation in all nursing homes in Illinois, with bipartisan support on a vote of 53-0-0.
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IL House of Representatives passes Secure Choice program expansion
Make your voice heard
This Election Day, AARP Illinois commends the Governor and Legislators who worked to make voting easier and more accessible across the state.
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Dozens of disparities in economic security, health and digital connectivity are outlined in AARP Illinois’ “Disrupt Disparities” report, which is the beginning of a multiyear project.
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ICC Strikes New Consumer Protection Agreement with Large Regulated Utilities & Advocates to Help Prevent Disconnections
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At House Committee, AARP’s McCann Testifies in Support of Federal Protections for Workers Facing Age Discrimination
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Politics in Chicago is like nowhere else — they don’t call it the Windy City for nothing. So, when AARP Illinois wanted to engage with the Chicago City Council for the first time after a historic mayoral race, we knew whom to call: Alexandra Sims, the founder and leader of APS & Associates.
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Each year, AARP Illinois compiles a record of how Illinois lawmakers voted on issues important to those 50+ in Illinois.
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Each year, AARP Illinois compiles the legislative voting record of our elected officials.
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