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MAY 12, 2021
A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine
APR 29, 2021
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.
APR 29, 2021
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.
APR 14, 2021
IL House of Representatives passes Secure Choice program expansion
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AARP Illinois this spring will present a virtual performance of the play And In This Corner: Cassius Clay. 
Feb 17, 2021 Statement Regarding Gov. Pritzker’s Proposed Budget from Rosanna Marquez, AARP IL Volunteer State President
Written Testimony for the Illinois Senate Health Committee Subject Matter Hearing on the COVID-19 Vaccine February 11, 202
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No matter where you are in the caregiver journey, these local agencies and organizations can help make the process easier
State Lawmakers, Racial Justice Advocacy Groups Call for Solutions to Deep Disparities in Health, Economic Security and Connectivity in Illinois
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AARP Illinois, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Chicago, The Chicago Urban League, and The Resurrection Project will proudly launch the “Disrupt Disparities” report on how racial disparities keep people from living longer, healthier, and more productive lives.
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AARP Illinois commends state legislators for passing the Predatory Loan Prevention Act, which will prohibit lenders from charging exorbitant interest rates that harm Illinoisans 50+, especially those on low and fixed incomes
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As legislators consider a collection of bills during the lame-duck session, AARP IL applauds, supports and appreciates the efforts of the Illinois Black Caucus for addressing disparities related to economic access, healthcare, education, and criminal justice.
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AARP Illinois is pushing lawmakers to improve conditions in long-term care facilities. Key legislative priorities include calling for regular COVID-19 testing and adequate personal protective equipment, better telecommunication options for caregivers and families, heightened accountability for nursing homes, and transparency on state and federal funding that goes to facilities.
Chicago. -  AARP Illinois Volunteer State President Rosanna Marquez issued the following statement after the City Council voted Wednesday to create an Accessory Dwelling Units pilot:
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