Springfield—AARP Illinois State Director Bob Gallo released the following statement today, applauding Reps. Cheri Bustos, Sean Casten, Danny K. Davis, Bill Foster, Raja Krishnamoorthi, Dan Lipinski, Jesus “Chuy” García, Robin Kelly, Mike Quigley, Bobby Rush, Jan Schakowsky, Brad Schneider and Lauren Underwood of the U.S. House of Representatives for voting to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act.
Responding to the pleas of Illinois residents who can’t afford much-needed medication because of soaring costs, the Illinois General Assembly approved legislation this week with resounding bipartisan support that caps the out-of-pocket monthly cost of insulin.
The Illinois state budget situation is a mess. That’s why AARP is fighting for a commonsense solution to fix our budget crisis. AARP believes the current plan to switch to a graduated income tax is a step in the right direction.
AARP Illinois understands that caregiving is a universal language. And that sometimes, the people working the hardest to take care of their loved ones don’t know how or where to ask for help. That’s why two years ago, we introduced the Caminando Juntos: Caregiving Conference.
We all know our state’s finances are a mess. But we can’t try to fix them by threatening the retirement security of Illinois seniors. That’s why AARP is fighting for a commonsense solution that would raise money
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(English) ¿Has visto el hermoso mural que cobró vida en Little Village para celebrar nuestra comunidad y cultura? La obra de arte, que pintó la artista local Liz Reyes en las paredes del restaurante Nuevo Leon, celebra el Día de los Muertos, así como la importancia de cuidar de nuestros seres queridos, lo cual incluye a nuestros antepasados.
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