Advocacy

Stay up-to-date on federal and state legislative activities. Learn how AARP is fighting for you in Washington D.C. and right here at home.
Saving for Retirement
As the state legislature reconvenes this month, AARP Kansas plans to work with lawmakers to help ensure that more workers are financially able to retire. 
Nurses Helping Elderly
AARP Kansas is pushing for a bill that would allow advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to treat patients without the involvement of a doctor. 
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Nine out of 10 Kansas voters age 50 and older use the internet, according to a recent AARP Kansas survey, but access is not equal across the state. 
Saving for Retirement
AARP is working to develop a retirement savings program for people who don’t have access to one through their employer.
Home healthcare nurse checks patient's blood pressure
A bill in the Kansas Legislature would make it easier for patients to access the full range of services that advanced practice registered nurses are trained to provide. This is especially critical in rural areas that face primary care shortages.
Saving for Retirement
A new AARP survey shows that 88 percent of Kansas voters would support legislation that makes it easier to save for retirement.
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AARP has 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 Kansans 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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