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.
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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Kansans who aren’t able to put money away for retirement through payroll deductions at work may soon have another way to save.
Kansas Statehouse 2014
AARP Kansas wants older residents to be able to stay in their homes and communities, to afford their utilities and to have the resources necessary for health care.
The cost of gas
According to the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC), the application, filed by Kansas Gas Service in June, requests a $42.7 million dollar net base rate increase. If approved, the average residential customer’s natural gas bill will increase by $5.67 per month, an increase of 10 percent. A complete copy of Kansas Gas Service’s application and supporting testimony is available on the Commission’s website.
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