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.
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Secretary of State Michael G. Adams is joining AARP Kentucky to deliver updates, answer voter questions, and walk voters through their options on “How, Where and When to Vote."
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AARP Kentucky is proud to have championed new Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinances in Lexington and Louisville. Both new ordinances now allow people to create additional living spaces so they can live with their family as they age.
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In October 2021, the Urban County Council approved updated regulations allowing small dwelling units of up to 800 square feet on all urban, single-family residential lots in Lexington.
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U.S. House of Representatives passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, a bill that includes several key provisions to lower the prices of prescription drugs. AARP Kentucky thanks Representative John Yarmuth (KY-03) for supporting this critical legislation that will bring real relief for seniors.
Louisville Metro Health Disparities
Health Outcomes impacting the 50-plus in Louisville Metro
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AARP Kentucky’s comments urges Kentucky Public Service Commission to reject forcing LG&E/Kentucky Utilities to join a Regional Transmission Organization (RTO).
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A new survey of Louisville Metro Mayoral candidates for the May 17 primary elections. AARP Kentucky asked the candidates where they stand on issues important to Louisville voters 50-plus.
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The state's annual General Assembly is its final days and volunteers continue to push policy priorities.
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In the wake of the deadly tornado that ravaged western Kentucky in December, AARP assisted with relief efforts and provided critical information on how to get or offer aid to those affected.
AARP Kentucky Lobby Week
AARP volunteers use tech to virtually connect with their lawmakers during annual AARP Kentucky Lobby Week. Meetings focus on urgent needs of the state’s 430,000 AARP members and all Kentuckians 50-plus.
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