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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ANNAPOLIS (April 9, 2021) -- The General Assembly took significant steps late yesterday to protect low-income Marylanders’ utility bills, while also maximizing state funds, with the passage of SB31/HB397.  The legislation ensures that deregulated electricity and natural gas prices offered to families on energy assistance meet, or beat, regulated utility rates.  
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AARP’s commitment to educating and advocating for people over 50 started with the National Retired Teachers Association (NRTA), which represents the interests of educators 50 and older. The organization has a national network of nearly a million retired educators and school personnel. 
AARP will be fighting for 50+ Marylanders in Annapolis in 2018
AARP Maryland is advocating for legislation to require nursing homes to report infections, have adequate PPE and establish safety procedures for visits.
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AARP advocates on policy issues that matter most to Marylanders age 50 and over and their families. In our state legislative advocacy, we rely on our hundreds of volunteers and more than 870,000 members across Maryland.
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AARP is fighting to protect vulnerable seniors in nursing homes, assisted living, and other long-term care facilities from sickness, isolation, and neglect during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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