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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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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BALTIMORE (August 11, 2020) – AARP Maryland is joining a growing chorus of legislators and community leaders calling on the Maryland Public Service Commission to issue an emergency order protecting households from utility gas and electric disconnections during the COVID-19 emergency.
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The Maryland State Board of Elections is urging all Maryland voters to be on the lookout for mail-in ballots for the June Presidential Primary election. Mail-in ballots could begin arriving in mailboxes the week of May 4.
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Guest blogger Catherine Kirk Robins is deputy director of the Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative.
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BALTIMORE (March 18, 2020)—AARP Maryland is applauding the Maryland General Assembly for passing legislation strengthening the health and wellbeing of Marylanders aged 50-plus, even in the wake of their historic decision to end the session early due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
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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. Read on to learn what we focus on and how you can be a part of it!
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Guest blogger Laurel Peltier is an AARP Maryland lead advocacy volunteer and journalist.
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AARP Maryland joins the nation in mourning the death of Congressman Elijah Cummings, who passed away on October 17 at the age of 68.
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