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AARP Maryland is looking to help revive a measure in the state General Assembly that would let employees take up to 12 weeks of paid family leave to welcome a newborn, recover from a serious illness or care for a loved one.
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This is the year for the Maryland legislature to pass the Time to Care Act and ensure that Marylanders don't have to choose between their jobs and caring for themselves or their loved ones.
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There is a cure. Tell our lawmakers to lower Rx prices.
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Third-Party Energy Suppliers Cost More
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AARP Foundation Experience Corps is comprised of volunteers who are dedicated to helping children become great readers before completing the third grade. Together, with teachers and other volunteers, they can help change the course of a child's life by sharing their time, wisdom and experience.
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How to understand your options and lower your costs.
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AARP is educating adults 50 and over about third-party energy suppliers as part of its Fraud Watch Friday webinars and plans to hold an energy conference this fall on ways to strengthen state laws to better protect consumers.
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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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