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.
AARP will be fighting for 50+ Marylanders in Annapolis in 2018
Priorities include broadband, high drug costs, utility relief, retirement security and protection against third-party energy suppliers.
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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.
Medicare
Medicare Open Enrollment season is here, which means it is also Medicare fraud season. Between now and December 7th seniors across the country will be shopping for the best deal for their health care dollar. Unfortunately some of the deals they will be offered won’t be deals at all.
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AARP Maryland Shows Impact of Skyrocketing Drug Prices on Marylanders with New Data and Infographic
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Rate Hikes Almost Certain Under New Decision
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Law goes into effect July 1st to create nation’s first state oversight board to bring down prescription drug costs
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