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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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Governor unveils Stay Safe. Stay Home. Save Lives. executive order and follows up with a teletown hall hosted by AARP Michigan. What does the order mean for older adults and others? Read about it here.
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AARP Michigan hosts "teletown hall" on Monday, March 23, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. TIME CHANGE She will answer your questions about how Michigan is responding to COVID-`19 now and in the future. Phone number for call-ins included in this story.
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AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond sends letter to U.S. House and U.S. Senate Appropriations Committees calling for federal investments in diagnostics, treatment, vaccine development, outreach and education.
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Jocelyn Benson talks about ballot security and new Michigan election rules and voter rights at AARP Michigan's Rock the Vote event in Lansing.
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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issues executive order launching the Prescription Drug Task Force. Members include Republican and Democratic legislators and administration department heads.
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Nine democratic presidential hopefuls share solutions to helping older Americans remain in their homes and communities as they age.
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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proposed in her State of the State address a Prescription Drug Pricing Advisory Task Force with an eye to cutting skyrocketing costs that are hurting Michigan families.
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Executive order for Prescription Drug Advisory Task Force announced in State of the State address aims at curbing the skyrocketing costs of lifesaving and quality-of-life medications. AARP is leading a national campaign to cut prescription drug prices.
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AARP Age-friendly program to be integrated into Michigan Aging & Adult Service Agency's three-year state plan. Community conversations in 16 communities will attempt to identify the highest needs of, and greatest opportunities for, older adults.
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Elijah E. Cummings Act caps out-of-pocket Rx costs, enables Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices, reinvests $500 billion in savings over 10 years back into Medicare for new dental, hearing, vision benefits.
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