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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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U.S. Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan's 6th Congressional District was featured in a telephone town hall hosted by AARP Michigan. He talked about vaccines, testing devises, stimulus checks, high-speed internet and help for small business.
Health care
Health care issues remain atop the AARP Michigan state legislative agenda for the remainder of 2020.
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AARP Michigan and Public Sector Consultants collaborate on report that highlights healthcare access inequalities in the wake of COVID-19, offers list of achievable solutions
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Nursing homes reported coronavirus deaths of 1,947 residents and 20 staff. Michigan Department of Health and Human Services orders testing for COVID in all nursing homes.
Visit to virtual doctor
The five-bill package, strongly supported by AARP Michigan, would expand telemedicine services to Michigan's Medicaid population. The legislation has been approved by the House and is expected to be signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
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Secretary addressed questions about elections, auto registration, Real ID and other issues during hour-long telephone town hall hosted by AARP Michigan.
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Michigan receives $30 billion a year in federal funding guided by the census. A proper count affects services critical to older adults in Michigan.
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More than 200 Michigan veterans and their family members took part in a telephone town hall hosted by AARP Michigan. Questions focused on everything from COVID-19 and stimulus checks to medical benefits and discharge documents.
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In a telephone town hall hosted by AARP Michigan, Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist talked about delivering COVID-19 testing to those who need it most, racial inequalities, and staying safe
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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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