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The two-hour “MI Sisters and Friends: Conversations that Count” event enabled at-home viewers to vote on issue options. They arrived at a six-item health and wealth agenda to present to elected officials.
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Tax-Aide offers free in-person and online tax preparation and assistance to low- and moderate-income taxpayers in Michigan and nationwide. Individuals interested in volunteering should apply by September 30th for the 2021 Tax Season. 
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Nearly 17,000 listeners peppered Peters with questions about the CARES Act, including individual stimulus payments, relief for small businesses and non-profits, sick leave, unemployment compensation, SNAP, and other details.
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Action is due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus. Decision will be made later about reopening sites during this tax season.
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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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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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Tax-Aide is the nation's largest free tax preparation and assistance program. In Michigan last year, Tax-Aide helped more than 65,000 taxpayers and returns for those filers was more than $28 million. Help is provided at 150 sites across the state.
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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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AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins says the 1.6 percent adjustment is modest, but will help beneficiaries and their families in their attempt to keep up with rising prices.
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