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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.
Large Turnout For Early Voting In Minneapolis, Minnesota
All registered voters are eligible for a no-excuse absentee ballot.
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Minnesota recently raised the income limit for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which provides families with monthly financial help to buy groceries. AARP strongly advocated for the expansion.
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Caregivers at the Polls: What's at Stake for Caregivers and their Families this Election Year
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AARP Minnesota Thanks Minnesota Delegation For Historic Vote Toward Real Relief on Prescription Drug Pricing
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AARP Minnesota Thanks Senators Klobuchar and Smith For Historic Vote Toward Real Relief on Prescription Drug Pricing
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This fall, candidates are taking to the stage trail to discuss critical issues facing our state and country in debates and forums. Debates and forums are more fun to watch with friends – host a watch party either in-person or virtually!
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Questions to ask candidates:
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The state Legislature is considering paid a family- and medical-leave bill that would establish a state-run insurance program to provide up to 12 weeks of partial wage replacement for workers who take leave to care for a family member, for a pregnancy or because of a serious illness.
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Americans 50+ are our nation's most powerful voters - and they will be the deciders in the 2022 elections. Voters across the country will be faced with new voting rules and may have to cast their ballots in a different polling place than they have before.
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AARP is excited to announce that a compromise has been reached on hero pay for frontline workers, and the Governor signed it into law on May 3, 2022. 
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