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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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Broadband access is still lacking in many parts of rural Missouri. AARP is working to change that.
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The 2022 Missouri Legislative Session has come to an end. It became evident early in the session that as usual, AARP would be in the position of defending our lower income members from cuts to services or increased state taxes. Medicaid Expansion funding was also in question. Read about this an more in the attached report.
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Missouri 2022 Legislative Session: Week 6 Recap of AARP Missouri's Priorities
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Missouri 2022 Legislative Session: Week 5 Recap of AARP Missouri's Priorities
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Missouri 2022 Legislative Session: Week 4 Recap of AARP Missouri's Priorities
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AARP Missouri will push during the 2022 legislative session for allowing essential family caregivers access to long-term care facilities, even if other visitors are barred because of COVID-19 risk.
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Missouri Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds Medicaid Expansion
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One in 8 older Missourians struggle with food insecurity—a problem exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis. AARP is partnering with Feeding Missouri, a statewide coalition of six food banks, to ensure those in need know about available resources.
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Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe Outlines what Missourians Need to Know
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