The AARP Bulletin

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Six organizations throughout the state received 2022 AARP Community Challenge grants for projects to help make their areas more livable for residents of all ages.
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The Nebraska Legislature this year passed legislation eliminating state income tax on Social Security, beginning with the 2025 tax year. The measure speeds up the timeline from the previous end date of 2030.
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After six years of dedicated service, David Holmquist, 75, of Omaha, is stepping down as AARP Nebraska’s volunteer state president. Holmquist has built integral relationships with elected officials, community partners and volunteers on behalf of the state’s nearly 200,000 AARP members.
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An AARP survey shows that older Nebraskans overwhelmingly support policies to assist family caregivers.
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Public spaces in three Nebraska cities have been enhanced, thanks to 2021 AARP Community Challenge grants. 
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High-speed internet access is a critical issue in Nebraska, and some progress was made this year.
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A new state law, backed by AARP Nebraska, allows workers who leave their jobs to care for a relative to claim unemployment benefits. 
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A new state law—strongly backed by AARP—will phase out state income tax on Social Security benefits. 
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A law that takes effect Sept. 1 aims to prevent the financial exploitation of older Nebraskans. 
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AARP Nebraska’s new online caregiver guide is helping families find services and support.
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