Advocacy

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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AARP won the fight for Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices and help millions of seniors save money on their medications.
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Accessory Dwelling Units are a family-friendly housing option for older adults who want to age in place, downsize or provide a place for their loved ones to stay.
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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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Grant opens door to more funding to improve high-speed internet access
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New program to help eligible Nebraska residents get essential high-speed internet
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Just saying thank you isn't enough
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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—strongly backed by AARP—will phase out state income tax on Social Security benefits. 
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