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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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Are you wondering what you need to do to navigate the NH State Primary on September 8 and the General Election on November 3 by absentee ballot? If you are, you aren’t alone!
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AARP NH State Director Todd Fahey spent some time this week with Eye on New Hampshire's Marga Bessette to talk about how to safely visit your loved ones in nursing homes, COVID-19, and more. This spot will air Sunday, July 12 on WZID, but you can get an early listen now!
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Today, after months of hearings, AARP New Hampshire advocacy work, and volunteer dedication, NH State Senators passed the Prescription Drug Omnibus Bill (HB 1280) by a unanimous vote of 24 to 0. This bill will help to stop skyrocketing drug prices and provide meaningful relief to Granite Staters. Next stop for the legislation is in the NH House of Representatives.
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AARP New Hampshire is fighting to keep your utility rates fair and reasonable in these challenging times. Recently, we filed a petition asking the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission to account for the effects of the coronavirus pandemic as the commission weighs a rate proposal from Eversource.
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AARP New Hampshire State Director Todd Fahey testified at the May 12, 2020 meeting of the Select Committee on 2020 Early Election Support to advocate for the implementation of measures to ensure the health and safety of Granite State voters during the upcoming elections.
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In the coming days, AARP New Hampshire will meet virtually with federal lawmakers to urge more help for older Americans and their families as they face growing health and economic challenges due to the coronavirus crisis. Residents in nursing homes, those who are food-insecure, and people who have lost their jobs are particularly in need.
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AARP Urges Congress to Take Aggressive Steps Now to Protect Older Americans Against Coronavirus Crisis
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AARP New Hampshire opposes proposed rate hikes
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My wife Shirley was five years older than me. We both followed career paths and did what we were "supposed" to do such as investing in retirement accounts and paying our mortgage and taxes. We looked forward to retiring, traveling and enjoying time with friends and family.
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