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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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We applaud the New Jersey Legislature for passing three significant pieces of legislation today that will help protect residents and staff in nursing homes and long-term care facilities in the Garden State.
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We applaud Governor Murphy for enacting a package of bills today to reform long-term care facilities. These bills, the first of a larger package of legislative reforms making their way through the Legislature, make significant and necessary improvements to protect residents and staff at New Jersey nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.
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On behalf of AARP’s nearly 1.3 million Garden State members – and all New Jerseyans – AARP New Jersey applauds Governor Murphy’s FY’ 21 budget proposal to restore and fully fund New Jersey’s Senior Freeze (Property Tax Reimbursement) and Homestead Benefit Programs.
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On Social Security’s 85th Anniversary, Survey Finds Nearly All Americans View Social Security as an Important Program
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Lawmakers are responding to a report that found systemic nursing home shortcomings.
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Every New Jerseyan has been impacted by COVID-19 in some way. During the public health emergency, the state, businesses and individuals were faced with new and urgent issues. AARP New Jersey has been tracking and advocating on some of the most pressing and important issues to YOU. Below is a summary of some of AARP New Jersey’s staff and volunteers’ work fighting on behalf of you and all New Jerseyans.
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On Monday, May 18, AARP New Jersey hosted a coronavirus information Telephone Town Hall with U.S. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey. Senator Booker discussed the coronavirus in New Jersey, recent economic stimulus laws, and the work he is doing in Congress to provide support for New Jerseyans during the public health emergency. Listen here to a recording of the live conversation.
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New Jersey's Primary Election is Tuesday, July 7, 2020
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Urges New Jersey to Implement Broad, Statewide Campaign to Educate Voters on Upcoming Changes
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