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Governor Phil Murphy makes a major announcement during his daily coronavirus briefing on March 21, 2020, at Rutgers Law School in Newark (Edwin J. Torres for Governor’s Office).
On Friday, March 27, AARP New Jersey hosted a coronavirus Telephone Town Hall with Governor Phil Murphy, New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli and New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson. Listen here to a recording of the live conversation.
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AARP New Jersey Urges Senate to Support Bipartisan Plan to Lower Prescription Drug Prices
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Statement from AARP New Jersey Associate State Director for Advocacy Crystal McDonald
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People are staying in the workforce longer – with 35 percent of the workforce projected to be age 50-plus by 2022 – and according to the U.S. Census Bureau, there is a particular increase in workers in the 65 to 74 age group.
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AARP New Jersey Director of Advocacy Evelyn Liebman released the following statement today, applauding Reps. Donald Norcross, Jefferson Van Drew, Andy Kim, Josh Gottheimer, Frank Pallone Jr., Tom Malinowski, Albio Sires, Bill Pascrell Jr., Donald Payne Jr., Mikie Sherrill and Bonnie Watson Coleman of the U.S. House of Representatives for voting to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act.
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AARP New Jersey unveils its statewide campaign to lower prescription drugs with a series of videos featuring real people talking about real problems with high prescription drug prices.
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AARP continues its efforts to make prescription drugs more affordable in 2020 and will work for additional state legislation to lower rapidly rising prices
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'Linda’s Law' protects consumers
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