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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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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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Urges Immediate Action on Testing, Staffing, Communication and Personal Protective Equipment
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Urges Municipalities to Extend Payment Deadlines Now
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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