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AARP volunteers and staff in New Mexico are making their voices heard during the state’s 2022 legislative session, pushing for measures that would improve the lives of older residents. 
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Soon, New Mexican workers will no longer have to go to work when they are sick, thanks to a new law.
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When lawmakers return to Santa Fe this month, they will likely consider budget cuts because of the COVID-19 crisis and the economic downturn.
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Residents could pay less for prescription drugs, thanks to two new laws.
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Americans are tired of paying some of the most expensive prices for prescription drugs in the world. AARP is asking people to join it in urging Congress to work together to find solutions to these high prices and lower drug costs.
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About 6 in 10 New Mexico residents who work in the private sector do not have access to a retirement savings plan through their employer.
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The New Mexico Supreme Court is accepting comment on proposed new forms and a rule to assist courts in overseeing guardians and conservators appointed for people who are incapacitated.
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Treasurer Eichenberg, Legislators Salazar, Tallman, Padilla Make List of “Super Savers”
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Due to the threat of a major winter storm hitting New Mexico overnight, AARP New Mexico is postponing its Operation Stop Scams event, offering free document shredding, scheduled to be held at the Santa Fe Place Mall, in Santa Fe, on Saturday, April 29 th, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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AARP New Mexico will focus on two main priority bills for the 2017 New Mexico Legislative Session – the first focusing on paid leave for family caregivers and the second will study retirement savings options.
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