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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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A new state law eliminated the state income tax on Social Security benefits for most retirees, starting with the 2022 tax year.
Santa Fe, New Mexico, State Capitol
AARP New Mexico’s Las Cruces chapter is sharing an overview of outcomes from the 2022 state legislative session and their impact on residents.
New Mexico Capitol Building Santa Fe
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.
New Mexico State Capitol building
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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