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AARP Deeply Concerned by Cuts to Medicaid-Funded Long-Term Care; Urges Revisiting in Near Future
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As part of our ongoing commitment in keeping our communities informed in the face of the global Coronavirus pandemic, we are continuing our efforts in providing up to date information and resources to help the public at large protect themselves from the virus and prevent its spread to others.
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With the ongoing struggle of affording high prescription drugs costs, AARP and other advocates will work with Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers to turn his three-part plan to tackle drug prices into reality.
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AARP, Asian American Federation, Hispanic Federation, NAACP, Urban League Unveil New Research, Urge Legislative & Policy Solutions to Level Playing Field
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AARP Urges NYS Lawmakers to Support Proposals to Increase Accessibility of Affordable Drugs, Crack Down on Price Gouging, Expose Costly Deals
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ALBANY, N.Y. – AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel today released the following statement in response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2020-21 Executive Budget proposal:
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Low Income and Middle Class families take the hit.ALBANY, N.Y. – AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel today released the following statement about the New York State Public Service Commission’s (PSC) approval of a $1.2 billion, three-year Consolidated Edison rate hike that will raise residential customers’ delivery rates by 25% on gas used for cooking, 34% on gas used for heating, and 16% on electricity:
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Urges Senate Consideration of ‘POWADA’
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AARP Supports Rx, Robocall, Banking, Debt Collection, Healthcare Transparency Measures; Also Calls for Cost-Effective Tax Credit for Unpaid Family Caregivers
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