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Plenty of New Yorkers aren’t getting all the benefits they can from their state, which is why AARP in 2023 will focus on helping move those dollars from state coffers into your pocket.
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1st Quarter 2022 Data Show Need for $15M in New State Budget to Ensure Federally-Required Ombudsman Program Can Protect Some of NY’s Most Vulnerable
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Recognizes, Addresses Needs of NY’s Fastest-Growing Population
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Attention Long Island voters: Before you cast your ballot in these all-important mid-term elections, hear the candidates for Congress in their own voices addressing the issues you care about. AARP New York collaborated with Vision Long Island to bring you candidate conversations so you can hear directly from the candidates seeking to represent you in the U.S. House of Representatives about where they stand on key issues like Social Security, Medicare, drug prices, and more!
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And New Research Shows Older NY Voters Want to Count on Social Security & Medicare, Lower Rx Prices, Long-Term Care at Home
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Consumers Pay for Rate Hikes – and for Utility Companies’ Costs to Push Those Hikes; ‘Intervenor Funding’ Bill Before Governor Would Help Level Playing Field
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AARP New York is proud to support City Council Member Crystal Hudson’s #AgeInPlaceNYC legislative package to expand the rights and improve the lives of older New Yorkers.
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Legislation Would Level Playing Field for Ratepayers in Utility Rate Cases and Other Proceedings Before the Public Service Commission.
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RG&E, NYSEG Customers Can’t Afford 19% to 31% Delivery Charge Increases
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Hundreds of thousands more New Yorkers 65+ could be eligible to put about $600 a month on average back into their pockets through savings on prescription drug and Medicare premium costs.
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