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More than half a million Oklahoma residents could see their monthly electricity bills rise under a proposed rate increase by the Public Service Company of Oklahoma.
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Learn more about action items you can take to support current advocacy-related issues supported by AARP Oklahoma.
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The state Legislature returns on Monday, Feb. 6, and AARP needs volunteers to help educate lawmakers about issues important to older Oklahomans. Volunteers can participate in person or virtually.
AARP will advocate for a caregiver tax credit during the 2023 Oklahoma legislative session, which kicks off on Monday, Feb. 6.
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A new state law limits how businesses may contact Oklahomans using telemarketing.
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Soaring electric bills due to record heat and recently revealed true costs from last year’s winter weather event warrant immediate action by the Corporation Commission.
AARP is backing a bill in the legislature that would create a state income tax credit for family caregivers.    
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AARP Oklahoma is encouraging members to reach out to state utility regulators and urge them to reject back-to-back increases in monthly utility bills.
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AARP Oklahoma is urging state lawmakers to support a new bill to provide unpaid family caregivers of older adults a much-needed tax break. The Caring for Caregivers Act would provide financial relief to family caregivers who pay for items such as home safety modifications, medical equipment or home health care to help keep their loved ones at home. It would also help mitigate more costly taxpayer-funded nursing home expenses.
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AARP Oklahoma is supporting two pieces of legislation under consideration that would aid in the fight against criminals who use telephones and text messages to defraud Oklahomans.
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