AARP Oklahoma Calls on Oklahoma’s Corporation Commissioners to Enact Moratorium on Utility Rate Increases
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 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, HB 3371 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.
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.
A recent survey commissioned by AARP shows widespread support from Oklahoma voters age 50 and older for increasing access to affordable high-speed internet statewide.
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