Advocacy

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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On September 15, AARP Oregon hosted a live tele-town hall event to discuss current AARP Oregon priorities, from fighting fraud to our work at the legislature.
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When the next legislative session begins, on Tuesday, Jan. 19, AARP Oregon will push for better state oversight, more personal protective equipment, frequent testing of residents and staff, virtual visitations and paid sick leave for staffers who test positive.
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Crossing the street shouldn’t mean crossing your fingers.
Oregon State Capitol
When the Legislature reconvenes on Monday, Feb. 3, AARP Oregon and its volunteer advocates will pursue two important objectives: protections against age discrimination, and funds for respite services for family caregivers.
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According to an AARP survey, many older adults report age bias at work. A task force could help examine the laws and champion legislation to address age discrimination in the workplace.
Oregon State Capitol
With the legislature in full swing, AARP members can sign up for advocacy alerts and make their voices heard when it’s time to fight for older Oregonians.
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AARP launched ‘ Stop Rx Greed,’ a nationwide campaign aimed at lowering prescription drug prices. The goal of AARP’s sustained campaign is to help drive down drug prices for Oregonians and all Americans by advocating for legislative, executive, and regulatory actions at both the federal and state level.
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Older Oregonians often hear, “Your Help NOT wanted,” when they are in the job market, according to a new survey commissioned by AARP Oregon.
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