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Keystone Saves, a proposed IRA savings program for private-sector employees, has bipartisan support from state legislators and strong backing from AARP.
State Budget
AARP Pennsylvania today praised the Wolf Administration’s plan to increase funding in the upcoming 2020-21 state budget for programs serving the state’s most vulnerable older adults.
AARP PA State President Joanne Grossi speaks at press conference
At AARP, we are fighting in Pennsylvania and around the country to support family caregivers.
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You're invited to join AARP members from across Pennsylvania when we take over the State Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg for a rally at noon Wednesday, April 10.
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AARP PA officials recently presented State Treasurer Joe Torsella with the AARP Super Saver award for his work to help Pennsylvanians better save for retirement at meeting of the York County Economic Alliance Leadership Luncheon Series.
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The 2019 Vision Zero Legislative Breakfast was held on January 31 to present state and city legislative opportunities to make Philadelphia streets safer in 2019. Hosted by AARP Pennsylvania, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, and Families for Safe Streets Greater Philadelphia, the event was well attended by state and city representatives, business leaders and advocates.
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Voters age 50 and older were the deciding factor in last year’s midterm elections, according to the National Election Pool Exit Poll results. The findings confirmed that 50-plus voters made up the majority of voters in Pennsylvania (57%) and 56 percent nationally . Candidates who ignored older voters, Pennsylvania’s most powerful voting group, paid a price on Election Day.
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More older Pennsylvanians will qualify for prescription drug assistance thanks to newly enacted eligibility standards.
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