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AARP Nevada election poll 2018

— Senate Candidates Heller & Rosen in Statistical Tie Among Nevada 50-Plus Voters; Older Voters Oppose Ballot Question 3 Nevada voters age 50 and over are united in their concern over education, health care, and the economy according to a newly released AARP poll. The poll found the state’s lagging educational system and overall concern over health care are critically important issues to 50-plus voters as they cast their ballots this fall. In addition, a strong bi-partisan majority oppose Ballot Question …

— Utility bills are an important concern for older Nevadans, especially those on fixed incomes. A Nov. 6 ballot measure threatens to inject uncertainty into the market, with the prospect of rate increases, critics say. AARP Nevada, along with a coalition of organizations and businesses, is fighting ballot Question 3, which would amend the state constitution to deregulate the electricity market. Touted as providing energy choice for Nevadans, the measure is vague and risky and opens the prospect of lengthy litigation, …

— How to strengthen and preserve Social Security for future generations is one of the most important decisions facing federal policymakers. This campaign season, questions about Social Security’s fate belong on the forefront. Born in the depths of the Great Depression, Social Security is showing signs of financial distress. Sooner or later, our national leaders will need to step in to secure its long-term future. And whether you’re a potential beneficiary of Social Security or simply among those paying into the …

work and save retirement nevada

— Today’s workforce looks drastically different than it did even a decade ago. A swift rise in alternative “gig economy” jobs (like Uber drivers, freelancers, and seasonal workers) means fewer workers have access to workplace retirement plans. In fact, half of American workers have no way to save for retirement out of their regular paycheck, and the private sector has failed to fill this gap over the last 40 years. But, we know people are 15 times more likely to save …

health care nevada

— Large Majorities of Older Voters Across Party Lines Oppose the Age Tax, Removal of Pre-existing Condition Protections, Medicare and Medicaid Cuts AARP Nevada today released new survey data highlighting the deep divide between Americans and Washington politicians over health care policies important to older Americans. “Health care is a deeply personal issue that has a real and immediate impact on American families across the political spectrum. These survey findings are very clear – people don’t support legislation that would mean …

retirement savings

— Today AARP Nevada released a new report showing that Nevada could save taxpayers $24,048,204 over the next 15 years by helping people save more of their own money for retirement. AARP is working to create access to private savings vehicles for the 569,332 Nevadans who lack access to a workplace retirement savings plan, like a 401(k), by setting up programs that are similar to 529 college savings plans for retirement “Too many small business employees don’t have a way to …

Caregiver Sick Leave Bill Nevada

— Bill AB394 Aims to provide flexibility for Nevada’s 350,000+ Caregivers  to Use Earned Sick Days to Care for Sick or Disabled Loved Ones CARSON CITY, NV – A new bill before the Nevada Legislature will allow Nevada’s growing number of family caregivers, who are employed, the flexibility needed to allow them to use their earned time off to provide care. Over 60-percent of Nevada’s family Caregivers are employed and need to continue working while providing care to their loved ones. …

AARP Nevada Voices Podcast

— Like most of you, the AARP Nevada Voices Podcast finds it impossible to escape the recent news of a new proposed health care bill in front of Congress that has been dubbed the “repeal and replace” of the Affordable Care Act. The AARP Nevada Voices Podcast gives you a breaking news update on the organizations opposition to the new American Healthcare Act and gives you the reasons why. Not only would it mean increased premiums and prescription drug costs for …

Medicare

— This has been a busy week for President Donald Trump.  He’s been signing executive orders, holding high-level meetings — and tweeting up a storm.  All of this makes it clear that our 45th president is eager to deliver quickly on the promises he made during his campaign. At AARP, we’re focusing on one important promise:  The pledge he made not to cut Medicare. Older voters were instrumental in electing President Trump and the Republican Congress. Now those voters are counting …

Nevada State House

— In addition to a ton of great new resources and events coming to AARP members in Nevada, there are several key things happening in our state as well. So far in this new year, AARP has already been active taking members to the Consumer Electronics Show to see the latest and greatest gadgets, and launched our very first podcast – Nevada Voices. As you may know, 2017 is also a legislative year in Nevada. In this legislative year, there are …