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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AARP Rhode Island urges passing into law The Elder Adult Financial Exploitation Act
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Want to learn about AARP’s legislative efforts at the State House and across the state? Then check out a new blog, Netto’s Notes, by Matt Netto, AARP Rhode Island’s associate state director of outreach and advocacy. 
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Minimum-wage, lower-income caregivers can’t get by on 60% of their salaries; extension from four to eight weeks for many is not a practical solution
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Throughout the current session of the General Assembly, AARP Rhode Island has worked with community partners and legislators to introduce and support legislation affecting residents who are 50-plus. 
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AARP Rhode Island testifies on a bill that could lower taxes for struggling older homeowners.
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We Got a 50+ Prioritized Plan. Now we need system that makes accessing vaccination information easy for ALL Rhode Islanders.
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The Governor is asked to provide the number of Rhode Islanders vaccinated by age and other criteria on a daily/weekly basis
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Every year, AARP Rhode Island kicks off the legislative session with a reception at the State House that gives members a chance to meet with lawmakers. 
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