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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.
Prescription medicine and money
Since last fall, AARP Rhode Island has encouraged the state’s General Assembly to pass legislation to lower prescription drug costs.
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At the State House, AARP called for lower prescription drug prices.
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Take part in the AARP Rhode Island March 16 Tele-Town Hall
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Free tour of State House
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It’s unfair that Americans pay the highest prescription drug prices in the world. We must crack down on price gouging and the greedy practices that keep prices artificially high. It’s time our leaders stick up for people 50+ and their families.
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These are bills AARP Rhode Island supported in the General Assembly this session. Thanks to hard, steady efforts by our State House volunteers, lawmakers understand the positive outcomes these proposals can provide. We are there for you.  
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AARP Testifies on Prescription Drug Prices at Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee 
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By Kathleen Connell, AARP Rhode Island 
Prescription Drugs
AARP Rhode Island's March 27, 2019 House Committee Testimony  
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AARP Rhode Island kicks off the legislative session with a State House reception where members can meet with lawmakers and advocate for bills that could improve the lives of older Rhode Islanders.
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