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 is raising awareness of the benefits of ADUs, making it easier to permit units and expanding the state's age-friendly, accessible, and affordable housing
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A 2022 Message from AARP Rhode Island State Director Catherine Taylor
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AARP's COVID-19 Nursing Home Dashboard reveals a surge in infections
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Big Pharma Spent More on Stock Buybacks & Dividends than R&D: New Data
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Catherine Taylor: "For many older Rhode Islanders, the rising cost of prescription drugs is a crisis."
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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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