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AARP will be fighting for 50+ Marylanders in Annapolis in 2018
Priorities include broadband, high drug costs, utility relief, retirement security and protection against third-party energy suppliers.
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Florida E-Activists highlight their top coronavirus concerns include finances and a wish to help others.
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ATLANTA—AARP Georgia released the following statement today in response to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s decision to send absentee ballot request forms to voters in advance of the state’s primary election. Said Debra Tyler-Horton, AARP Georgia State Director:
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On April 1, 2020, AARP Connecticut sent the letter below to Governor Ned Lamont strongly recommending immediate actions related to the rescheduled June 2, 2020, Connecticut Primary that will provide older adults and those at most risk from COVID-19 access to voting while ensuring their health protection.
Governor Phil Murphy makes a major announcement during his daily coronavirus briefing on March 21, 2020, at Rutgers Law School in Newark (Edwin J. Torres for Governor’s Office).
On Friday, March 27, AARP New Jersey hosted a coronavirus Telephone Town Hall with Governor Phil Murphy, New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli and New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson. Listen here to a recording of the live conversation.
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AARP Colorado advocates for those on fixed incomes against rising energy prices.
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The last census led to Tennessee receiving roughly $17.3 billion in federal funding for programs such as Medicaid, Medicare and low-income-housing loans in fiscal year 2016
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Lawmakers in Madison listen when AARP volunteers share their personal testimony.
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Eligibility for a property tax exemption is now determined by each county’s median income.
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If voters approve a constitutional amendment on Nov. 3., a graduated income tax could help reduce Illinois’s $3.2 billion budget gap.
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