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 has your recap of what you need to know from the last week in the legislature.
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In 2022, AARP Georgia will be strongly focused on legislation that supports family caregivers, specifically the Georgia Caregivers Act.
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AARP is pleased to welcome Minnesota as the tenth state to join the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities. Membership is a commitment to engaging older residents in efforts to improve the state’s infrastructure, systems and social environment. The network provides access to resources and information on age-friendly best practices being developed and implemented in other Age-Friendly states and over 600 communities across the nation.
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AARP Virginia today released the following statement from State Advocacy Director Natalie Snider after Senate Bill 376 was referred to the Senate Commerce & Labor committee for consideration.
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AUSTIN, Texas — AARP Texas Director Tina Tran issued the following statement in response to reports of widespread rejections of mail-in ballot applications in advance of the March 1 Texas Primary election:
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High-speed internet is no longer a luxury, it’s a necessity. And with the COVID-19 pandemic now entering its third year, access to affordable and reliable high-speed internet, also known as broadband, is essential to providing the connections Connecticut residents need to family, friends, health care providers, work and so much more.
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En español | ALBANY, N.Y. – AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel issued the following statement in response to Governor Kathy Hochul’s 2022-23 Executive Budget proposal:
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This column originally ran during the November 2021 edition of The AARP Wyoming News
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This column originally ran in the Jan. 2022 edition of The AARP Wyoming News
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