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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Social Security provides only part of what retirees need to pay the bills, and millions of private-sector employees nationwide don’t have a workplace retirement plan that could help fill the gaps.
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South Carolina is one of a dozen states that have not expanded Medicaid, the health insurer of last resort for low-income people, children and those with disabilities.
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AARP SC released a survey of 1,000 register Palmetto state voters on their opinions of Medicaid expansion. For more information email scaarp@aarp.org . The complete survey is available at the following link:
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"Over the last several years, AARP South Carolina has been aggressively fighting for fair energy rates for our members and older South Carolinians. They depend on us to stand up for them and I am proud of what we have accomplished.”
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From food bank deliveries, to ride sharing, to emailing state legislators, AARP South Carolina volunteers adapt and continue their service.
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Teresa Arnold, State Director
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Statement from Teresa Arnold, AARP SC state director
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Last Tuesday, the SC DHEC’s board voted to distribute the COVID vaccine by population numbers only. The alternative voted down was to provide earlier distribution of vaccines to areas with higher numbers of seniors and other vulnerable populations.
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