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A brief overview of AARP's work during the 2021 SD legislative session.
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The month of March is upon us which means we are nearing the end of the 2021 South Dakota legislative session! 
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There are only two weeks left in the 2021 South Dakota legislative session but AARP South Dakota’s work is not done!
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With only a couple of weeks left in the SD legislative session, the action in the legislature will be fast and furious for the next few weeks!
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With Week 5 in the books, we have officially reached the half way point of SD's 2021 legislative session and AARP is proud to be working on several bills to help protect the rights of voters, nursing home residents and those with pre-existing conditions in our state.
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Week three is in the books and AARP SD is making sure your legislators know we are watching happens in Pierre! On Tuesday, AARP South Dakota held its annual Lobby Day - virtually! AARP Advocates participated in a virtual discussion about our 2020 legislative priorities, had a Q&A with SD Secretary of State Steve Barnett regarding the 2020 elections and live-streamed the Senate and House floor sessions.
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The 2021 South Dakota legislative session kicked off this week and though some things may look a little different, AARP South Dakota’s is still making sure your voice is heard!
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The coronavirus pandemic is expected to linger over this year’s legislative session when state lawmakers return to Pierre this month.
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Share your thoughts and experience to help shape South Dakota's 2021-2025 State Plan on Aging.
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AARP SD has opportunities for you to speak out on behalf of the 50+ from the comfort of your home!
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