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(New York, NY) -- AARP New York today applauded Mayor Bill de Blasio’s newly announced high-speed internet expansion effort that seeks to increase the availability of affordable high-speed internet throughout New York City.
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Comprehensive Broadband Connectivity Act would have provided data to identify gaps in affordability, availability
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The past year was a tumultuous one, with older adults caught in the crosshairs of a global pandemic that laid bare several issues that must be immediately addressed through state legislation. As you read this article, the 2021 90-day legislative session is off to a running start. On behalf of our more than 900,000 members across the state, AARP Washington is committed to improving outcomes in several issue areas important to Washington’s older adults and their families. 
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The following are issues that AARP Kansas staff and volunteers will be advocating for during the 2021 legislative session which begins on Monday, January 11, 2021.
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AARP Texas applauds the Council's recommendations to establish a state broadband office and develop a state broadband plan.
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South Carolinian's have faced unprecedented issues in the last few years. From floods, tornadoes, hurricanes and now the COVID19 pandemic. In some way or another, we have all felt the stress and anxieties of this virus.
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High-speed internet helps older Nebraskans avoid isolation and age in place
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Following today’s announcement by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott of his appointment of Kenneth “Kenny” Scudder of Odessa to the newly formed Governor’s Broadband Development Council, AARP Texas Director Tina Tran offered the following remarks:
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AARP Mississippi and Brandon Presley, Mississippi Public Service Commissioner for the Northern District, will present a High-Speed Internet Workshop on Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Monroe County Government Complex, located at 1619 Highland Drive in Amory. Refreshments will be served. To RSVP for the event, call 1-877-926-8300.
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An AARP-led campaign is expected to bring faster internet service to rural communities stuck with slow or no connections.
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