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New laws that provide South Dakota residents with greater consumer protections—championed by AARP South Dakota and its volunteers at the state capitol—take effect July 1.
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Utility bills are an important concern for older Nevadans, especially those on fixed incomes. A Nov. 6 ballot measure threatens to inject uncertainty into the market, with the prospect of rate increases, critics say.
On April 11, Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden will speak to thousands of AARP Idaho members to discuss fraud, identity theft and how to avoid becoming the next victim of a costly scam.
Residents whose homes require exterior repairs due to storm damage will be better protected from fraudulent contractors under a new law, which takes effect July 1.
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Kansas lawmakers, many of them new to the Statehouse as a result of the 2016 elections, will began their work in Topeka this week. You can be sure that AARP Kansas volunteers and staff will also be at the State Capitol working hard to educate legislators, both new and returning, about issues that impact those who are 50 and older.
As we enter the holiday season, it pays to be vigilant to avoid scams or slip-ups that could put a damper on your celebrations. Here are some ways to keep your holidays happy.
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Veterans Day is a good time to remind our friends and family who served their country in the military that veterans are a special target for some kinds of frauds and cons warns AARP Oregon.
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Montanans across Big Sky Country will have opportunity to speak directly with the state’s top law enforcement official to get their questions answered during live tele-town hall meeting
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With a new legislative session beginning Jan. 11, AARP Idaho stands ready to fight for issues important to Idahoans age 50-plus—from caregiving and long-term care to retirement security, fraud prevention and consumer protection. AARP advocates will focus especially on ways to help the estimated 196,000 family caregivers in the state, whose unpaid services enable adult loved ones to continue to live at home instead of moving into costly institutional care.
With a new legislative session beginning in January, AARP Kansas is gearing up to take action on issues such as caregiving, utility costs, financial security and consumer protection.
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