AARP Texas, the leading organization for Texans age 50+, has announced priority issues that it seeks to advance during the 2021 legislative session. AARP Texas Director Tina Tran said the priorities include achievable bipartisan actions needed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to prepare for Texas’ future.
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.
A glimpse of the 2021 AARP Texas legislative agenda, which includes advocacy related to nursing homes and other long-term care facilities and a host of consumer-related issues.
AARP Connecticut is in communities across the state working with residents and elected officials to make our state a great place for people of all ages to call home. We are advocates on legislative issues that impact families such as caregiving, financial security, independent living, healthcare, utilities and prescription prices. We provide valuable educational resources and information to help people protect themselves from fraud and scams; take charge of their life so they can live their best life now and in the future; in their job search or transition to a new career; and more.
When the Virginia General Assembly comes to town Jan. 11 for its 2017 session, AARP will be advocating to ensure that more Virginians have access to a retirement account at work.
The CARE Act crossed an important hurdle at the legislature in March as Senate CPH Chair Rosalyn Baker and Senate HMS Chair Suzanne Chun Oakland passed the bill out of their respective committees, with friendly amendments.
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