AARP Michigan has sent more than 2,600 petitions to our Members of Congress in support of the Department of Labor rule to “Close the Loophole.”
WASHINGTON, DC —AARP Michigan State President Thomas Kimble of Clarkston was among volunteers and staff who dropped off petitions containing more than 26,000 signatures at the U.S. Department of Labor this week in support of a conflict of interest standard, following the release of a proposed rule earlier this month.
AARP Ohio volunteer State President Michael Barnhart was among volunteers and staff who today (Tuesday, April 28) dropped off petitions at the U.S. Department of Labor in support of a conflict of interest standard, following the release of a proposed rule earlier this month.
As the government shutdown continues and as the countdown to the Thursday, Oct. 17 deadline on the debt-ceiling looms ominously, what can the average citizen do?
As Social Security celebrates its 78th anniversary, AARP Iowa has been traveling the state, hosting teletown hall conversations, leading community meetings and engaging with thousands of Iowans at the Iowa State Fair to hear firsthand what Iowans think about Social Security, especially in light of the budget deficit discussions in Congress.
A new study from the AARP Public Policy Institute calculates that each dollar paid to Social Security beneficiaries in North Dakota generates nearly two dollars in spending by individuals and businesses, adding about $2.5 billion in total economic output to the North Dakota economy – and about $1.4 trillion to the national economy – in 2012. T ND State Report also finds the $1.6 billion paid in Social Security benefits in 2012 helped North Dakotans keep or find more than 16,000 jobs.
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