— By Lupe Wissel, AARP Idaho state director On behalf of AARP Idaho and our 186,000 members across the Gem State, I would like to applaud Governor Little’s priorities outlined in his first State of the State address. We agree Proposition 2 deserves full funding and implementation as soon as possible. Idaho voters spoke overwhelmingly in favor of expanding Medicaid. It’s now vital that Legislators administer the will of the people, without instituting barriers, and provide increased access to health care …

— Can Further Help Middle Class NYers with State-Facilitated Workplace Retirement Savings Option, Support for Family Caregivers to Help NYers Age in Own Homes ALBANY, N.Y. – AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel issued the following statement today in response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s annual State of the State Message: “AARP is thrilled that Governor Cuomo is walking the talk on his commitment from last year making New York the first ‘age-friendly’ state in the nation. His executive order directing …

— The cold of winter has arrived which means that Pierre is a hot bed of activity as the 2017 South Dakota legislative session has begun.  Once again, AARP South Dakota is in Pierre working for you. Governor Dennis Daugaard kicked off the 2017 session with the annual State of the State address followed by the State of the Judiciary address on Wednesday and the State of the Tribes address on Thursday. During his State of the State address, Governor Daugaard announced …