AARP Texas

Tirelessly working for Texans 50+ and their families
MAY 19, 2023
Organizations representing electricity consumers statewide are demanding a meaningful cap on the proposed Performance Credit Mechanism (PCM) scheme that will impose billions of dollars in increased costs for Texas consumers if left uncapped.
MAY 18, 2023
AARP Texas is fighting for several bills currently moving in the Texas Legislature that would expand broadband access across the state. Passage of these bills is crucial for ensuring that Texans of all ages can access high-speed internet.
MAY 17, 2023
Lawmakers can pass legislation to shape our state as a place where Texans can live and age well into retirement, whether in the big cities or rural communities.
MAY 11, 2023
The 2023 hurricane season begins June 1 and ends November 30, but already predictions are it will be an "above average" season. Colorado State University's annual outlook calls for 13 named storms and six hurricanes. Two of those hurricanes are predicted to be major. Despite that, they say this will be a “slightly below-normal” Atlantic hurricane season.
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Volunteering, by definition, is a person who voluntarily undertakes or expresses a willingness to undertake a service. What that service is, varies for everyone, but for me, it means giving my time to an organization I am passionate about, like AARP. Growing up, I always enjoyed giving back to the community because I knew what a difference it can make not just for others, but also to the volunteer.
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If you want to vote by mail in the city and county elections on Saturday, May 6, plan ahead.
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AARP will again sponsor discounts on tickets, parking and concessions at San Antonio Missions games.
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House Bill 4126, which AARP opposes, would effectively legalize in Texas a predatory practice that is under legal scrutiny across the country.
Congress will again reauthorize the farm bill in 2023, providing an opportunity to make changes to nutrition programs, and for advocates to speak up.
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House Bill 568 would require that peace officers are trained on how to work with people with dementia.
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Proposed legislation could expand Texas’ capacity for research on mental health and brain-related diseases.
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AARP Texas Opposes House Bill 2127 and Senate Bill 149. The bills would undo basic protections for payday and auto-title lending borrowers.
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Latest AARP research attaches $41 Billion value to the estimated 2.9 Billion hours of unpaid care that family caregivers provided in 2021.
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