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Stay up-to-date on federal and state legislative activities. Learn how AARP is fighting for you in Washington D.C. and right here at home.
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Following deadly winter storm, AARP Texas is urging the state to do more to ensure that consumers have access to reliable, affordable electricity and is proposing several consumer-focused ideas.
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Austin's Age-Friendly Action Plan is updated in a new progress report.
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AARP Texas asked lawmakers to share insights on why they ran for office, what their priorities are, and what Texans age 50-plus can do to get involved in local and state politics.
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AARP supports the Texas Legislature appropriating $2 billion in ARPA funds to allocate accordingly to address all aspects of the digital divide.
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AARP Texas recently hosted an online conversation with Beth Osborne, director of Transportation for America.
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Internet connectivity can improve the problem of social isolation during the pandemic, and a new broadband benefit program can help by providing up to $50 monthly discounts for consumers who qualify, a representative from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said at an AARP teletown hall Aug. 31.
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Among new Texas laws taking effect Sept. 1 are numerous measures that enjoyed AARP Texas backing.
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AARP Texas calls on Gov. Greg Abbott to develop a comprehensive state plan for COVID-19 booster shots that relies on best practices.
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AARP Texas has filed comments with the Public Utility Commission of Texas to put on record the Association’s stance on a host of proposed “market reform” ideas that arise in the wake of the electric system’s failure during Winter Storm Uri.
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AARP Texas testimony on voting legislation being heard in the special session of the Texas Legislature.
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