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Here’s what to know, whether you’re a resident who’s working or retired, or if you’re considering a move to Texas.
As the economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic continue to affect many homeowners across Texas, AARP Texas and Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) have joined forces to launch the Summer of Helping Texas Homeowners and Hopeful Homeowners initiative. This program aims to assist Texans in understanding and managing various aspects of homeownership.
On the 88th anniversary of Social Security, more than one in seven Texas residents receives Social Security benefits. AARP will keep fighting to keep the program strong.
House Bill 4126, which AARP opposes, would effectively legalize in Texas a predatory practice that is under legal scrutiny across the country.
AARP Texas Opposes House Bill 2127 and Senate Bill 149. The bills would undo basic protections for payday and auto-title lending borrowers.
Five bills filed in the Texas Legislature would help older Texans thrive.
AARP Texas and other groups align to rein in payday and auto title lending abuses.
Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick were sworn into office for their third terms this week. The top Republican leaders outlined ideas for the next four years. Meanwhile, leaders in the state House and Senate unveiled spending plans for the state’s 2024-2025 biennium.
Steps older Texans and state leaders can take to reduce electric rate shock and boost the resiliency of utility customers and the electric grid.
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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