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Media professional Jackie Gil joins AARP Texas as Associate State Director of Communications. In her new role, she will support the thriving Houston and Austin communities by leading communication campaigns, managing media relations, and crafting compelling narratives highlighting the impactful work being done by AARP Texas teams.
AARP Texas honors Lubbock-based reporter Jayme Lozano of The Texas Tribune for outstanding journalism in the community interest in 2023.
AARP Texas joined the Texas Consumer Association in asking the Public Utility Commission to suspend its current extreme weather disconnection rules.
AARP Texas fought hard this legislative session on issues important to older Texans and their families, and lawmakers listened. From prescription drug affordability and funding for adult protective services to high-speed internet access, and much more, we achieved several victories for Texans age 50-plus.
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.
House Bill 4220 Weakens Vital Oversight Body
House Bill 4126, which AARP opposes, would effectively legalize in Texas a predatory practice that is under legal scrutiny across the country.
Texas Sen. Cesar Blanco filed Senate Bill 1700, the Healthcare Expanded & Accessed Locally (HEAL Texans) Act. The bill expands health access by allowing full practice authority for nurse practitioners.
Remarks by Tim Morstad of AARP Texas on the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission meeting involving the Public Utility Commission and the Jan. 12 Open Meeting of the PUC.
A demographics reporter who has covered voting rights issues in Texas is being honored by AARP Texas for producing impactful journalism projects that address the interests and needs of older Texans and their families.
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