Advocacy

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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AARP District of Columbia advocates for the 50-plus population before the city government.
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We’re here for the 50+ in our nation’s capital, to offer free events and enriching experiences for members and their guests that can help with finances, family, and fun!
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Hear directly from the At-Large Candidates for District of Columbia City Council (Virtual Forum)
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AARP District of Columbia is working to make sure older residents don’t get short shrift when local lawmakers make decisions about funding programs. 
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AARP DC is working to make sure older residents don’t get short shrift when local lawmakers make decisions about funding programs in 2021. 
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An accurate census count is crucial to secure funding for programs older adults rely upon in the District.
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Want to save money on your water bill? You may be eligible for discounts offered by DC Water and the district government.
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Prescription drug prices are skyrocketing. Medicare spent an extra $110 billion in recent years because drug prices increased faster than inflation. That money could have bought lots of gas and groceries.
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Wednesdays at the Wilson Building (W@W) is a video series that provides brief updates on the current state of the District, encourages advocacy and connects policy experts to District residents.
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Prescription drugs don’t work if patients can’t afford them. AARP is advocating for Congress to pass the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act.
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