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Whether it’s your electricity, gas or phone: AARP is fighting for affordable, reliable, accessible utility service – for you.  Use the drop-down menu above to find out what's happening in your state.

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Affordable Utilities Now!

From Alaska to Florida, AARP has saved utility customers billions of dollars. We’ve also protected reliable phone service and fought for stronger consumer protections for all Americans.



New Rate Plan Won’t Lower Bills for Alabama Power Customers

Even Alabama Power now admits a new rate plan won’t lower customer power bills. AARP has been fighting to lower utility bills for all Alabamians. Read

No Second Class Service on the Jersey Shore

AARP calls on Christie Administration to investigate Verizon’s plan to abandon high quality, landline phone service at the New Jersey Shore and replace it with Voice Link. Read

Louisiana Seeks Volunteer Utility Watchdogs

AARP Louisiana is looking for volunteers to join its Utility Watchdog Team to monitor proposed rate hikes and other utility issues. Read

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