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AARP Files Comments With the Federal Communications Commission on Net Neutrality

July 2014: AARP submitted formal comments for the record with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) stating that net neutrality, or the “openness of the Internet,” must be protected and promoted.  (PDF)

AARP Urges Congress to Renew the Older Americans Act

June 2014: AARP urges Congress to pass a simple OAA reauthorization that maintains existing programs without jeopardizing underfunded services for the nation’s seniors. (Read)

AARP Urges Senate to Renew Emergency Unemployment Compensation

January 2014: AARP letter to the Senate urging Senators to renew emergency unemployment compensation due to the disproportionate number of persons 55+ who are most likely to be long-term unemployed. (PDF)

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AARP Provides policy proposals to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

February 2014: AARP sent a letter to CMS providing policy proposals that seek to mitigate some of the provider disruptions recently experienced by beneficiaries in the Medicare Advantage (MA) program. (PDF) 

AARP Endorses the Safe Streets Act of 2014

February 2014:  AARP sent a letter to Senators Mark Begich (D-AK) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) endorsing their introduction of the Safe Streets Act of 2014. (PDF)

AARP Pleased Chained CPI Not in Budget

February 2014:  AARP was pleased to see that the chained CPI was NOT included in President Obama’s budget. Read

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