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AARP Applauds Congress' Efforts to Come Together, On a Bipartisan Basis, to Replace the Flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR)

March 2014: AARP sent a letter to the House of Representatives applauding Congress' efforts to come together, on a bipartisan basis, to permanently replace the flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR). (PDF)

AARP Express Support of Hearing on Social Security Disablity Insurance Program

July, 2014: AARP sent a letter to Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) concerning the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program. (PDF)

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)

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AARP Urges Senate Not to Adopt Proposal that Permits Multiemployer Pension Plans to Cut Pension Benefits

December, 2014: AARP sent a letter to the Senate urging Senators to not adopt as part of year-end spending legislation a proposal that impairs a fundamental tenet of pension law and permits multiemployer pension plans to cut the earned and vested pension benefits of current retirees.  (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 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) 

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