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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)

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)

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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)

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)

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