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Reach One, Teach One

by Donnan Runkel - 11/01/2011

Arizonans interested in sharing information about issues that affect state residents age 50-plus — such as the federal health care law, Social Security and Medicare — are invited to join AARP Arizona's Community Educators Program. After training, these individuals will make presentations to churches, neighborhood groups and community organizations.

For more information, contact David Parra, AARP associate state director for community outreach, at 480-414-7637 or dparra@aarp.org.

Glass Coffers

by Donnan Runkel - 5/01/2011

Some of the mystery that can obscure the workings of state government has been lifted in Arizona with the recent launch of a website called Arizona OpenBooks. Required by legislation passed in 2008, the website — openbooks.az.gov — brings more transparency to the state budget, allowing citizens to see clearly how tax dollars are spent.

AARP Arizona joined with other advocacy groups in recommending that the website provide taxpayers a comprehensive, easily understood explanation of where the money goes. One of the groups, the Arizona PIRG Education Fund, is providing a detailed analysis of Arizona OpenBooks at www.arizonapirg.org.


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