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Farm Bill Passage Protects Food Assistance for Older Americans

Congress rejects provisions to add work requirements for adults in their 50s to qualify for SNAP


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Big PhRMA isn't giving up on their effort to raise your prescription drug costs by reopening the Medicare Part D donut hole — and so we need to keep up the pressure on Congress to say NO.


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PhRMA Pressuring Congress to Roll Back 'Donut Hole' Deal

AARP and older Americans oppose efforts to increase prescription drug costs for seniors

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Voters Adopt Initiatives on Election Reform

Home care measure fails in Maine, but many other states have increased support for caregivers

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Older Women a Major Factor in Democratic Takeover of House

Voters age 50-plus focused on Social Security and health care

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Health Care Decided Many House Races in Midterms

Older Americans cast the majority of votes in contests across the country

Election 2018 Ballot Issues Montana

Medicaid Expansion Passes in 3 States

Voters in Idaho, Nebraska and Utah approve growth, but Montana’s expanded coverage might end

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