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State Lawmakers Propose Tough New Bills to Curb Drug Costs

Fed up with a lack of federal action to lower prescription drug costs, state legislators around the country are pushing bills to penalize drugmakers for unjustified price hikes and to cap payment at much-lower Canadian levels.

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Unpartnered With No Heirs: Estate Planning Still Important

Even if you do not have a partner, children or any living relatives, an estate plan makes sense.

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Massachusetts Budget Hidden From Seniors

In June of 2017, the Massachusetts State legislature passed a budget that called for a “study of the cost effectiveness of the home care program including estimated savings from avoided nursing facility admissions.

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Congress ready to stop state-run retirement programs

The Republican-controlled Congress took aim this week at states that are creating retirement saving programs for workers who do not already have 401(k)s through their jobs.

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How AARP is fighting for Americans at the state level

This year, as state legislators are going to work across the country, so are we. In addition to fighting on Capitol Hill to keep Medicare and Social Security strong, AARP will be making sure your voice is heard .

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Programs for elderly should not be touched

When state budget projections turn south, money for the elderly and disabled should be protected from cuts.

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