AARP http://wamc.org en AARP Says Benefit Changes Could Harm New Yorkers http://wamc.org/post/aarp-says-benefit-changes-could-harm-new-yorkers <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;&nbsp;With the "<font color="red">fiscal</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">cliff</font>" looming, AARP is warning that changes being considered for Social Security and Medicare could harm older New Yorkers.</p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 12:49:34 +0000 Jake Sorgen 53237 at http://wamc.org AARP Says Benefit Changes Could Harm New Yorkers AARP Holding Voter Meetings on Social Security and Medicare http://wamc.org/post/aarp-holding-voter-meetings-social-security-and-medicare <p>The AARP is holding a series of forums across the region to collect voter input on federal policies affecting Social Security and Medicare.<br /><br />The AARP has started its <a href="http://www.earnedasay.org">&ldquo;You&rsquo;ve Earned A Say&rdquo; campaign</a>, holding forums, town halls, webcasts and meetings to get people to discuss Social Security and Medicare. Launched in March, the AARP will soon hold a series of meetings in New York and Vermont. AARP Senior Vice President for Campaigns John Hishta.<br /> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 22:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 45691 at http://wamc.org AARP Holding Voter Meetings on Social Security and Medicare AARP Plans Meetings on Social Security and Medicare http://wamc.org/post/aarp-plans-meetings-social-security-and-medicare <p>The AARP is holding a series of &ldquo;You&rsquo;ve Earned A Say&rdquo; forums across the region to collect voter input on federal policies affecting Social Security and Medicare.<br /> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 21:50:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 45681 at http://wamc.org AARP Plans Meetings on Social Security and Medicare Vermont Regulators Turn Down Appeal in Utility Merger http://wamc.org/post/vermont-regulators-turn-down-appeal-utility-merger <p>The Vermont Public Service Board has once again rejected arguments that ratepayers should get a $21 million refund when the state&#39;s two largest utilities merged.<br /><br />Vermont Public Radio reports the board this week upheld a key provision of its June order that allowed Green Mountain Power to merge with Central Vermont Public Service Corporation.<br /><br />The deal was panned by the consumer group AARP, which had raised an alarm over a payback provision for extra money CVPS customers were ordered to pay the company a decade ago to pull it back from the brink of bankruptcy. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 23:00:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 45079 at http://wamc.org