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AARA Supports Arizonans Right to Vote

Check out the Arizona Voter Registration and Vote-by-Mail information provided by our partners at the Arizona AFL-CIO. This important guide will assist in knowing your rights and how to ensure that you are ready for this year's important election on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. ... Read more

Inflation Reduction Act helps Arizona seniors with health care costs

Retirees in Arizona struggle to divide monthly social security payments of $1,667 between rent, food and healthcare bills. Provisions in the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act seek to ease some of that budget strain by introducing caps on rapidly rising Medicare costs. ... Read more

Representative Stanton Hosted Inflation Reduction Act Round Table

Representative Greg Stanton (AZ-09) hosted an Inflation Reduction Act Roundtable on Wednesday, August 31 at 9 AM. The  Inflation Reduction Act, signed into law by President Biden on August 16, 2022, will benefit millions of Medicare beneficiaries by providing lower drug prices ... Read more

Voting groups fight to block law that can criminalize Arizona voter registration

PHOENIX (CN) — Voting advocacy groups sued Arizona to block a new law that could criminalize volunteers or organizations who provide registration or voter assistance to individuals registered to vote outside the state. According to the federal complaint filed Monday evenin... Read more

Lawsuit claims Arizona voter registration law harms low-income, minority voters

A new lawsuit challenges an Arizona law that takes a firm stance against voter fraud by requiring that someone cancels their previous registration before registering in any county in the state. Senate Bill 1260, which takes effect on September 24, also says that anyone who "kn... Read more

HHS Secretary Becerra Speaks in AZ on Reducing Drug Prices

AARA's Executive Director, Dora Vasquez will be speaking at an event hosted by HHS Secretary Becerra. She will speak on the effects of reducing prescription drug prices on Arizona's seniors. Full media release below: HHS Secretary Becerra Travels to Arizona and Nevada t... Read more

Internet Assistance Available from the FCC

Great opportunity to get a discount on your internet being offered by the Federal Communications Commission! Check out the flyer and go to the FCC website to get the full information. ... Read more

AARA’s Executive Director, Dora Vasquez provided testimony to the AZ DES on LIHEAP

AARA's Executive Director, Dora Vasquez provided testimony to the Arizona Department of Economic Security today. She spoke on the importance of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) to Arizona's seniors. The benefits of the program's ability to reduce monthly en... Read more

AARA Challenges Arizona SB 1260

The Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans, Priorities USA and Voto Latino announced a legal challenge to Arizona SB 1260. The bill radically alters Arizona’s voting laws by threatening the ability of Arizonans to cast a ballot if they have previously registered to vote in anot... Read more