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PHOTO: Free legal guidance is available at the 5th Annual Community Law Day this Saturday at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Photo credit: U.S. Justice Department.

LAS VEGAS – Nevadans who cannot afford an attorney can receive free legal guidance in areas of family law, bankruptcy and other matters at the University of Nevada Las Vegas this Saturday. Gabrielle Jones is an attorney with the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, which is sponsoring the 5th ...Read More

PHOTO: The AARP Experience Corps program, which provides volunteer tutors to help students struggling with reading, is expanding into five school districts in Phoenix. Photo courtesy U.S. Department of Education.
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PHOENIX - Hundreds of school children in Phoenix who may be struggling with reading are getting some help from some older Arizonans giving back to the community. The AARP Experience Corps program is starting at 10 elementary schools in five districts. Tim Valencia, youth and education manager for t ...Read More

As the race for the Florida governor's mansion heads into the home stretch, a new AARP survey finds Florida's senior voting bloc looking for straight answers about health care and financial security. Photo credit: Michael Studard.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - With the Florida primary one week from today, Governor Rick Scott has a slight lead over Democratic opponent Charlie Crist, according to a survey released Tuesday by AARP Florida. Of the likely voters polled in the survey, one in five reported they may still change their minds. ...Read More

PHOTO: State retirees in Washington say their quest to restore benefits trimmed by the Legislature hasn't ended with last week's Supreme Court rulings against them. Photo courtesy of the Retired Public Employees Council of Washington.

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington state Supreme Court ruled last week that the Legislature can eliminate cost-of-living adjustments to the pension checks of retired state workers. The Retired Public Employees Council of Washington has said no one is getting rich living on a state pension, which avera ...Read More

PHOTO: A new survey finds Illinois voters over age 50 and older want candidates to start talking about how to improve their financial security. Photo credit: Ivan Melenchon Serrano/Morguefile.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Ahead of the upcoming midterm elections, a new report finds Illinois voters aged 50 and over want candidates to start talking about how to improve their financial security. Heather Heppner, associate state director of AARP Illinois, says their survey finds older Illinoisans stil ...Read More

A new survey from AARP Pennsylvania reveals voters age 50 and older have a number of economic concerns ahead of this year's midterm elections. Photo courtesy of Charles Rondeau.

PHILADELPHIA - A new election-year poll of likely voters in Pennsylvania aged 50 and older reveals many are concerned about having enough money down the road, and want candidates to focus on improving their economic security. The survey, conducted by AARP Pennsylvania, shows six in 10 worry about h ...Read More

PHOTO: Michigan voters aged 50 and older have a lot on their minds when it comes to their future financial security, and a new poll of likely senior voters reveals they're not getting the answers they need from political candidates. Photo credit: Menstatic/Morguefile.

DETROIT - With the August primary over and candidates making the final push toward the November election, AARP Michigan is cautioning candidates to consider listening to voters 50 and older, who will likely take their fears about finances into the voting booth. A new poll commissioned by AARP Michi ...Read More

GRAPHIC: A local election on the 19th will be the first time a photo I.D. will be required to cast a ballot, as required by the commonwealth's new voter I.D. law. The League of Women Voters is concerned many Virginians are not aware of the new rules. Photo credit: League of Women Voters of Virginia.

FARMVILLE, Va. - A small, local election on Tuesday is the first time Virginia voters will have to show a photo I.D. as required by a new law. The Farmville town council election in Prince Edward and Cumberland counties represents the first time any of the commonwealth's voters will have to present ...Read More

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