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Archive: December 5, 2012

PHOTO:  The deadline for a low-income heating-assistance subsidy is nearing.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Frost on the ground on many of these late fall mornings is a chilly reminder that the dead of winter isn't far away in Kentucky. Neither is the deadline for low-income families to apply for help with their heating bills. Dec. 14 is the deadline to apply for the one-time subsidy, ac ...Read More

Education reform advocates will bus into Albany on Wednesday for a rally. Graphic courtesy Alliance for Quality Education

ALBANY, N.Y. – Buses are to converge on the capital today from various points in the state as part of an action aimed at addressing what some call a crisis in public-education funding. Riding one bus, starting in the Finger Lakes city of Hornell and stopping in Naples, are two Naples principa ...Read More

PHOTO: Getting access to land is one of the biggest obstacles facing beginning farmers. Courtesy Land Stewardship Project.

ROCHESTER, Minn. - How to help new farmers and ranchers get a start and succeed in agriculture will be the focus for the next few days as experts from around the nation converge on Rochester. Amy Bacigalupo, director of the Land Stewardship Project’s Farm Beginnings Program, says getting int ...Read More

PHOTO: Thirty companies and 200 young people participated in Focus Hope's 2012 job fair in Detroit. Courtesy: Focus Hope

DETROIT - Young people in Michigan and around the nation are unemployed in record numbers, according to the latest Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. While the state’s overall jobless rate stands around 9 percent, it has climbed past 50 percent for teens and young adults in ...Read More

PHOTO: Herb Sanderson, AARP Arkansas Associate Director for Advocacy, goes over the numbers of Arkansans affected if a federal budget deal includes cuts to Social Security and/or Medicare.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - "Everything is on the table." That was one of the statements from U.S. Senate leadership Tuesday as talks continue about what to do about the federal budget before the end of the year. One proposal would lower the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, says Herb San ...Read More

PHOTO: Cynthia Fagyas, AARP Arizona communications director, says Arizona seniors have a lot to be concerned about with proposed cuts to Social Security and Medicare. CREDIT: Cynthia Fagyas.
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PHOENIX - Arizona seniors face smaller Social Security checks and higher health premiums if certain proposals in the "fiscal cliff" negotiations are adopted, according to an analysis by AARP Arizona. The study shows the actual dollar impact of proposed changes to Social Security and Medicare that c ...Read More

PHOTO: The open enrollment period for those eligible for Medicare

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The open enrollment period for Medicare "Part D" coverage ends Friday. Seniors can make changes to their drug prescription coverage through that date. Cathy McLeer, AARP South Dakota associate state director, says it's a chance for people to improve their coverage and possibly l ...Read More

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