Florida Survey

Date

User Response

01/06/2011  requiring driving tests for renewal after age 70--on a biennial basis
01/06/2011  Medical expense controls that would hold down costs while allowing not imposing service reductions. Unreasonable drug manufacturer profits.
01/18/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Work with new Gov Scott in his efforts to create jobs, reduce gov't waste (and undoubted fraud); avoid blind loyalty to any political party's philosophy!
01/04/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  We want to keep our freedoms not have more laws that infringe on our rights. Why not help us reduce government programs at all levels?
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  About all Fl people having PIP coverage on autos. Hitting people in a accident without insuance, should carry a jail penalty. Especially hurting them in a accident.
01/06/2011  Not to interfere with the health care law approved by US Congress last year
01/06/2011  financial responsibility, both personal and governmental
01/06/2011  Growth management Environmental protection. The establishing of voting district.
01/06/2011  More involvement of teachers and parents in educational decisions rather than politicians who haven't been in the classroom for years making those decisions. Protecting health care reform. Keeping regulations of the banking industry.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/10/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/11/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Repeal 75% of FL/Federal Regulations on FL Businesses and Repeal Obama Care!
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Support for education and standards for same. Discourage the spending of state funds to challenge the current health care legislation. That should be dealt with at the federal level.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  advocate for Social Security cost of living adjustments. We are in 2nd year without any increase, but, prices all around us are increasing considerably.
01/09/2011  The healthcare issues.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/13/2011  Preserve and protect Medicare and Social Security. Congressmen & women should be required to participate in both. That would guarantee the protection of both
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Should monitor the rising cost of internet and cable TV.
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Please let "snowbirds" have the same tax breaks that fulltime residents have.
01/06/2011  Medicare-Social Security
01/06/2011  Prevent the governor from doing harm to Medicare in Florida.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Include cell phone use while driving as separate law from testing issue. Create legislation to prevent the conflict of interest nominations to PSC. Create legislation to use an increase in sales tax to help cut deficits. H.O Ins. cost cut.
01/06/2011  English as a language, repeal Obama Care, A pay raise for Social Security
01/06/2011  No off shore drilling
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/13/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Assist the individual states with increasing employment opportunities for senior citizens and financing for those who need it.
01/06/2011  Better state funded treatment and housing for the mentally ill.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/11/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Continue to lobby our representatives to prevent repeal of Healthcare Law.
01/06/2011  helping seniors keep thier homes out of forclosure MHA is a false hope
01/06/2011  Support the state's lawsuit for the repeal of Obamacare.
01/06/2011  Number 7 above must include financial mischief perpetrated by elected officials at all levels.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Oppose any attempt to elimate the defined benefit pension plan for public employees. Oppose any attempt to elimate the HEALTH INSURANCE SUPPLEMENT for retired teachers and public employees. These actions will affect present & future AARP members.
01/06/2011  price control on gasoline
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/14/2011  Lower property taxes. Medicaid donut-hole medication gap coverage More jobs Defeat National Health care No High-Speed Rail System
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  car and home insurance
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/17/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Healthcare and cost of living raises of medicare
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Using hand-held cell phones while driving b eing prohibited by law.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Advocate for severe penalties against persons who perpetrate or aid-and-abet Medicare and Medicaid fraud in Florida.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  keep up the good work
01/06/2011  Lower uniform health care costs, I pay $337 a month for supplemental care and also pay for medicare. Many Doctors will not take all in one plans and other plans are not guaranteed renewable each year. There fore I am stuck with a high insurance bill.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Rebalancing of meicaid funds to encourage home and community based services is crucial.
01/09/2011  Mandatory ignition locks on cars owned by convicted DUI drivers, even first time offenders. It's probably the first time they were caught.
01/07/2011  FL
01/10/2011  The State of Florida needs to get realistic about the poverty level in regard to food stamps and medicaid. I realize that there is a budgetary problem, but starving the already hungry and denying the sick medical care is not ethical.
01/06/2011  Prohibit cell phones while driving.. Also require helmets when operating motorcycles..
01/07/2011  insure our new Govenor complies with items 4 & 7
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Redistricting Funding for public education
01/06/2011  i feel that aarp should look into ins. co who are riping us seniors off pertaining to fld. ins. also i feel (given the amt. of members in arp) that aarp his not doing or applying enough pressure on the gov. about our s.s increases but they get raises.
01/07/2011  Reducing Property Insurance Premiums and Property taxes comensurate with property values.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/16/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Freedom to Marry for GLBT persons
01/06/2011  Prevent state legislative from repealing healthcare, raise social security age. Increase cost of living adjustment. Privatilzing Medicare.
01/06/2011  COLA COLA COLA NEED A BETTER WAY TO CACULATE IT AS MY COST OF DAILY LIVING HAS GONE WAY UP EG.FOOD GAS ELECT AND ON AN ON AND NO MONEY TO PAY FOR IT
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  don't repeal Obamacare Laws.
01/07/2011  tax on homeof handcpped and disabled people on a fixed income like SSDI I can not work so I can not help myself to a better income and the taxes on my home are just to much
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  1. Enforce the ban on aerial fire works or get rid of it. This is a threat to property & person. 2. Ban door to door solicitation. This is a precursor to home invasion, especially for elderly.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/17/2011  User Provided No Response
01/10/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Ensure hi-speed rail construction moves forward. Restrict overuse of aquafer by agriculture to the extent it causes sink holes in populated areas. Limit litigation of frivolous issues, etc.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Proceeds from the Florida Lotto is supposed to be used exclusively for education. Where is that money actually going?
01/06/2011  Affordable Home and Auto Insurance
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  make healthy food more economical than junk food, especially for school programs, if everyone could afford to eat healthier there would be less obesity, and thus less trips to the health providers.
01/10/2011  A permanent funding source for public education.
01/06/2011  Property tax needs to be reduced for Residents (ONLY) of Florida
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  AARP should stand strong against the battle that is going to be waged by our new state leadership. The biggest problem is that our state is now being led by a man who lead a company in Medicare fraud and got rewarded for his efforts.
01/06/2011  Affordable health insurance for persons with pre-existing conditions without going 6 months without insurance.
01/06/2011  Do not repeal Health Care Reform but take a surgical knife as needed. Take a part of the constitution and let members read it on a monthly basis. I believe there are a lot of people who love the Constitution as if they have really read it but have not!
01/06/2011  Environmental control needs to be maintained, and our new gov. doesn't seem to be on track! Keep our state parks and waterways clean, and not to encourage mass developments.
01/06/2011  I don't know what you want, but we need to address rising medical costs and disappearing pensions
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Discourage medical and hospital practices designed only to postpone a death that otherwise would naturally occur. They are immoral and surely someday soon will be considered criminal.
01/18/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Don't do anything. The last time AARP did what YOU PEOPLE wanted on a govermental level we ended up with messed up healthcare and SS
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  reduce the debt, jobs for seniors, repealing obamacare, encouraging churches and communities to get more involved in caring for each other on a local basis, reduce government spending and involvement
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Better care in Nursing homes. My mom was in a nursing home last year and they because of their negiligence did not survive. NO CAP ON LAWSUITS! and the stipulation where there is an arbration in lieu of jury trial should be banned,
01/06/2011  What is AARP doing to remove he hand of the Federal government from AAPR's pocket? ? ?
01/06/2011  Regulate health care costs Regulate Insurance rates and coverage - especially health and home insurance Keep K-12 Education Public
01/08/2011  LOWER PROPERTY TAXES HEALTHCARE COVERAGE FOR PEOPLE THAT CANMT AFFORD ANY AT ALL!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  keeping health care reforms intact
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  fraud & abuse in Medicaid
01/06/2011  None, aarp is way too far to the left and tries to influence our freedom as Americans promoting Obama policies that are heading towards a dictatorship purposely.
01/15/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Education and unemployment.
01/06/2011  Property insurance rates for homes and business way too high. GOP is in insurance co. pockets.
01/06/2011  Repeal Obama Care!!!!!!!!
01/10/2011  u can't fight the system
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/11/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  to stand strongly against the House's new act to repeal the Health Care Bill of 2010
01/06/2011  Talking on a cell phone is as dangerous as drinking while driving .. It need to a law against this on going task..
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/12/2011  Outlaw turnpikes (turnpikes)
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  taxes and employment for people over 50
01/06/2011  I DID NOT JOIN AARP FOR THEM TO BE AN ADVOCATE FOR ME. AARP SHOULD ONLY KEEP MEMBERS INFORMED OF EVENTS BUT NOT ADVOCATE , ALL MY ASSOCIATES FEEL THE SAME WAY.
01/06/2011  strongly advocate for Alzheimer's victims rights against becoming Baker Acted and treated as mentally ill; advocate against nursing homes discharging AD residents by use of Baker Act; mandate Baker Act training as an employment requirement.
01/06/2011  Pay increases for teachers. Moreservices for seniors that live alone.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  If apower co. givesaveraged power bills to some, it should give them to all. What agreat way to help the elderly on fixed incomes.
01/06/2011  Environment
01/06/2011  lower house insurance
01/06/2011  Repeal obamaCare
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Fair tax law; guarantee yearly cost of living increase;ceiling on medical ins; also word the petition to Washington so that politicians are required to have the insurance I have; change presidential terms to 6 years with no re-election
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/13/2011  environmetal issues;
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Enviromental issues
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  FL
01/06/2011  maintaining pension plans for public employees such as teachers, firemen, policemen. Tell Scott "hands off"
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  You should stand with God against abortion.
01/06/2011  Home health care should be financed abd supervised.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Protection of Florida environment, I.e Water, Air, land development
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Dental insurance covered by Medicare and dentists who accept insurance should accept "Medicare" dental insurance. Great gap exists resulting in lack of care and health issues.
01/06/2011  IRS not state. I hate the fact I have to pay fica & medicare on my part time job at age 77. It's never enough to raise my SS benefit, it;s lost money
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Advocate and mount a serious effort to repeal Obama Care and stop gutting of Medicare. I think AARP has sold out senior citizens . I just joined AMAC and will let my AARP lapse on 2014.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Continued support for health care initiatives. The backlash against the health care reform bill has spilled into the states, and in my opinion was fostered by lies and exagerrations. We need to keep working on this.
01/07/2011  Limit the medical services that can be paid for by Florida insurance companies (i.e. odor therapy, other than simple chiropractic aid, and any other addition that comes solely from political pressure at the legislature.
01/06/2011  Please make sure that the new Health care law is NOT repealed!
01/07/2011  Jobs for those over 50
01/06/2011  the price of gasoline. need to give us a break
01/11/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Please keep track of everything that our governor, that Medicare thief Scott, is doing every minute he is in office. That might take a task force to do, but he has earned the attention.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Reduce the Legislators and state officials budgets . Over a million dollars per year for the Lieutenant Governor's travel and bodyguard? What a waste of money. Make all of them travel airline coach.
01/06/2011  real estate tax reductions
01/06/2011  Drug Screen Welfare Recipients. Abolish free cell phones and cell phone service to welfare recipients, as well as free wi-fi services in public housing projects. It's time to cut entitlement programs.
01/06/2011  Be more bi-partisan, and truly represent the members, not the AARP leaders politcal agenda.
01/06/2011  Stop the attempt to repeal the health care reform bill.
01/06/2011  Cutting State employee pensions schemes-far too generous and expensive for taxpayers; cutting Property Taxes by downsizing law enforcement and fire departments whjch are overmanned; abolish Highway Patrol; encourage private and home schooling
01/06/2011  Decrease in taxes for gas, utilities and cell phones. Also affordable health care for all Floridians.
01/06/2011  Leave the health care bill alone. Drop the lawsuit
01/06/2011  Support the repeal of Obama Health Care
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Prohibiting the taking of innocent life in abortion, or, next they will exterminte older persons who cost the system money.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  elective officials need to listen to the people who put them in office.
01/06/2011  (1) Support public education process that assures that Florida students are not in the bottom half of the nation's students. (2) Realistic insurance rates that allow insurance companies to offer home owners insurance without loosing money!
01/14/2011  repeal and write a new health law.
01/06/2011  Maintain the integrity of MEDICARE and Social Security eleminating any cuts in service.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Greater Homestead Exemption when home title holder (Florida Resident), turns 70, then 80, and then 90. If Tenants by the Entireties, increase would take effect once the younger of the owners turns 70, etc.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/30/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/13/2011  Improving oversight of assisted care and nursing homes. Minimum of an annual inspection with rigorous standards. Closing under-standard institutions.
01/06/2011  Must fight for COLA increase for Floridians. Cost of everything has risen greatly. Please lobby Washington to incrase SS NOW. We unemployed seniors are hurting.
01/06/2011  Turn our police from predators to protectors. Stop trying to finance government on the backs of motorists. Repeal that insane septic inspection law. Make State attractions free for seniors & give motor vehicle credits for regis.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  the new septic tank law needs to be repealed
01/06/2011  We don't need more health insurance, we need medical care: doctors, nurses, clinics. People without health insurance should still have access to medical care.
01/06/2011  Real reform for property taxes and homeowners insurance. Also elimination of many sales tax exemptions that dont make sense.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  HIRE SENIORS
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  People running for office should ONLY be allowed to talk about what they are going to do on TV commercials. TV commercials must be screened for facts before being permitted. A dollar limit set on TV commercials.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  The Florida Legislature should make unlawful the current increases in homeowners insurance rates. Rates are already too high and will become unaffordable for many of us how own our homes (have no mortgage) .
01/06/2011  home insurance Citizen's in. places too high future burden on state if there is major claims unfortunately higher bills are needed now to prevent disaster later. Septic tank reform require tests to protect our water supply
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  more restaurant inspections for health concerns
01/06/2011  erictile desfuntion. and premature ejaculation.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  use of turn signal enforcement and ban cell phone use while driving
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Health care issues related to state Medicaid including more home care and less institutional care. Transportation issues- highway funding, mass transit, rail and high speed rail. Funding of cont repair of the everglades.
01/06/2011  Health care if republicans in House and Senate are successful in repealing our current health care initiatives.
01/07/2011  HOME INSURANCE IN FLORIDA HAS GOTTEN OUT OF LINE. COMPANIES JUST WANT TO COVER THE LUCRATIVE AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE AND DROP HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE. THIS IS IMPOSSIBLE TO DEAL WITH.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  conservation of land, wildlife, and natural resources.
01/06/2011  REPEAL OF THE HEALTHCARE LAW(OBAMACARE) AND REPLACE IT WITH ANYTHING THAT WOULD BE BETTER!!!!!
01/07/2011  TERM LIMITS SOCIAL SECURITY FOR ALL (NO PENSION RIP-OFFS) PAY FOR PLAY (NO EXPENSE ACCOUNTS) NO SPECIAL GOVERNMENT MEDICAL PLANS.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Jobs for seniors and lower property taxes.
01/06/2011  The Septic System inspection law should be repealed, NOW!
01/06/2011  CUT SPENDING!!!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/13/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Don't abandon Environmental protection due to the bad economy.
01/06/2011  SS should not be cuted
01/06/2011  The bill requiring septic tanks be inspected should be rescinded because most seniors cannot afford this
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Cost of living increases for retired state employees should be reinstated.
01/06/2011  Better, affordable health care
01/06/2011  Limiting cost and maximizing health care costs including premiums and coinsurance/deductibles.
01/06/2011  Less government \. The repeal of elements of the healthcare bill which do not serve the consumer Advocate for Integrative approaches to healthcare. Complementary services will save money,be less intrusive fewer sideeffects Help pay for these benefits.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Stay the heck out of Healthcare debate! You did us no good in 2010 by endorsing Obamacare
01/06/2011  Fund education. Defend health care bill Rules and regulations to protect consumers of products and services
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Support and fund the new health care law componenets.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/10/2011  health care,reduced utilitiey rates for seniors on fixed income
01/12/2011  grocery stores should give retirees discounts. The prices of food here are absurd!!
01/06/2011  expanded medicaid and health care for people under 65
01/06/2011  Before I answer any of your other questions, you should work to oust all of the Socialists from the national leadership. I don't want AARP to take on any of the above tasks from a socialist perspective.
01/06/2011  EDUCATION' TEACHERS PAY UNACCEPTABLE.THESE KIDS ARE OUR NEXT AARP MEMBERS.WE NEED THEM TO BE EDUCATED FOR THE JOBS AHEAD.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  I feel AARP sold us down the drain on the passage of Obama, Health Care. Reason I am not renewing my membership w/AARP
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  do what they can to repeal the new health care law, as it will bankrupt our America. Special intrests groups and their politicians must be held accountable, and be exposed and severly punished with jail time as well , for harming our country l.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  You should help congress repeal health care since you helped pass it. I will renew my membership when this happens. I have been with united health care for 10 years in my small business my premiums went up 3 to 5% yearly. But now up 18.4%
01/10/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Put a cap on residential property insurance. This is single handedly wiping out my savings.
01/06/2011  Crack down on 'pill mills'
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Make law makers live under the same rules, regulations, retirement, social security, medical and medicare benefits as everyone else!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Limit the law makers terms.
01/06/2011  Eliminate Florida's debt. get budget balanced.
01/06/2011  Education--money in Fla, should not be for private schools.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  why does it take a long time foraarp to approve a prescption that a dr.has written?
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/11/2011  I am very disappointed that you allow the ins. co . to raise property ins. in Fl. I am a 69 year old widow and they raise my ins. 136.00 I have found an ins that will cover me for $200.00 less for the same coverage. I will never take aarp word again
01/06/2011  Make prescription drug prices the same as in other states. (i.e. Michigan)
01/06/2011  Finding ways to help those who cannot drive anymore and need transportation for everyday living, such as food shopping, banking, etc.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Modifications to the pensions and benefits of state employees who have expectations related to their retirement.
01/06/2011  new jersey
01/06/2011  Bring affordable healthcare to those less fortunate by way of universal heathcare
01/10/2011  Elminate the 3-strike rule. Add more prisons. Enforce laws that will protect senior citizens from assault, battery and SCAMS of all kinds!
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  cost of living raises annually for service connected war veterans and social security.
01/11/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/10/2011  wasting tax money on trains
01/06/2011  health care and perscription costs, insurance costs both health and auto, mandatory drivers tests for elderly seniors at age 65 if they don't pass have a education class required to get renewed.
01/16/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Maintain environmental programs.
01/09/2011  Stat in #7 above. Have Congress, Administration and Agency follow and have the same rules as they pass for others.On #9 Currently helping less fortunate with church and mediation. It takes our time. Given that you are
01/06/2011  no more favorite interest by our politicians-investigate Florida lotto and EZ pass-wher is our money going ????
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Get rid of the FCAT. To much time is spent teaching it and not enought time on the things that realy matter.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/13/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  saving the everglades
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  AARP leaders need to return to the core values of the original AARP and adhere to those values. AARP leaders should NOT allow themselves to influenced by industry or political pressures. Also, AARP must STOP sending pesky insurance apps to members!
01/06/2011  keep homestead deduction. lower gas taxes
01/06/2011  Better and more affordable health care for the state with the most senior citizens. Lower taxes for seniors, especially those with health issues. Lower drug costs. Better qualified free tax accountants in your offices
01/06/2011  Focus resources on issues particularly required by older citizens. Don't stretch yoiurselves too thin - let others advocate for general consumer protection
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  police should be patroling instead of parking in hidden places just to give tickets.if patroling,people would stop speeding.,or other things ,stop signs or etc..
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/11/2011  User Provided No Response
01/14/2011  State AG: Prosecute fraudulent foreclosures based on failure of banks/servicers to provide legal proof of title and fidelity to (their own) contract law.
01/06/2011  Think we need to be aware of how members are affected by the 'hold' on So. Sec. As a body we must keep this problem on the agenda of our federal legislators.
01/11/2011  repeal Obamacare now
01/08/2011  Stop Congressmen from getting raises, also forcing all politicians to pay for health and having them pay for all college loans for offsprings.
01/06/2011  any use of cell phones while driving.
01/10/2011  Home owner's insurence rates
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Testing for drivers over 80, including eye, driving and written
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  talking on cell phones while driving
01/22/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Push to get our State Legislature to fully adopt and fund Health Care Reform (Obamacare).
01/08/2011  Foreclosures!!!--Banks should WORK with homeowners so that they can remain in their homes in stead of kicking them out, allowing the said structures to fall into disrepair thereby lowering property values even further. Families are being destroyed!
01/06/2011  Stop/deport illegals & anchor babies No amenities/benefits for illegals Penalize those hiring illegals Implement ENGLISH ONLY across the board No cigarette smoking in public areas or w/in 100 yds of building entrances. Legalize marijuana
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01/06/2011  Give seniors a better break on property taxes
01/06/2011  HEALTH CARE
01/06/2011  Health Insurance Regulations
01/06/2011  The people 1st !! Term limits (which means they can't move from to another!!)
01/08/2011  Our schools need to be better. Just because we're old should not mean we have lost interest in education. Too many old people think they are no longer responsible for the future.
01/06/2011  property values have dropped considerably and property taxes have gone up. How can this be and why?
01/06/2011  Less expensive energy!
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01/06/2011  Medicaid/Medicare for FL seniors Elderly abuse Healthcare
01/07/2011  Education is all about teacher accountability, which has its place, but ignores student accountability which is essential to prepare students to function in society.
01/06/2011  Back the repeal of ObamaCare at state and national level. You had no trouble supporting it on a national now we know what is in it support the repeal of this very bad law for all americans.
01/07/2011  For the past several years senior citizens have not gotten a raise. Each year it's the same thing. There was no high inflation. I don't know what stores they shop at or about everything in this country going up. It sure has been a strain on the elderly
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01/06/2011  keeping government out of our lives as much as possible.
01/07/2011  Cutting of services to seniors, children and vulnerable adults in Florida by privatizing services to profit-making companies. Watch-guarding any proposed state legislation affecting seniors and rapid-response advocation.
01/06/2011  Protecting the environment eg Everglades,
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01/07/2011  Health Care for everyone not just for a few. We want the same as our respentatives.
01/07/2011  Opt out of Obama Care
01/06/2011  Honest government- state & local- officials.
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01/06/2011  provide programs for legal guardians with no income
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01/06/2011  You have lost me as a member mainly do to your extreme leftist liberal garbage, the last thing I expect from people who should know better. Not interested in your organization as of the last election. You can keep the change.
01/06/2011  Keep the Health Care Bill safe
01/06/2011  I declined medicare as it would take 100.00 out of my 700.00 SSDI check. Who can live on 600.00 a month ? I was told if I don't take it when offered, every year the deduction would be higher. That is aweful. I couldn't afford 100 a month loss.
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01/06/2011  Allow for gambling in th Florida Keys
01/06/2011  Cell Phone use while driving.
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01/06/2011  Affordable auto insurance and home owners insurance. Your queston no.9 a possible yes at a later date.
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01/06/2011  REQUIRE HAND'S FREE CELL PHONE USE WHILE DRIVING. Repeal of Obamacare.
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01/06/2011  reasonably priced insurance for seniors on trailers as well as small homes and autos. seniors who have been exploited for 40 plus years should NOT BE exploited further!!! Seniors deserve a break as they contributed to insurance cos thruout lifetime!
01/15/2011  Make sure that social security is secure for our growing senior population and the generations that follow. For many it is the only source of income available
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01/06/2011  Job hunting since June 2007. Age discrimination going on. I'm 60. No medical coverage. Living w/my Mom (83) again since Feb 2010. Even though there are many IFs in my life, hope to 'pass it forward' - be helpful in the future!
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01/07/2011  Refuse ObamaCare being pushed on states. It's unconstitutional!! I believe that it is now 19 state attorneys general that are going to fight it, including Floridas.
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01/06/2011  Need tougher laws and penalties for corruption.
01/06/2011  Protect medicaid. Stop Florida from trying to stop the Health Reform legislation. Better regulation of nursing homes. More power for Ombudsman program.
01/06/2011  1. Prevent insurance companies from "cherry-picking" in FL. Any company selling insurance in FL should be required to offer ALL their insurance products as a pre-requisite to doing business in this state.
01/06/2011  Protect Floridians from any attempts to restrict or "water down" healthcare on state level.
01/17/2011  Repeal recent Law to require an expensive inspection of home septic tanks.
01/07/2011  Separating elderly (50+) inmates from other younger inmates in the Fl. Department of Corrections. Provide health care that is age appropriate for the elder inmate along with inmate work jobs. Assist the elder inmate in locating a job when leaving prison.
01/07/2011  Get rid of Rick Scott.
01/07/2011  AFFORDABLE SGL PAYER GOV'T HEALTHCARE, .I'm 57, too young for Medicare, not on disability, self employed & because of a pre-existing condition am in fear of losing my health ins CURRENT PREMIUMS COSTING $3288.00 QUARTERLY!!!!!
01/06/2011  Do not change Medicare Advantage HMO.s
01/06/2011  Potable water availability and protection Increased public lands buying and protection Stringent air and water pollution enforcement Tax reform, incl no cuts in corporate tax, taxing online sales, deleting sales tax exempt Adherence to class size rule
01/06/2011  Get major insurers (incl AARP) to return to the Florida homeowner's market at reasonable rates. It is shameful that AARP doesn't offer affordable homeowner's insurance with the large population of retirees in Florida.
01/06/2011  Jobs that pay a living wage for seniors. Healthcare to include dental care.
01/06/2011  1) Legislation 2 limit/eliminate "gifts" of ANY KIND by lobbyists & others, 2 ANY elected official With severe penalties. i.e.3X the value of the gift 2)Only allow LIMITED donated support 2 ELECTED officials pertaining 2 the election process
01/06/2011  Demand review of the health care tort process in the state and fight to reform same in the interest of lowering health care costs and bringing reason to high payouts courts allow.
01/06/2011  FREE PARK PASSES FOR RETIRED PERSONS ... PASCO CO. NOW REQUIRES A PARK SEASONAL PASS OR $2 A DAY CHARGE ... WALKING ON PARK TRAILS IS SAFER THEN SIDE WALKS
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01/06/2011  Advocate some public transportation for Seniors or anyone without a car.
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01/06/2011  affordable health insurance for those persons between the ages of 50 and medicare eligilbility age - with lower deductables.
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01/07/2011  Homeowners insurance reform, I pay twice as much for insurance than my mortgage payment.
01/07/2011  Insurance for homes , watch out for Gov & legislature removeing protection of peoples right to control there development and health, also schools listen to Scott we are in trouble his ideas will destroy the majority of the people
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01/06/2011  Red light cameras should be eliminated.
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01/07/2011  No thoughts at this time
01/06/2011  bank fraud affordable heath care,including drugs
01/06/2011  social scurity should go only to with less than 500,000.00 in assets. did not agree with your support of obama care. therefore i quit your club. l. sheets
01/12/2011  Redistricting of the Florida Leg. and Cong. delegation
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01/06/2011  Cheaper individual health insurance premiums.
01/06/2011  *Fair redistricting *Protection of Fl Retirement System *Protection of Public School Education *Ensure health coverage available for all
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01/06/2011  Protect social security
01/06/2011  I would like to know what was done on your behalf when medicare part B premiums were raised?????
01/06/2011  MORE BENEFITS
01/06/2011  HEALTH CARE FOR 55-65
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01/06/2011  Banks should be more consumer friendly and considerate regarding refinance, modifications and working with people through hardships!
01/06/2011  I was a member of AARP for 25 years. I cancelled my membership when you supported the disastrous health care plan.
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01/07/2011  Strengthen DBPR in actions against mobile home community owners, particularly corporate owners. Strength Chapter 723.
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01/06/2011  The high cost of Homeowners Insurance in South Florida and the lack of choice in insurance companies.
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01/06/2011  Health Care, health care, health care. Affordable, understandable options, qualified physicans, affordable perscription in a single package i.e., not having to make a choice every year to fit an illness and the required drugs.
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01/06/2011  We need the most help at the federal level, where the rich and greedy politicians want to gut social security and medicare, at the expense of all the seniors who have worked all their lives. I know this isn't state level, but I don't hear of AARP doing
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01/06/2011  Do not wish to reply right now
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01/07/2011  I do not support OBama Health Care
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01/06/2011  Illgals. Enact the same law that Ar. has, only make sticter.
01/06/2011  Reduction in the price of DL's and vehicle tags. More free services for disabled persons.
01/06/2011  Reduced highway tolls for seniors in Florida
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01/08/2011  Prevent having the Governor (Scott) eviscerate the hard fought for gains made over the years on conservation issues.
01/06/2011  Increase jobs for Floridians that will pay a liveable wage.
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01/06/2011  AARP clearly does not give a rat's ass about what it's membership thinks, as clearly demonstrated by your assistance to Obama and his socialist buddies in ramming Obamacare down our throats. So your survey is meaningless
01/06/2011  Transparency in goverment.
01/06/2011  Help woman that have been abused. Open more doors for them. Domestic Violence is getting worse!
01/06/2011  Enforce illigal immigrants laws
01/27/2011  Proposed HB 303 affecting retirees pension plans and Governors statement that he wants to cut guaranteed 3% increase per year when the cost of living keeps going up.
01/06/2011  FIX the whole Social Security Disability application process. I am 9 months into this process! It is ridiculous - they should have to accept or deny you within 8 weeks at the MAX. Nothing should take this long. Financially it is devastating!
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01/07/2011  A travel allowance or a fuel discount, should be given to all SS recipents when taking there vehicle to a doctor,dentist, hospital, etc.
01/06/2011  Don't reduce Medicaid. Don't rescind rules that force businesses to comply with regulations. Keep the Dept of Community Affairs.
01/06/2011  I know Florida has a balanced budget requirement, the Federal Government should too.
01/06/2011  These pain clinics that are passing out RX drugs by the thousands should be shut down. I notice our new governor has done away with the office that was trying to accomplish this.
01/07/2011  Discounts on property insurance for primary residences of seniors 62 & up. No mortgage (or little time left til payoff) = opted for no ins. due to high premiums. Severe fire/storm damage = walk-away or homelessness & neighborhood blight.
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01/06/2011  Re rate Taxes per 2011 prices. Cost of living raise for SS. Lower pay for Sen. & Congress. Less benefits for the above. No long term retirement unless the above serve for 20 years, should be like the rest of us. Same health care as us also.
01/07/2011  Supplements to Medicare are ridiculously expensive!!!!!!
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01/06/2011  Continue to lobby congress on critical Social Security and medicare issues, such as no raises for Soc. Sec receipiants even though the cost of living has been steadily increasing. stop congress from robbing Soc. Sec. funds and replace the stolen funds.
01/06/2011  obamacare repeal
01/07/2011  more home exemptions from taxes for those 66 or older - homesteads that are paid off should have little or no taxes
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01/06/2011  Health and home owners insurance affordability
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01/09/2011  the truth and in plain english so we can understand. everything is either yes or no. why is it so difficult to understand the liars that enject all the other filler materials.truth is not complicated
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01/06/2011  Housing and Forclosurer. Seniors are being left homeless.
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01/06/2011  Top legislative priorities for FL should be health care for veterans and elderly who cannot afford or are not being properly cared for.
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01/11/2011  Jobs please. Workforce Alliance is a joke; poorly run and not at all helpful. Age discrimination is alive and well. With the limited availability of jobs, it is almost impossible. Fifty is too young to be written off.
01/06/2011  keeping health insurance and home insurance costs low
01/06/2011  Several other states cap or freeze property tax increases for retirees primary residense. As retirees typically do not get cost of living increases in pensions, and are truly on afixed income, the ligislature should consider similar laws for Florida.
01/06/2011  The potential removal of the health insurance stipend for retirees, currently allocated at $5 per year of service, capped at $150 per month. This is a critical area.
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01/07/2011  Exempt Florida from the National health care bill Phone,TV transmissions, water are all over priced . Need more attention
01/06/2011  We need the Health Care Law, its' protections should not be weakened.
01/07/2011  Health care & immigration
01/06/2011  repeal health law. the peoples servey were all against it.
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01/07/2011  I think AARP should spend its resources addressing legislation that strongly affects retired persons, rather than being a general political action organization
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01/06/2011  Should AARP be an advocate for Education in the State? Non-educated lead to crimes, drugs, robbery, scams, etc.
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01/06/2011  I don't know
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01/06/2011  Don't let the Gov get Florida out of Healthcare reform. Make sure we get the transparency he promised [who really paid - and how much- for the innauguration balls] We have a few desalination plants. Lets work for more, soon. We are in drought conditions!
01/06/2011  re districting , housing , medical care , education improvements and funding
01/06/2011  Improving the economy, unemployment, improving the educational system and healthcare initiatives. I know these are also national issues but there are somethings that can be at the state level as well.
01/06/2011  Please begin to work on transportation for seniors who are unable to drive due to blindness, or other physical disabilities! The current system in the Central Florida is woefully inadequate.
01/06/2011  Push for term limits for all political positions, local, state and federal.
01/07/2011  Make sure Medi Care is not cut.
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01/06/2011  Legalize medical marijuanna
01/06/2011  stronger control of condo and home owners associations by owners not board wembers who seem to disregard the owners wishes and complains
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01/06/2011  Speak out loudly against the repeal of the Health Care Reform Act and state attempts to block the implememtation in Florida.
01/06/2011  Fight the waste of taxpayer money being used to fight the healthcare law.
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01/06/2011  Advocate for .5 increase in sales tax to. Insure no loss in services to seniors and the handicapped. Promoteh job development :increased mfg; keep -make fl the high tech capital of the countrny
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01/06/2011  AARP Florida should appoint an individual who has a facebook account, eg, name-AARP Coordinator, to get the message out to Florida seniors about AARP programs and positions. This person could accumulate senior friends and post items by AARP or of interest
01/07/2011  Lobby against the Florida Atty General persuing the Health care mandateandencourage thestate to develop the system necessary to provide alternativesfor citizenswithout insurance.
01/06/2011  Home insurance costs,AARP should start a real estate company for its members and offer a reduced commission to buyers and sellers. I am a broker in Florida for 27 years.
01/06/2011  We all need to protect our coastal areas. They are one of this states greatest assets. Also, we should think about allowing Casinos. This is a "no-brainer" as far as I can see. Boom for Tourism...Jobs...Clean Industry.!
01/06/2011  Since Seniors are on fixed incomes and some are really low.. it would help to get the homestead exemptions increased in order to lower the taxes they have a hard time paying. some are losing their homes because of taxes, that is wrong they have worked
01/06/2011  itis funny,not one congressman or senator when talking about fiscal restraint and cost cutting in goverment talks about ending the war. wonder why with hallerburten over there. thats why this country is drained financially.
01/06/2011  Better food access for seniors on social security. Havent found one in my immediate section of town. No organizations has been able to furnish recommendations of services
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01/06/2011  Reduce the size of government at the State, County and City levels.
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01/06/2011  Basiclly trying to save the people of Fl from what is coming from the new gov. ie. everything is going to be for sale to the highest bidder.
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01/07/2011  People should not be allowed to run for office or be elected when they have been convicted of a crime such as defrauding Medicare.
02/02/2011  Health care educate people what is at stake what is the reason FL is suing the gov and what we will lose in this fight
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01/07/2011  Get and stay out of poltics. It seems any more all AARP is interested in is poltics. Need new non poltical people in the home office. Poltics will cause me not to renew my membership.
01/06/2011  1, DO NOT Repeal Obama Care but rather improve it further. 2, Limit spending, reorg IRS and tax laws to offset Social Security and Medicare concerns. 3, Eliminate Medicare Fraud but improve patient care.
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01/06/2011  Continued protection against off shore oil drilling Progress to build adtional rail service connecting East coast to West coast of Florida, saving fuel in the future
01/06/2011  repeal obama care which you supported, that is why i cancelled my membership. Hows that hope and change working for you on higher medical premimums for your employees
01/06/2011  SUPPORT THE RECENTLY ENACTED HEALTH CARE REFORM. OPPOSE WASTEFUL EFFORTS AT CHALENGING THE LAW IN STATE COURTS
01/06/2011  Repeal of obama care, epa cap and trade, balanced budget
01/06/2011  I have been a Wealth Management Advisor with Merrill Lynch for 25 years. I am 61 years old and plan to work another 10 years if I continue to enjoy good health. My primary issues & concerns are: (1) Social Security (2) Medicare (3) Long Term Care
01/06/2011  curbe the extortion of homeowners by insurance companies that write policies in Florida.
01/06/2011  advocate lowest insurance premiums
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01/06/2011  back health insurance for all floridians -similar to existing Federal statutes.
01/11/2011  1. Employment pension (i.e. FRS) changes; especially those that require monetary input by employees. 2. Health care Re: ans to #9 - not at this time
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01/06/2011  Repeal/ rejection of "Obama Care" and support necessary of Florida AG law suit against new Federal health care plan.
01/06/2011  KEEP OUT OF POLITRICS .... AND POLITICAL ENDORSMENTS!!! AARP TRACK RECORD STINKS>>> SUPPORTING POOR CANDIDATES AND POORER PROGRAMS... LIKE OBAMA CARE!!!
01/06/2011  Affordable medical premiums Lower real estate taxes for lower income retirees
01/06/2011  Let People choose what they want and keep the Gov. out of it.
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01/06/2011  repeal Obamacare at the state level
01/06/2011  Stop the kill on health care. Just because the rich have what they need doesn't mean other don't need the help. AARP have all groups as members.
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01/09/2011  We also need to keep watch over our nature preserves and restricted areas so we do not lose any more species of mamuals, birds or animals living or migrating toor through Florida.
01/06/2011  Elimination of free health care to all state employees earning in excess of $65,000.00. Information on means of recalling the Governor as they did in California.
02/04/2011  Work toward re-view of retirement funds toeliminate double dipping--and provide social security for those in need only. It is hard to eliminate greed, but the jpublic good is MORE important.
01/06/2011  Help limit the increase of health insurance and car insurance rates. Also look at state tax increases on tobacco and gas increases.
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01/06/2011  Support repealing new health care law.
01/06/2011  You should strongly work on trying to appeal many of the "Obama Care" items that take away our freedoms, prohibit our choices, and have sky rocketed our costs. Cannot believe AARP supported such legisation.
01/06/2011  GO BACK TO BEING AN ADVCATE,INSTEAD OF AN MARKETING COMPANY,AND A PAWN FOR THE LEFT.
01/06/2011  Work Building codes have gotten rediculous and haved forced the cost of building to rise. The only cost lowering has come from illegals that don't need to be here
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01/07/2011  tell florida government to take their hands off medicaid
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01/06/2011  fulfillment of incentive promises. we converted to solar energy completely and the money promised as incentive never came through. This has put us in severe financial stress.
01/06/2011  ban oil drilling
01/06/2011  JOBS=JOBS-JOBS NO INCREASE IN HOUSING INSURANCE
01/06/2011  It appears that a person on Social Security Disability is not permitted to carry a private long term disability policy. I have a speech disability called spasmodic dysphonia. It is not a life threating situation.
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01/06/2011  Stop the legislature from pursuing the idea that new Health Care program is unconstitutional. It's best thing to happen to our country since Medicare.
01/06/2011  Help overturn Obamacare.
01/06/2011  IMPROVE EDUCATION
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01/06/2011  Enforcing the Sunshine Law
01/06/2011  The Attorney General should continue pursuing efforts to have the new federal healthcare legislation judged unconstitutional.
01/06/2011  There are many things that can be adressed that affect seniors. A big one would be junk mail. I'm tired of receiving un wanted mail. I receive many from AARP with my name and address plastered all over them Knock it off.
01/06/2011  Make use of cell phones while driving illegal or require "hands free" use only!
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01/06/2011  For those living in nursing homes, the ratio of helpful workers to clients (patients) should be greatly increased. This was voted down during the Jeb Bush era.
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01/06/2011  drilling for oil
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01/06/2011  Support the FL Attorney General effort to repeal the Obamanation's Health Care Plan. IT SUCKS!!!!!!!
01/09/2011  I think that even with the disasterous oil spill in the gulf, we still need to look at alternative oil supplies(off shore).
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01/06/2011  Extra steps toward ensuring our most recent Governor (known for his part in a major Medicare Scam) is not permitted to dismantle the Medicare and Social Security Benefits enjoyed by Floridians.
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01/06/2011  Repeal of OBAMA CARE. I will not support aarp until you change your position on OBAMA CARE. Before it was passsed you were against it and then you are now supporting it. You need to get some religion!!!
01/06/2011  make sure that medicare and social security is not tampered with. it is the best that we have. make sure that the republicans do not tamper with medical assistance that they consider obamacare.
01/06/2011  Has anyone put together what is in the Obama Health bill in simple terms? If not why not? I would love to read an article without predudice one way or another on just what is in it.
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01/06/2011  No opinion
01/17/2011  high quality, wide-spread mass transportation
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01/06/2011  social security and discrimmination of age for jobs erity
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01/06/2011  We need an "Arizona" style anti-illegal immigration law.
01/06/2011  reduced tuition in state colleges for seniors
01/06/2011  Environmental Protection;
01/06/2011  Citizenship issues should be addressed.
01/06/2011  I was told that you put an admitted war criminal on the cover of your magazine and then made him out to be some kind of a good person. If this is true, I do not care what your priorities are. They are obviously different than mine
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01/07/2011  We should be leaders in renewable energy development. We should NOT advocate for the repeal of "Obamacare" or of hard-earned regulations of business. Retired educators should give of their expertise in the debate about our public schools.
01/06/2011  Encourage new urbanism / traditional community design that allows for access to community services without the need to drive.
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01/06/2011  AARP should advocate both Congressional Houses, not to overlook retiree - with no increase in benefits for 2011 many are affected negatively. Will alll Senators and Reps. take a pay cut, as well as have less benefits and retirement benefits?
01/06/2011  You no longer serve a vital purpose other than as an obama tool - disband and go away !
01/06/2011  protecting health care. social security, food safety.
01/06/2011  details of how the 2" thick healthcare document will affect us this year and the years to follow. how health insurance companies ' decisions will be held to higher expectations & integrity. cost of living is out of control on all levels.
01/06/2011  repeal Obamacare
01/07/2011  HEALTH CARE SENIOR CITIZENS VFW RETIREMENT BENEFITS INSURANCE RATES FOR SENIORS
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01/06/2011  immigration, and we legal citizens, paying for the benefits of illegals.
01/06/2011  Is there any state wide set up to utilize voulenteers to provide help to seinors who are able to care for them selfs in their homes but can not drive to the store or to doctors appointments?
01/06/2011  FINANCIAL HELP FOR SENORS ON LIMITED BUDGETS
01/06/2011  make sure Floridians get best help possible with their share of medicare, medicaid. i guess my main complaints are national with part d etc.
01/06/2011  The high cost of medical insurance
01/06/2011  Prohibit the use of non-handsfree" telephones while driving. Recognize the importance of educating our children. Advocate for structured growth within the parameters of sustainability, water resource allocation, and infra-structure.
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01/06/2011  Why are Seniors still paying school taxes especially those with no children.
01/07/2011  lower the state speed limit to 65 instead of 70 or have longer access ramps for the trucks
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01/06/2011  make talking on cell phone without wireless without hands free device should be illegal, not just texting.
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01/06/2011  Transportion for seniors, handicapped. Martin County and St.Lucie County Very Poor availability Poor planning, QUESTIONABLE CONTRACTS WITHmtmSERVICES.
01/11/2011  Vote the "Official Language of Florida" back to ENGLISH! Let's not "Push 1 for English..." Work w/ top health insurers in FL. & CREATE an AFFORDABLE state health insurance model for seniors, then let others copy it.
01/06/2011  Greater restrictions and higher fees on driver's licenses. Use extra fees to upgrade mass transit.
01/07/2011  Please don't throw out all of the Obama medical program. Especially preexisting conditions. It just seems like everyone in Washington is playng partisan line drawing and not really thinking about real people.
01/06/2011  Repeal of Obama's Health Program by the State of Florida.
01/06/2011  get our increase in pay taken care of , also take our senors off the cola system, it does not work for us,
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01/06/2011  reference cell phone use in a moving vehicle- the use bothers me but what the conversation is about bothers me more. as a senior driver the challenge is enough here in Fl. with out cell phone using drivers cutting off or drifting into me.
01/06/2011  HELP LOWER INSURANCE PREMIUMS AND MEDICAL COSTS!!!
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01/06/2011  educational requirements for teachers (required number of hours in the discipline they teach, fewer hours in pedagogy)
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01/06/2011  once aarp backed obamacare, i will not rejoin aarp, even if it costs nothing. i was very disappointed.
01/06/2011  Write Congress and Senate to DROP Obama helth care as it was not what we wanted!!
01/06/2011  Our new governor seems bent on benefiting businesses over people and the environment. This needs to be carefully watched and acted on accordingly.
01/12/2011  health care for children and elderly
01/06/2011  Illegal immigration should be enforced by every level of government and by business. Children of illegal immigrants should not be rewarded with citizenship.
01/06/2011  Explain the healthcare law in lamen's trems. Members of crongress do not understand it either. Make it affordable or repeal it.
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01/06/2011  Repeal those parts of Obama Care such as mandatory end of life counseling or mandatory health insurance. Keep what is good but get rid of the rest. The original bill was passed without a thorough reading AND understanding.
01/06/2011  If AARP really has seniors' interests in mind, it would pressure the state insurance department to deny insurance companies, such as John Hancock, their application to raise premiums for existing holders of long term care policies.
01/08/2011  Repeal Obama Care
01/06/2011  Limit of benefits and long term kudo's for State elected officials. No raises for state officials without a raise in SS benefits. Stop all SS benefits and social programs to illegal persons. Stop illegal entry into our state and the COUNTRY!
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01/07/2011  reexamine cola
01/06/2011  nothing I can think of at this time---- just staying on top of issues and continue to inform members
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01/06/2011  Lower the price of health care, get rid of the current repulicans, they are thiefs. who can afford health care not me.
01/08/2011  Allow the health care reform stand. I need insurance until I turn 65 and no private company would give it to me.
02/15/2011  Increasing the number of Medicaid qualifiers and the Medicaid program is in financial jeopardy is an oxy-moron. Common sense still works, try it.
01/06/2011  The price of gas should be lowered or at least stopped from going higher.
01/06/2011  Affordable Home insurance, without the insurance companys, invading your home with inspectors who have been instructed to find every possible reason to deny coverage or substantionally raise premiums
01/06/2011  off shore drilling and un restricted building growth. save our wildlife
01/07/2011  Limit mobile home lot rental fees and increases. While our income is "frozen" expenses keep escalating. HELP!
01/06/2011  insurance through aarp raised my premium it is getting quite expensive
01/06/2011  illegal immigration
01/06/2011  Repeal Obamacare!
01/22/2011  bank and mortage issues
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01/06/2011  Affordable housing.
01/06/2011  leave our medicare alone, we have all worked hard to get to this point, not fair that they are messing with it
01/06/2011  A quality Florida Health Insurance pool that provides affordable insurance for individuals with pre-existing conditions.
01/07/2011  Job creation, less gvt. intrusion, less taxation, and reduce FL gvt. spending by reducing & eliminating FL gvt. jobs. Reduce FL gvt. salaries & benefits. Repeal law where gvt employees can quit, get pension, rehire to same job w/same salary!
01/06/2011  Well i joined AARP, due to having been disabled, and when i joined they told me i wasnt able to receive benefits because i wans't 65...yet they took my 45.00 to join!
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01/06/2011  1] Protect our public pensions, Social Security, and Medicare. 2] Protect seniors from predatory medical and pharmaceutical practices 3] Protect and enhance hospice programs
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01/06/2011  I wish AARP was LESS involved in selling insurance and MORE involved in medicare/medicade reform..
01/06/2011  The issue of charging businesses liabilty insurances based on payrole. What has payrole got to do with Liability Insurance. That's like saying that my auto liability is base on what I make.
01/07/2011  Make American language a requirement to get a drivers license, missed jobs because I don't speak spanish. Investigate people getting benefits, using identity theft No rail system, cars are more efficent.
01/06/2011  affordable health care for people under 65 and over 50 with no benefits at work! All my money goes to health care & I maybe go for checkups 2-3 times a year.
01/06/2011  Support public schools.
01/07/2011  The state should ban anchor babies, as other states are doing. We should issue an anti-immigration(amnesty bill). We should teach the constitution in all of our schools. WE should be able to fire teachers, we should ban public unions, they destroy us.
01/06/2011  Distance yourself from the natiional organization and Obama Care. Start over.
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01/06/2011  Using medical marijuana for the use in Pain relief and /or prescribed by a doctor. So badly needed as an alternative to prescription drugs/heavy narcotics.
01/06/2011  Control drugs costs. Control medical fees charged to consumers. Limit amount of profits insurance companys can make. Greater/harsher penalties to those who harm-scam the elderly. Better acess to medical care in rural areas.
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01/06/2011  Health Care Reform
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01/06/2011  Be very watchful of Gov Scott's stated objective of extensive cost cutting without any tax or fee increases. This could have significant impact on services for seniors particularly low income seniors, ie medicaid program cuts.
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01/06/2011  repealing Obama Care, AArp helped pass it now take responsibility and help repeal it
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01/06/2011  You approbved Obama Care - Shame on you. Work to repeal new health-care bill.
01/06/2011  Repeal Obamacare
01/06/2011  Profits of the health insurance industry are so high as to be disgusting, as are prices of medications. AARP should stand up to both these industries instead of going along with their crooked schemes to get the very last dollar out of seniors.
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01/07/2011  Only interested in protecting Social Security and Medicare, as I believe you are attempting to do, as well as keeping insurance costs down. (Not sure I understand item #4 above.)
01/06/2011  AARP should stay out of politics. Spend our money wisely without throwing it away in Washington.
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01/06/2011  Not to cut benefits of retired, social security receipients. Advocate for COLA. Eliminate donut-hole. Cut down the out of pocket cost for medicine.
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01/06/2011  Advocate for standard or affordable and quality maintenance service fees for persons on fixed incmes or living alone w/out male assstance for home maintenance.
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01/06/2011  MORE JOBS AND STOP THE FREE HANDOUTS
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01/10/2011  housing hospitals pharmacies
01/12/2011  More help for people on low fixed incomes. Medical Help for the poor. Affordable DENTAL for the poor or low fixed incomes.
01/13/2011  Stick to your core competency - advocate for cost effective elder care and reasonable medical insurance.
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01/06/2011  better control of land useage
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01/06/2011  Denounce efforts to repeal health care,
01/06/2011  repeal "Obama" care
01/06/2011  Greatly concerned over the new Governor's business initiatives which seek to undo lots of government regulation which he believes "stands in the way of progress" but which relly safeguards the public.
01/06/2011  1.Less restrictions on firearm purchases and carry permits.2.Total refusal to participate in Obozocare.Raise standards of education let those who fail, fail.Drill for oil everywhere.
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01/07/2011  Support the repeal of Obama care, but support reasonable cost for senior care. Support smaller and less costly state government.
01/06/2011  Establish State Sovereignty. Make Obamacare Illegal in Florida
01/06/2011  Although I do not now own a home, larger homestead exemption for seniors. More discounts/availability for public services that cost for seniors...tied to income. More assistance in paying for medicare/drugs for those not poverty but just above that level.
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01/07/2011  The AARP is a biased organization. You have proved that you are run by and for liberal Democrat agendas. I am neither a Democrat or a Republican, but have been both previously. The AARP needs to get out of politics and be an elderly UNBIASED advocate.
01/06/2011  Regulating Home Owners Insurance
01/06/2011  Monitor for age discrimination for those seeking employment. Supporting our age group in every way possible is needed. I have searched for any employment for two years without success (except the census).
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01/06/2011  Those of us in subdivisions with homeowner associations need relief fromm oppressive regulations from master associations when we do not get a vote in their decisions. A master assn covers general amenities and differs from our HOA
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01/06/2011  Prohibit cell phone use while driving.
01/06/2011  Health care and state medicare/medicaid fraud
01/06/2011  I "exist" only on S.S. ($1221.00/mo.) yet that's too much $ to receive ANY Food Stamp assistance! Regs. s/b changed to lower qualification income amounts ASAP!!!!
01/06/2011  Illegal immigration Affordable health insurance options for persons who may already have a policy, barely affordable and terrible coverage
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01/06/2011  Stop the silly "repeal & replace" of our new healthcare by the state! We need to expand, not try to take away all it offers! Let the Pesident know, we support the progress he/we have made.Go GREEN JOBS!
01/06/2011  repeal of heath care reform
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01/06/2011  Repeal the health care law which will result in degrading medical care, subjecting our medical care to the whims of politicians and bureaucrates and ultimately will bankrupt the country.
01/06/2011  AARP should stop pushing issue's unless AARP defines a method to PAY the cost of the result. What good will all these "benefits" be once the state/nation goes into bankruptcy. Everything must have practical limits.
01/06/2011  I have not renewed my membership because of the way AARP leadership supported the recent Healthcare act. AArp just seemed to go with the proposal instead of exerting it's influence to make it a better piece of Legislation. Ed Perkins
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01/06/2011  Health Care for All
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01/06/2011  Move toward consolidating the charities that all want their own piece of the pie and, often, are doing the same research offering the same services. Pethaps a formidable task!
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01/06/2011  Arizona Immigration Law
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01/06/2011  Keep health care reforms in place and expand coverage
01/07/2011  Property taxes should be lowered in line with falling values. Maximum income should be increased. Mandatory withdraw of an IRA after 70-1/2 should be abolished, health care and scripts should be provided at a reasonable cost.
01/06/2011  Keep our.schools well funded even if this means more taxes.
01/06/2011  Reduction in medical benefits for all Floridians, esp. seniors
01/06/2011  Balance the budget
01/06/2011  You have electricity covered above but not WATER. Water companies have recently hit us w/ increases which I feel are out of line. It looks like they can do anything they want without consulting or being responsible to anyone.
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01/10/2011  I was a formal member and I am completely disatisfied with the AARP. I wish I would have realized years ago. You folks have helped ruin our country with your liberal agenda. I am so very disappointed!!!!!!!
01/06/2011  Reducing excessive medical costs primarily hospital and prescription costs. The State of Florida does nothing proactive today in this regard.
01/06/2011  Senior discounts on gasoline should be something to consider since it is a true scam by the oil companies. We have to get to our doctor's appointments and other errands, so we need to know that we can afford gas along with food.
01/07/2011  Support Obamacare
01/06/2011  What I don't like you supported Obama care.I've lost a lot of respect for AARP.You should be more independent.Your all Demecrats. more property tax allowace
01/06/2011  Cut taxes reduce size of Florida goverment
01/06/2011  Retest yearly for drivers over 85 ban talking on mobile phones when driving make phone soliciting to seniors a crime make it easier for low income seniors to get help with utilities
01/06/2011  USING THE CELL PHONE AS WELL AS TEXTING SHOULD NOT BE LEGAL. THE HOUSING INSURANCE CHARGES ARE A CRIME. THEY SHOULD BE ASHAMED! GREED IS THE BOTTOM LINE OF ALMOST EVERY ISSUE IN THE ENTIRE COUNTRY.
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01/06/2011  Revise, adjust, modify real estate tax calculations that limit the milage increases we have seen even thoughj property values have declined
01/06/2011  change Obama care
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01/08/2011  I moved from Florida three years ago and now live in Texas. I am still a member of AARP, but you may want to remove my name and e-mail address from your Florida list.
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01/06/2011  Reveal those who are cheating Medicare,Medicaid,and other government programs.Encourage stiffer penalties.
01/06/2011  Correcting excessive noise levels from "BOOM" cars and motorcycles proven detrimental to older persons' hearts rates. Make illegal ANY cellphone use while driving. Nearly hit 3 times in 3 days by cellphone users.
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01/07/2011  Protect the Health Care Reform legislation
01/06/2011  MORE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR SENIORS,--- AFTER ALL WE PAID FOR A LONG TIME WHEN WE HAD CHILDREN, EVEN AFTER THEY GRADUATED FROM SCHOOL.
01/06/2011  Follow the mandate for fair districting. Stop spending state funds to challenge the legality of the new federal health care laws. The federal government's right was established by the Civil War. Our AG apparently is not aware that the South lost.
01/06/2011  Well you were not very successful on cola issues. maybe you should try again.
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01/06/2011  Fund medicaid and other medical aid programs adequately. Recent example of problems getting funding for organ transplants in AZ are alarming. Should not be allowed to happen here.
01/06/2011  None that I can think of.
01/06/2011  Nat'l issues concerning seniors---protecting SS & medicare. NO to pushing retirement age and YES to extending CAPS on SS
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01/06/2011  FAIR REDISTRICTING FOR NEW SEATS IN CONGRESS
01/10/2011  Consideration of aged in all legislative issues as Florida is "home" to all type of scams and elder financial based abuse. Get tough on these issues and we will all be better off.
01/06/2011  AARPbe vocal aboutHome insurance companies who are set to raise rates while reporting excessive profits. Also, advocate for Public Service Commisioners who work for the consumer and are not in the pocket of utility companies, ie FPL.
01/06/2011  AARP should work to repeal OBAMACARE
01/06/2011  If legislators are serious about reducing the cost of government in an attempt to stimulate the economy, they should reduce their own pay and benefits first to set an example and suffer along with the rest of us! CREATE JOBS!!!
01/06/2011  Allowing off shore drilling for oil using proper precautions or funding research for alternitive fuel sources. We need to eliminate our dependency on forign oil.
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01/06/2011  Does it really matter what we think. We have no say.
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01/06/2011  It would seem that, in order to keep AARP in the insurance business as associated with United Health Care, AARP sold all of us out by supporting Obama Care-premiums up, approved medications gone, etc., etc.
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01/06/2011  Health insurance reform. Consumer protection measures regarding health insurance. Greater access to affordable plans for those between ages of 50 and 65 years of age.
01/06/2011  Cable TV should be considered a utility with state restrictions on cable rates.
01/06/2011  Promoted the creation of jobs for all age groups. Provide incentives to draw sustainable businesses.
01/07/2011  Allow casinos to be built throughout Florida; a casino strip in Tampa would be beneficial to state revenue generation and job growth.
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01/06/2011  Advocate for curtailing Medicaid fraud. Advocate for assistance for older Retarded citizens.
01/06/2011  Balance the budget.
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01/07/2011  Politicians who take taxpayers money (salaries) only to do things to hurt rather than help the American people, should be made accountable, even punished in whatever appropriate way necessary for their actions.
01/06/2011  Taxes--and home onwers ins.--I just got $165 increase in my H.Owners for no reason that I can understand-prop. taxes are to damn high----gasoline prices -again no justification for high prices--plenty of oil...
01/15/2011  Advocate for the Obama health program and against the state pulling out, keeping cost of medicine affordable, urging Flordians to write congressmen about social security yearly cost of living raises.
01/09/2011  Give us Seniors a Raise.Who decides that the cost of living has not gone up?I wish these poeple get their heads out of the the clouds and walk in our shoes for once.Not getting a raise and everthing is out of reach for us seniors. I say we need HELP.
01/06/2011  We are self employed, ages 60 and 59. Our $1760.00/mo. for medical, $1000.00 deductible each, 20% copay. We dare not risk dropping our coverage for 6 months to qualify for the new health care programs. Help!
01/06/2011  Do not support FL position of suing Feds for health care reform or repeal efforts
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01/10/2011  AARp really screwed up in 2009...they became quite political in backing all of the O'Bama health care programs ...it was obvious the top management of AARP had not read the thousands of pages in this Bill.....
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01/08/2011  Affordable insurance that bundles house. auto and umbrella coverage.
01/07/2011  AM NOT A MEMBER ANY MORE BECAUSE AARP HAS SWLOWED THE LIBERAL AND SOCILISTIC AGENDA AND DOES NO LONGER REPRESENT THE SENIORS OF THIS COUNTY. THEY CATER TO AND SUPPORT THE ILEGALS THAT ARE EATING UP THE SUPORT THAT SHOULD BE GOING TO THE AMERICAN.
01/06/2011  Help seniors who are not getting an decent returns on our CD
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01/06/2011  Not familiar enough with State laws to comment on this, and because of my present health (I have lung cancer) I do not have the energy to do so.
01/06/2011  support the new Health Care legislation not waste money trying to repeal it, but amend it as needed to provide health care for everyone. Protect the environment and animals in FL. Get a cost of living raise EFFECTIVE THIS YEAR for Social Security
01/06/2011  more jobs, eliminateduce wasteful programs
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01/10/2011  support of food banks for the hungary. free clinics for those who cannot pay for health care.
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01/06/2011  Improve testing for driver liscenes, for people moving to Fl from out of state and out of country.
01/06/2011  Education funding should be protected, teachers should be able to go back to teaching not just tutor students to pass the FCAT.
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01/06/2011  enviromental issues- clean water and air! Growth issues- strict long range plans for responsible housing of all types( low cost) etc.
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01/06/2011  Cuts in Social Seurity Benefits
01/06/2011  CELL PHONE USE OR TEXTING WHILE DRIVING SHOULD BE ILLEGAL
01/07/2011  Other than the issues mentioned in this survey, I think very strongly of an advocacy role for AARP in defending the rights of employment for folks 55 and older. This is a growing problem in this country since the 1990's.
01/06/2011  do not repeal Crist's veto of the education bill and teacher evaluation based on student test scores. Fair subsities for schools funding for medicare/mecidaid at appropriate levels
01/06/2011  Keep a close eye on the cost of basic groceries, gasoline, oil. ETHICS by state, county,city employees!
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01/06/2011  HEALTHCARE
01/06/2011  Home-Owners Insurance
01/06/2011  Affordable Health, Home, Car, Life Insurance
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01/06/2011  I would like for you to do a media blitz on Social Security and Medicare so that they won't be privitized or changed, or the use of vouchers in Medicare or the breaking of promises that the government has made.
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01/07/2011  The health insurance supplied by AARP should be a lot closer in cost to the rest of the east coast. It would cost me close to double what it costs my sister in Connecticut.
01/06/2011  Urge the national AARP organization to reverse its support of ObamaCare, and support its repeal. AARP should NOT be a voice for Obama's socialist policies and programs.
01/06/2011  Do away with the extra perks that are added to bills. Make it more easier for people to go green by giving more credits. Stop all this wasteful spending in the state of Florida.
01/06/2011  I know that it is not a state problem, but seniors need their Cost of Living (COL)increases just as much as anyone else. Oil, gas and power, car insurance, medical and general living expenses have been on the rise and no COL for seniors. Not a good thing
01/07/2011  Florida could and should lead the nation in providing 1) affordable and innovative health care, 2) sustainable energy, e.g. wind, wave and solar energy, and 3) high speed rail and other transportation options for communters and distance travelers.
01/06/2011  Lower gas and energy prices
01/06/2011  CCRCs without walls
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01/09/2011  advocate affordable health costs for all advocate more small industry as opposed to tourism help the environment by advocating alternative energy advocate more civility between political parties
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01/06/2011  Homeowners need the necessary state law(s) to seek damages from subcontractors when General Contractor files for bankruptcy and/or does not have the assets to satisfy a judgment.
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01/07/2011  advocate for affordable health care through health care reform passed last year in Washington & protect it from repeal
01/07/2011  laws to protect the working class. Florida companies are excessively abusive to middle class workinng people ranging from mistreatment to unfair compensation practices, especially now in the midst of a recession.
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01/06/2011  Term Limits, Spending Restrictions, Accountability
01/06/2011  Healthcare.
01/07/2011  Redistricting is a major issue.
01/07/2011  1. Until our Federal Deficits are reduced lets stop these Green projects. The citizens of Fl can't afford higher electric bills. 2. My husband & i have Medicare Supplement Ins. & MedicareRX (POP) plan with AARP
01/06/2011  Messing around with retirement sytems can be very scary to everyone.
01/06/2011  Affordable health care for all Floridians
01/06/2011  cut real estate tax on homes it just keep going up
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01/06/2011  Ensuring our new Governor Rick Scott doesn't run roughshod over existing protections and financial concerns of everyday Floridians, including Seniors.
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01/07/2011  A concentrated effort to have teachers be paid for their effort, worth and knowledge, not how well a student learns, which is the job of a student. Also, lobby for higher teacher salaries.
01/06/2011  a. supporting new health care law. b. advocating high quality care by hospitals and medical practitioners c. supporting decease research d. exposing medical fraud and abuse
01/07/2011  Maintaining God in Society and Government and Schools and in AARP.
01/07/2011  Cut property taxes. Cut Obama Care-He doesn't care. Stop death panel from coming back AGAIN. Support the Fair Tax
01/06/2011  Mandated disaster preparation for catastrophic failures in off shore drilling operations. Companies involved in offshore drilling which has potential for impacting FL shores must contribute to a super fund to finance a response for any worst case.
01/06/2011  lower utility cost more overseeing of JEA.,who answer to no one and keep raising rates for water sewage and electricity. We have no other company togo to for these services THEY HAVE US OVER A BARREL
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01/06/2011  Not destroying public education & NOT changing the formula for calculating FRS pensions.
01/15/2011  we should cut out the liberal garbage, and protect the innocent and punish to highest the guilty. We should stop wasting taxpayers money, and get responsible people in government
01/06/2011  modify health care laws
01/07/2011  I am upset that we got no cost of living again this year..Has our legislators bee n to a gorcery store lately for fruit and vegtables, or bought a tank of gas??Cost of living is NOT the sme as in 1998!!!!!!!!!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  age discrimination health care jobs
01/06/2011  redistricting to support communities and not merely concocted to give a seat to a particular party
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Septic Tank inspections - are not required. I have lived more than a half century with my childhood home on septic service for over 60 years without problems or incidents. This is merely a means for a PAC to get rich at the expense of Floridians.
01/06/2011  Enhanced health care and securing state and other pensions. No reduction in medicare and medicaid, keep social security
01/06/2011  Prescription Plans Public Transportation Program just for the Elderly
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Control spending...in fact, stop spending and tighten the belt like citizens have to.
01/06/2011  stop using stop lighrt camers. you get a ticket monyhs after and can't fight it because you don't know when it happened .
01/07/2011  Labor: Create,support, develop a fair labor law that requires employers to pay overtime for working 6 days in a row and doubletime for each seventh and subsequent day.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Social security raises and affordable housing.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Do not implement any part of Obama-Care into our state. It will make mediocre health care for everyone! I want to be able to get the best procedure and not denied because of my age. WHY DIDN'T AARP READ OBAMACARE BEFORE SIGNING UP SUPPORT?
01/06/2011  Don't target immigrants who should be part of the state's future. Don't turn over public education to private schools but make public education work and accountable. Privatization may make sense in some instances but government is not the private sector.
01/06/2011  Education - I do not agree with Gov. Scott's proposals.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Not supporting the Medical scam Obama and Pelosi administered. That is why I cancelled mty membership due to your ridiculous support of such a monstrocity.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/12/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  AARP should be a strong advocate for meaningful cost-of-living adjustments for seniors and retirees at the local and national level. Costs (food, gas, utilities, etc) continue to rise with little corresponding relief to those who are on a fixed income.
01/06/2011  Help protect what SS is supposed to be about -
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/12/2011  Not allowing Govenor Scott shut down, combine or downsize important agencies like the EPA, or revamp the Schools (again) as we are now listed in the top 5%. This sets us backwards. Unrestricted growth by developers also is encouraged by our governor.
01/10/2011  make a runaway law.so grandparents don't have to be the other parents for runaways who won't mine at home.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Jobs, Insurance
01/06/2011  Save Social Security
01/06/2011  healthcare renovation. start over
01/08/2011  Advocate to immediately eliminate the six-month waiting period for health insurance coverage for ill or disabled people who need coverage. Are proponents of this waiting period hoping their targets will die in six months?
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/22/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  we need jobs for seniors not discrimination
01/06/2011  Control the outrageous cost of health and homeowners insurance premium
01/07/2011  Keeping the health care laws passed in 2010. I strongly believe in health care for all even if that means I have to pay higher taxes.
01/06/2011  Be supportive of Obama Health Reform Bill including eliminating medication doughnut hole. Be more supportive of health measures which include in-home health care for the terminally ill.
01/06/2011  Assist in throwing out 'Bad" parts of OBAMA care. Upset with you that you were for this plan and lobbied for it last year. Support Atty General of FL in lawsuit againt OBAMA care.
02/13/2011  Rising insurance costs to seniors; auto, home, & medical. My house insurance has increased by 64% over the past 4 years, my auto insurance has increased by 5% per year and my health insurance has increased by 13% in the past year.
01/07/2011  Home owners insurance
01/06/2011  COL raises for Government workers
01/08/2011  Control over Public Adjusters they are ripping of the elderly
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Solar energy for the Sunshine State! Give the gift of a better world to the grandkids!
01/06/2011  Working to solve the illegal alien sitituation. No state services should be available for persons who are not legal in the State of Florida or in the United States.
01/06/2011  Medical care for seniors.
01/08/2011  -Preservation of current benefits such as Medicare & Social Security for existing participants -Extensaion of VA medical benefits to include band drugs where necessary
01/06/2011  No more tax cuts as I can not afford them. Prevent Republicans from repealing the new health care reform legislation.
01/06/2011  SUPPORTING FLA AG'S EFFORTS TO DECLARE OBAMACARE UNCONSTITUTIONAL AND RETURN HEALTHCARE INITIATIVES TO INDIVIDUALS AND STATES.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/11/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Goafter senior scams!
01/06/2011  State control of the price of gas. The hugh increase we've experienced recently, will contribute to the hardship for many in these challenging economic times...
01/06/2011  Promotion of energy efficient measures Strengthening the educational system Greater support for post-secondary education
01/23/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Stop all School Vouchers. Support Social Services for the poor & especially the elderly poor. Support living wage
01/06/2011  ban cellphone use while driving
01/06/2011  Condo regulation, enforcement of new condo law. I don't want Florida's attorney general fighting health care reform act - I want him fighting corruption in our state.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Jobs!!!!! I have lived here 4 years and can't get a job. I am 55 and in excellent health and jobless. The one stop centers DO NOTHING!!!!!!!! I am going broke fast and I need a job!!!!!!! I wish the one stop centers would do more for me.
01/06/2011  Improve education at primary el-hi levels; Prohibit state programs that force counties to provide funding.
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/09/2011  outrageous property insurance rates in Florida.
01/06/2011  Support Public Schools over vouchers. Support Retaining EPA laws in effect at all cost. Promote a Rapid Transit System from one end of Florida to the other.
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Protect the poor and disabled from having our budget balanced on their backs. Isn't it strange that when the rich start worrying about their money, the poor and disabled have to suffer and even die.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  We need MORE and Constant definition and explanation about ther New Health Care bill just passed. People are lying about what it contains and apparently noone is openly challenging them.
01/10/2011  State should properly fund local schools. The lottery is a sham. The state should not try to undermine national health care. Abortion should remain legal and safe!!!
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Get your national organization to stop sucking off the tit of the health insurance industry and restore your credibility!
01/06/2011  1. Increase road safety. Eliminate, by law, the use of all communication divices while driving. Increase penalties for dangerous driving (including speeding, alcohol, road rage, etc.).
01/06/2011  Our state should take a strong stand on illegal entry . At a time when Floridians are losing their homes, jobs, etc our citizens should not have to compete for jobs and services with people who do not belong in our country under the law.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Improve public education
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Insurance...especially home insurance. I plan on retiring next year and my home insurance has shot up from $890- to $1250 in one year. If this kind of increase continues many of us will be forced out of our homes or reduced to living on minimum funds.
01/06/2011  Begin working on getting Gov. Scott out of office.
01/06/2011  Social services should not continue to be reduced. If budget cuts need to be made they should made where cuts nhave not already been made. For instance, what do we need a Lt Govenor for?
01/06/2011  AARP sold the Retirees down the river with their secret negotiations pursuant to the Obama Health Care,,.Your agency is supposed to help the Retirees...they are the ones for the most part contributing to your salaries.
01/06/2011  People who are disabled on Social Security Disability need more benefits since they get small amount check a month that is not enough for monthly expenses and needs. They should get free rentals and free dental to get teeth fixed not only extracted
01/19/2011  Single payer health system [medicare] for adults 55+
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Not allowing home insurance agencies to continue raising rates on a yearly basis. My home insurance rates have gone from $549. a year to $2200.00 a year, in an eight year period. At this rate I will not be able to stay in the state of Florida
01/06/2011  Insurance rates for seniors
01/10/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Restrict, control, prohibit the flow of money, and revolving door between financial services, insurance etc. and government; it buys influence and breeds corruption.
01/08/2011  AS A POLICE OFFICER IN FLA. I AM CONCERNED ABOUT MY STATE FUNDED PENSION....LEG. NEEDS TO LEAVE IT ALONE....NO 401K OR CUTS, I HAVE WORKED HARD FOR LOW PAY IN FLA RISKING MY LIFE AND FEEL MY PENSION WAS IN EXCHANGE FOR THE LOW WADGES. PLEASE INFORM SCOTT
01/07/2011  Insist on BALANCED BUDGETING; support repeal of that disastrous OBAMACARE plan.
01/07/2011  Affordable medical care, help for homeless and more programs for Grandparents that for one reason or another are taking care of grandchildren.
01/06/2011  Fair division of voting districts
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Social Security: Raise the income limit for contributions. Seems the simplest and fairest (most fair?) way to shore up the system.
01/06/2011  The Obama administration promised the senior citizen a one time check for not raise in ss. What happened? The poor senior who has major medical bills and prescription drug bills has to make a choice between eating a meal or taking meds. Take action
01/06/2011  Repeal Obamacare! Stop raiding Social Security for Obamacare and other expensive socialist programs!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  healthcare
01/06/2011  Protecting Social Security and Medicare. Aid for seniors instead of making us feel that we are being tossed out . Not sure how to do but Seniors need protection, especially when no family involved. From scams, etc.
01/06/2011  PROTECT SOCIAL SECURITY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Advocate for jobs for seniors
01/06/2011  Mailing costs have increased tremendously, however, you are still sending me 2 copies of your AARP newsletter and magazine even though I have called and mailed you to STOP. Save the trees ACTION TAX
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Cracking down on illegal aliens. They should be sent back. Also something should be done about those who come into this country illegally and are pregnant so that they have their child here so they can stay in this country.
01/12/2011  Nursing homes affiliated with life-care communiities should not be able to throw a patient out if the money runs out after that patient has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars being a resident of that community's independent living facility.
01/06/2011  No loss of services to seniors
01/06/2011  Affordable health care
01/20/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  loweer property taxes
01/06/2011  Change/challenge Obamacare where it negatively affects SENIORS.
01/06/2011  health care reform, the current Obamacare is not helping AARP members, and in many cases it is raising our costs and providing less benefits....
01/06/2011  Remove current United States President for refusal to present to us his seal embossed birth certificate
01/06/2011  Full funding for education for all programs at equal amounts for all districts per student. No cost differential. No student vouchers for private schools
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/09/2011  property insurance
01/06/2011  Repeal of Obamacare
01/06/2011  Increasing the state sales tax to better fund education and other vital programs. Oppose any state challenge to to the 2010 federal Healthcare initiative.
01/07/2011  The wages for the house and senate has not been touched, as in being lowered lake the rest of us. They just keep getting there raises and we go into debt, and lose good health care, and etc just for them to keep living good. The need to give more.
01/06/2011  Make public any information pertaining to the state pension plan for retired workers.
01/07/2011  affordable health care for retired people
01/06/2011  Continue health care reform and affordable health and homeowners insurance
01/09/2011  Health care- Medicare,and aid for older persons
01/06/2011  I think AARP should be more involved with people with pre-excisting health conditions to assist with affordable insurance & medicines.AARP I feel should be helping with Social Security not asking for money to do it. People under 50-55 should get more
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Keep government out of health care!!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  more control at local government
01/07/2011  Social Security for COL increases.
01/06/2011  Work to totally revamp so-called "Obamacare"to eliminate services for illegals and to prevent current insureds from being hurt.
01/06/2011  Eliminate all the politicians and start over again!
01/07/2011  Jobs Government Spending Reduction Responsive to Resolving Current and Urgent issues Drop the High Speed Train
01/06/2011  term for state legislators, payment, retirement benefits
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  You lost your credibility to advocate or represent me when you blindly followed the Obama scam of health care. You guys were promoting it before it was finished and printed, seemingly bought and paid for.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  you have lost your way 50% of your members can't trust you.You sold out the seniors with health care for financial gain.What you should do is advocate for safeguards against our health professionals killing seniors as they did my wife
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  stop huge rate increases allowed to insurance companies.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Detailed and on-going scrutiny of Gov. Scott and his plans....he has been involved in a multi-million $ Medicare fraud - illustrating his lack of concern for seniors (also of anyone not wealthy enough to have the healthcare insurance he does).
01/11/2011  Repeal of Obamacare
01/06/2011  Health concerns...especially health insurance rates....increased rates would pose a proble for most retirees
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  health care for the uninsured but too young for medicare
01/06/2011  literacy for seniors nursing home spot checks
01/06/2011  drivers that are older
01/06/2011  Tax deduction for per owners
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Prohibit hand held cell phone use while driving. Get incompetent senior drivers off the road.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Protect the environment from those individuals who put their financial interests ahead of the public interest. This is exemplifcied by Governor Rick Scott
01/10/2011  Take care of senior citizens with avordable health ins. Leave the class size up to the voters. We, the people, are not allowed to have the say on laws that are only good for the contributors too pols
01/06/2011  Judges running for re-eleciton should be required to publish their political affiliation on the ballot.
01/06/2011  1) Support lawful efforts to remove ALL illegal/non-documented persons residing in the state of Florida. 2) Affordable health insurance to all legal persons in Florida. 3) Stiffer penalties to those who defraud/decieve the elderly and vulnerable.
01/06/2011  insurance companies raising my auto ins.by 150% because my credit has gone south.Im in foreclosure,credit ruined,now pricing me out of the market.C J OBrien
01/07/2011  Welfare rolls should be checked. Make sure that those on welfare are legal residents of our state.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  WE ARE ALL LOOSING MONEY EVREY MONTH CAUSE OF NOT GETTING OUR COST OF LIVING . AND IN 3 YEARS WE SOULD BE MAKING A $100.00 MORE A MONTH THAN WE ARE NOW. IF WIFE AN MAN THAT'S $200,00 A MONTH THAT WE HAVE LOST. AND HAVE PAYED INTO IT SENCE 16YRS OF AGE.
01/06/2011  To improve the Medicaid services
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01/06/2011  No property or lower property taxes for Seniors, maybe those who have lived in their house over 20 years.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Consumer Protection, Unemployment Insurance protection
01/06/2011  AARP should watch Gov. Scott very carefully as he will dismantle a lot of good the state is currently doing.
01/06/2011  Reduce regulations on businesses to create more jobs
01/06/2011  GET POLITICIANS TO HAVE INCREASES IN SS# RETURNED TO SENIORS. GET SS# TO BE USED FOR IT'S INTENDED PURPOSE AND NOT BE TAXED AS WAS INTENDED BY FRANKLIN DELENO ROOSEVELT.
01/06/2011  Drivers of all ages have developed extremely poor and DANGEROUS driving habits. Traffic laws are there for a reason. They need to be enforced with stiffer penalties thus funding more traffic control. Too many innocent people are being killed!
01/06/2011  social security and medicare/medicaid, I strongly support these programs but to keep them solvent, we need to make changes/adjustments.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  impich the president
01/06/2011  limits on % credit cards can charge
01/06/2011  Our new so called Gov. should be careful how he is going to cut our Taxes. Because that will limit our public services. And hurt a lot of senior citizens!
01/06/2011  Lowering home owners insurance rates
01/14/2011  GIVE US THE SAME BENEFITS THAT CONGRESS IS GETTING. RAISE SS PAYMENTS TO PEOPLE WHO GET BELOW 1000.00 A MONTH. WE NEED A RAISE.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  benefits pension,medical or any other should be afforded the same way as any business would to all employees. We are all in this together so change of thinking of special interests must stop.
01/06/2011  do what the memship asks you to do...the Obama care thing you guys supported did not have my support....nor did the membership give you the authority to back such a stupid !@#$%^&* idea. Listen to us...or we will all go elsewhere.
01/06/2011  Increase penalties and enforcement of MediCare fraud prevention mesurements. Increase state monitoring of nursing homes.
01/06/2011  Insure that the prescription donut-hole be eliminated, which is part of the health care reform that was passed. However, there is talk that Republicans are in the process of repealing what was passed last year.
01/06/2011  they should work against republicans and their age old rhetoric or lowering taxes to benefit the wealthy while they remove support systems for mainstream americans in education,health and employment opportunity.
01/06/2011  Repeal Obama care
01/21/2011  Affordable health insurance for all.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  While I favor the Obama healthcare initiative, I strongly protest the lack of public option.
01/06/2011  cheaper car inc. i had it for one year then u went up high i cound not aford it anymore i get ssd an only make 836.00 a mo. so go back to cheaper inc for cars? thanks you paul
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  lower or no school tax for 70 and older
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  I am appalled at the way the Fl Legislature has given insur companies (Hartford Car Insur w/AARP) the ability to raise rates for us by $200.00 a yr with no reason on our driving record. $400.00 in 2 yrs and the response to us was FL said we could.
01/06/2011  Lower Property Taxes
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01/06/2011  Eliminate excesstive state/municipal persions and get rid of the teachers union. I'm tired of paying taxes for people who do little- retire early for years on my taxes. Get rid of gov. gauranteed retirement benefits. My retirement wasn't gauranteed.
01/06/2011  State should have income tax for working individuals to pay for schools, rather than taking federal dollars that could be allocated to pay down the deficit, to replenish Social Security funds to pre 9-11 levels. or Medicare/Medicaid.
01/06/2011  put the man that stole 300 billion dollars from medicare in Prision Rick Scott
01/06/2011  My special interest is Public Education. I believe we all should be strongly in favor of the institution, and endeavor to help, not harm, the Public School Employees.
01/06/2011  The seniors are not treated right with congress and president.we can`t get a 3% raise but they can vote themselves a raise and they make more now than they deserve.At this rate we don`t need them making our decisions for us.
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01/19/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Could we get more discounts on purchases, travel, hotels, etc. As a member of AARP I have not found any special offers of any kind. Am I missing something>\?
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Cost of health care and drugs. Eliminate "pill mills".
01/18/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Tell Rick Scott to leave the Fl Pension Plan alone.
01/12/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Protect the Florida Retirement System for current and future generations of public sector retirees.
01/06/2011  Home owners insurance is too high. Also concerned about the dismanteling of the public school system. Concerned about public transporation issues.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/09/2011  Affordable available health care to citizens Publication and making available knowledge about rich citizens such as Ted Turner, Warren Buffet, and Bill & Melinda Gates as being advocates for more equitable wealth distribution. (CNN recent interview)
01/31/2011  Keeping insurance premiums down
01/06/2011  affordable health care for workers over 50 but under 62 (those of us who are to 'young' for Medicare and can't afford company "benefits')
01/09/2011  Further comment on in-facility services - We need to see that protections are kept in place for facilities in Florida. Often, community-based is just not good enough, & we need to know that FL nursing homes, CCRCs, etc. are kept to high standards.
01/06/2011  1. Florida needs serious laws for recycling. One start would be deposits of drink bottles and cans. 2. The number of accidents due to cell phone use is incredible. We need laws to prohibit all cell phone use by drivers and not just for texting.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  labor advocacy for senoirs
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Immigration reform. much more information about Health care Reform.
01/16/2011  Reduced fees for drivers license and auto tags associated with safe driving records. Joint venture with 3rd party to provide homeowners insurance. (Similar to AARP/Hartford auto program)
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Also law against taking on cell phones and the danger it presents to others by being focused on conversation instead of driving.
01/06/2011  House insurance rates continue to increase while Social Security does not
01/06/2011  Physically and financially support those in our state who are trying to prove that Obamacare is illegal..
01/06/2011  I think we need a large % of the states ro ratify an amendment. Why should congress be non exempt from the same issues like SS and health benefits that I have to deal with. Lets start with Florida in beginning the ralley cry.
01/07/2011  Stop the government from using social security for ANY purpose other than for the people who actually paid into it. It is OUR money that the government is giving away. Make then stop stealing from us !!!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Create laws similar to the "Arizona" law concerning Ilegal aliens and undocumented foreign residents. It will increase jobs for American Citizens and help the economy(taxes,social security fraud,insurance fraud etc.)
01/08/2011  Anti-discrimination hiring of older workers. Keeping in touch with state senators to Wash DC to protect current soc. security standards for those over age 40.
01/07/2011  Work for pay as you go programs--not add new programs without reducing funding on other programs. In other words don't keep borrowing without plans for paying without continually raising of taxes.
01/06/2011  Truth about about prescription drugs and the harm they do. Drugs companies should not advertise on radio or TV.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Prohibit cell phone use while driving a motor vehicle.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Act to protect "traditional" public school and fight against Governor Scott's Education Reform Package. Seems he wants to destroy public schools which have always been the great hope for those in greatest need & source of freedom
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  REDUCED SPENDING TO BALANCE STATE BUDGET.
01/07/2011  Do not allow more gambling in Florida. We already have much more than we need. Gambling almost ruined my brother's family. He was addicted.
01/06/2011  Tort reform in health care cases
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01/06/2011  Work toward keeping the services and advantages we received with th Health Care Bill.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/12/2011  Stronger controls on gun sales and ownership standards. Abandon state efforts to repeal national health care legislation.
01/06/2011  Impeaching Scott. Thorough investigation of GOP credit card scandal. Thorough investigation of Rubio Thorough investigation of Rivera
01/06/2011  single payer health care, Like they have in England or Germany
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01/06/2011  Strongly encourage the Social security to give us a much needed raise to coincide with the economy that is out of focus. Everything has gone us but not our money. I put lots in so should be able to get a reasonable amount to live on.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/07/2011  Protecting SSI from Govt budget cuts. consider reducing income tax on Social Security. Reducing our cost of Medicare Pt . B
01/06/2011  Improving Education Better pay for educators (K-12)
01/06/2011  reduce the hassel of getiing a drivers license. I have yet to find one person that feels safer because it is so difficult to renew.
01/08/2011  Affordable health care for average Floridians.
01/06/2011  Do not want more taxes on utilitie bills for tax payers. Try to do something about gas & diesl prices going up. Get social security raise for seniors.
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01/06/2011  Resist socialism coming from the fedreal government.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/17/2011  Fl
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01/06/2011  clean drinking water; and a host of green initiatives to help in reducing our need on fossil fuels -- from insulating homes to public/collective transportation and everything in between
01/06/2011  improved health care
01/06/2011  AARP should remember who it works for, the people, and not the politicians. It is going to be a long time before people forget what you did and mayb you just need to work on that!!!
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/07/2011  Make sure they keep medicare the same and keep Soc Sec but find a better way to give us a raise.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Have the Social Security Cost of living index include rising food cost & rising gasoline costs as well as other costs that are germain to retired people that are not covered in the index.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/08/2011  WE NEED TO DRILL ! WE NEED TO GET RID OF OBAMACARE AND WE CAN HELP AT THE STATE LEVEL BY CHALLENGING THE CONSTITUTIONALITY.
01/08/2011  Renewal of drivers license. This has become a real headache with the requirement to show birth certificate & other forms of ID that, quite frankly has been put Someplace. After 45 yrs of driving. this is rediculous. HELP
01/06/2011  Home Insurance costs Property taxes
01/14/2011  As a retired Florida State Employee, I have concerns that politicians will attempt to raid or un-fund the State Retirement System. Advocate that this system be protected.
01/07/2011  Property tax concerns
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01/06/2011  eliminating the trial managed care Medicaid including dental and hearing coverage in Medicaid coverage
01/06/2011  none
01/07/2011  No funding for athletic complexes, look toward jobs and health care costs. Now that we have a Governor convicted of Medicare fraud we need to keep an eye on him and his croonies in office.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  human trafficking as a problen
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  although i have checked several items as agree, it depends on aarp's stand to if i agree with aarp. some of the issues with health insurance and immigrants have not been in the best interest of the citizens of the usa
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01/06/2011  Drivers over 80 should be required to take a physical driving test. I am 70 now. Make it 70 if necessary.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  keeping medicare as it is now.
01/06/2011  immigration
01/15/2011  The issue of skyrocketing property insurance. State rezoning to put homes in "high risk areas that are not warrented. Companies then can charge high premiums for "wind" and flood insurance on those homes.
01/06/2011  FL Single payer health Care or MEDFICARE FOR ALL
01/07/2011  When I get my car fixed I can get an estimate. When I go to the doctor for ANYTHING I cannot even get a guess what it will cost. So how can I shop around for prices to save for myself and Medicare?
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01/06/2011  Tax free week for seniors only to encourage spending .
01/06/2011  any thought of our current government raising property taxes-not touching the new health care bill put forth by the Obama administrationand finally but not the least hands off m/care & social security!!!!
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  a financial help for us Seniors; especially the disabled ones! We have payed our taxes through the years; now it seems like we are being forgotten!
01/06/2011  Lower the gasolne taxes or eliminate them till the price comes down.
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Florida needs to stop trying to block implementation of the Patient Affordable Care Act - highest priority for me.
01/13/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Stopping - ObamaCare that AARP helped and paid many of our $s to pass!
01/06/2011  Providing healthcare coverage for all Florida residents, including a public option.
01/06/2011  Insurance rates for home owners should be lowered. Health care insurance should be affordable and/or the same as our political representatives.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  More affordable Health Care
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Protect the state retirement system from use for other then worker retirement benefits. No dipping into the retirement system to fund other projects, a lot of retirees depend on it.
01/07/2011  Advocate against off shore Oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico - we need to protect our shoreliine and beaches from pollution and maintain our recreational resourses and industrry.
01/21/2011  Property taxes eliminated for Seniors over the age of 70 or capped at 5% of annual income.
01/06/2011  Something must be done about the housing crisis in Florida (One of highest foreclosure states!!) The Obama Making homes affordable plan was an absolute JOKE!! I just lost a condo that I lived in for over 11 years due to unemployment.
01/06/2011  I moved out of Florida in 2007 so this survey has no relevance for me
01/06/2011  No cell phone chatter while driving. Pull off for emergencies. Tighten fines against those who do not use headlights at night. Block Scott's attempts to weaken sr. cit. care & co. health depts.
01/07/2011  cut spending
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Be a advocate for income-tax repeal of taxes on Social Security
01/06/2011  Continue the effort to make health insurance affordable to all Floridians and drop the preexixting conditionshat are redicolous and a clear robery.
01/06/2011  repeal Obamacare!! Reduce congress size and expenditures term limits 8 years no lifetime benefits that we have to pay for. solve non-insured, illegal immigrants problem. no free insurance or amnesty. Reduce deficit by these measures. Economy grows.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/07/2011  Protect Social Security. Give us a raise. That loaf of bread and gallon of milk is not going down in costs. Protect Medicare. No budget cuts for SS. No raises in Congress or Senate. or any other Government employees. They need to take a cut in pay
01/06/2011  getting the rail options for public transportation in gear so that we have that as a realistic alternative for our transportation needs.
01/06/2011  utilities disounts for senior citizens
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  There should be stronger gun laws requiring registration and banning hidden guns on one's person
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Auoto and Homeowners insurance are off the charts for people in Florida and Hartford whom we support quite frakly is NO bargin at all for us, find a company that cares.
01/07/2011  I said "disagree" it is because those items are for ALL people and not for seniors. Prescription drug income limits are off base. Everyone has different expenses no matter their income. LOOK AT EXPENSES!
01/06/2011  Keep gas taxes reasonable.Keep auto emission standards reasonable.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/12/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Fight privatization of almost everything without strong oversight. Private can't be trusted.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Price of gasoline.
01/07/2011  Strong penalties against companies that scam and cheat seniors
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  need to stop the misguided lawsuit filing against the health care plan...
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01/06/2011  Stop wasting the taxpayer's money by bringing to court frivilous suits like the one against the US Govnments healthcare law!!!!
01/06/2011  State Reps and Congressmen should be trying to help people on social security instead of trying to cut what they are now getting.
01/06/2011  1.Support strong public education system 2.Support implementation of the passed health care bill 3.Support rail transportation 4. Advocate paying for these item by closing tax loop holes and increased sales tax if needed.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Social security cola increas for all over 65 with all services increasing food,gas and all we need more money to survive. not just increases for elected officals and others who just vote them selves pay increases. i work at 73 and pay goverment taxes
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  full disclosure in simple readable terms for all insurance PACKAGES AND INCLUDE ANNUITY SALES
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/07/2011  ELIMINATE PROPERTY TAXES AND SCHOOL TAXES FOR SENIORS !!!!!!!!!!!! PROVIDE ADEQUATE AND AFFORDABLE TRANSPORTATION FOR SENIORS. OFFER AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE.!!!!LOWER GAS PRICES !!!!!PLEASE!!!!
01/06/2011  Gasoline taxes; prescription costs
01/07/2011  JOBS< JOBS< JOBS
01/06/2011  Health care for the elderly
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  non use of cell phones when driving
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01/08/2011  Advocate keeping the new health care law.. Possibly emending some of the flaws like too making people buy health, or supplemental insurance.
01/09/2011  Rights for gay and lesbian seniors we have special issues go to aarp lgbt
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Send a letter to Congress, "LEAVE THE HEALTHCARE BILL AS IS!"
01/06/2011  Health issues Medicaid benefits
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/10/2011  Home owners insurance. I can afford to live in my own home unless the insurance goes up another $1000 again. I pay less for thehouse(without insurance) than for an apartment. My insurance has gone from $940 a year to $2980 in 2 years.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Protect public education in Florida.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Health Care
01/06/2011  Untangle the home insurance quagmire.
01/11/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  repeal ObamaCare 100%. Tell national AARP "No more Sell-out" of our membership!
01/06/2011  The new administration ought to take the time to really read and pay attention to the Taxwatch transition document. They ought to also really read any recent OPPAGA reports before they just start eliminating programs.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  The cost of homeowner's insurance must be addressed. Afordable housing includes much more than the price of the home.
01/06/2011  affordable medical insurance for people with pre-existing condition
01/06/2011  Don't know if it is state level, but; I am very concerned about the use of Social Security to relieve their debts,and don't want to see it given to illegals, unless they have paid in all their working years.
01/06/2011  Repeal Obamacare!!!!!!!
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01/29/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Car & home owners ins. rates. In 03 my house ins. was $450 today $1500, car ins. has rose $200 on this renewal, car is a year older 2010. Property tax has increased even tho the taxed value is down.
01/06/2011  Your so called survey is rdiculous in its simplicity.
01/06/2011  no Obamacare
01/07/2011  Continue the law suit by the FL Attorney General against the U.S. Government "must buy or be fined" requirement in the new national health care law
01/06/2011  negoiate price with drug companies .
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/10/2011  HEALTHCARE AND INSURANCE
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Pay raises Retirement Vacations Based on the economy not the vote of those being effected
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Light rail tampa airport to orlando then to dae county
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  The Governor should stay out of the Florida Retirement System. He should not change a thing. The FRS is one of the best run sytems in the nation. No taking risky investments or privitizing the FRS. Also lower Health Care for all retirees 55 Plus.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/17/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Public transportation for seniors
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Affordable Healthcare for all ages.
01/09/2011  work to repeal Obamacare
01/06/2011  Repeal/repair National Health Care Act.
01/06/2011  Balance Buget and less Government!!!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/16/2011  real estate taxes
01/07/2011  Address our older veterans, like me, tying them into issues such as MEDICARE, TRICARE, and elderly employment. Also, volunteering opportunities - like mentoring (Life Coaching).
01/06/2011  Lobbying to: 1. Lower cost of medications 2. Allow medications that are available in other countries, patient risk 3. Get medical marijuana approved
01/06/2011  State taxes and jobs.
01/06/2011  Drivers over 80 years old should be required not only eye test, but driving test, because their reflexes are very slow and they just cut other drivers off without looking. Also, they drive way below speed limit.
01/06/2011  WORK ON HOMEOWNER'S INS.,OUR CITIZEN'S INS. IS RIDICULOUS,ESP. FOR OLDER PERSONS,INCLUD.MYSELF AND KEEP TAXES DOWN ALSO.I AM 62 AND HAVE WORKED IN HEALTHCARE SINCE I WAS 18 AND I WORRY ABOUT MY RETIREMENT AND EVERYTHING ELSE,ALL GOES UP BUT PAYCKS!GAS
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  The state should be pushing for the establishment of a nationwide catastrophic, insurance plan similar to the way the National Flood insurance is currently set up. All public employee's pension reform.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/09/2011  A raise in Medicare benefits. We were told no raise due to cost of living not increasing. Well, everything has gone up as far as I can see and it's harder to make ends meet.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Health care
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Wholesale identity thefts, especially to unsuspecting seniors.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/13/2011  Support the president's health care reform
01/06/2011  rigid inspections of nursing homes, assisted living facilities (try some night inspections!!); FINDING REASONABLY PRICED ASSISTANCE CARE FOR IN THE HOME, ESPECIALLY FOR THOSE WITH SEVERE NEEDS SUCH AS ALZHEIMER'S, COLOSTOMY, DIAPERS... CANNOT FIND!
01/06/2011  affordable health care for those not quite ready for Medicare
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  IMPEACHMENT OF OBAMA, HE'S A TRAITOR AND SOCIALIST TRYING TO SUBVERT OUR NATION AND IT'S FOUNDATIONS.
01/06/2011  Defending the Family Health Care Act of 2009
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  ensuring that State Department of Elder Affairs remains intact (and hopefully not gutted of most of its progams). Rumor has it that they are looking to move most DoEA programs to another agency (they cannot destroy /it is in the State Constitution).
01/06/2011  organizing service activities for seniors for other than medicaly related.seniors could you house hold help with chores etc. we have millions unemployed on welfare and we canot find help even at exorbitant prices
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  The Rays "new" stadium = NOT
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  We would like to see more respect for the elderly in television commercials. They seem to be used for sickening commercials and made to look like idiots in some instances .We need to see more eldery commercials,ATt least make it equal with the young.
01/08/2011  encourage creation of jobs availability with in state
01/06/2011  I strongly believe senior citizens need a COLA or some sort of monies sent to them from the government due to the high rise of gas, food, electric, etc.
01/06/2011  Balance the FL budget. Eliminate/substantially reduce "entitlement" programs. Improve business climate, especially for small business, by pursuing limits on workplace litigation, etc.
01/07/2011  Homeowners insurance
01/06/2011  Work on maintaining programs for seniors and not allow the governor or legislative to reduce any of the current programs
01/14/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Unless there is really constructive discussions about medical health care that will benefit AARP members (us oldies), block those that feel we don't need the protection of law.
01/06/2011  Fight for affordable Dental Insurance Plans
01/06/2011  Healthcare legislation should be repealed and new legislation proposed. AARP sold the seniors a bad bill and have not fought for us. Your interest was selling insurance. Driving while on the phone should be hands free. FL already has great utilities.
01/07/2011  stop yuor Stop your left wing Policies before you Lose a majority of your membership.
01/06/2011  Changing survivor benefits to less than 9 months and making it retro active. Deleting cost of medicare from social security check or raising check to cover costs. State attorney to help more with senior scams
01/07/2011  Scaming of Senior Citizens--by use of phone or any electricron means. And stiff pentaly for such should be given--make it so a judge has to give a heavy sentence to anyone so convicted.
01/06/2011  KEEP OUT OF GOV. > YOU SOLD US OUT ON HEALTH CARE .>
01/06/2011  unemployment insurance benefits
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Cut spending, review benefits vs costs
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  close borders to all illegals and limit all visiters to 10 days and all visas to 6 weeks.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  save our country by being self reliat, reduce/elimnate our debt. . do more energy exploring. do more driling for gas and oil. For reserves.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  medicaid and medicare
01/07/2011  ENGLISH for all
01/12/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Affordable healthcare for lower income senoirs
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  I am distressed over the Governor's position re the Florida retirement system. This is scary. I know lots of teachers who depend on this to have a life as they have always had after they are sans spouse. The gov wants to get rid of senior security.
01/06/2011  work on home owners insurance, such as still paying for storms that years ago.
01/06/2011  Fight against the state trying to repeal the Federal Health Insurance bill. Work to cut out pork barrel projects, like the Sun Rail. Help younger seniors get jobs
01/16/2011  Repeal Bright Futures Scholarship program for college students and put the lottery money in the secondary schools as the public was led to believe in 1986.
01/15/2011  Implement a health information exchange so our health information will be available (with appropriate safeguards) to providers throughout the state when needed to deliver quality healthcare services.
01/06/2011  making sure our medicare and social security payments are protected for future generations.
01/11/2011  1. gun control 2. violence against elderly
01/06/2011  Water conservation
01/13/2011  1.GMO's..genetically modified foods with no warning label. 2.Forcing vaccines on people who do not want them and especially kids. 3. Current Admin passing poison for profit industries, an police state laws.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  SUPPORT FLORIDA'S MOVE TO OPT-OUT OF OBAMACARE. AARP did a huge disservice to seniors by supporting it. Fire AARP director, (known supporter of Obama). Within a decade Medicaid will receive more money/funding than Medicare. SUPPORT OVERTURNING OBAMACA
01/06/2011  1. Lobby for reduction of property taxes or capped at lowest rates for the retired. 2. Insurance rates should be lower for the retired home owners and retired drivers that only use is limited, most of the time the auto sets in the driveway. Bill
01/06/2011  Listen to members compliants- AARP does not- Make our life simple like demanding the companies we sponser/co brand /advocate for( United Health Care) do simple things- like take recurring credit card payments-
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/11/2011  Lower health care cost for people retired, but not yet 65 especially cost for Blue Cross and Blue Shield. BCBS constantly raises rates, yet has plently of money for politicians!
02/13/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  TABOR
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Gerrymandering: Double the district size. Elect 2 reps (1 ea party) with a shared vote. They have to talk to each other, to comprise & really do what's best for their state and district.
01/06/2011  Abandon nanny state socialized death panels
01/06/2011  More enviormental legeslation
01/08/2011  to make it against the law to refuse to see the patients with medicare only
01/06/2011  get back to its original focus. stop trying to be all things to all people. get a REALAFFORDABLE health plan for members, especially those with small children. get out of being a PAC immediately!!!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Help spouses find good health insurance for those too young to get on medicare. My husband retired and my health insurance has run out and I can't get a decent policy even though I'm much healthier than my husband... I am 64 and no one wants to insure me.
01/06/2011  Back off the challenge to the federal health care law. Fight any effort to "exempt" FL residents from it's provisions.
01/06/2011  Health care costs for seniors who are not poverty level but on a fixed income. All health care costs increased this year while income remains unchanged.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  better reimbursement to physicians and allied health--dietitians and more referrals for prevention
01/06/2011  Home Owner insurance rates are on the rise and our new governor thinks they should be allowed to float with no restrictions.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  controlling ho ins rates. the rates are forcing people to go without ho ins. enforce the no fireworks in sub divisions to protect property. prohibit driving while on cell phones.
01/07/2011  return COLA to seniors in need
01/06/2011  Healthcare for all, single payer, medicare for all....
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Stronger actions against Medicare fraud.
01/06/2011  Preventing health care reform from getting rolled back by insurance companies and their ignorant supporters.
01/07/2011  AARP should stop nsupporting the socialist agenda of Obama and this Congress
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Can't stress importance of #5 enough -- critical to providing correct care and healthiest environments for quality of life regardless of stage of life and health. Not to mention, attention to this would likely result in more cost-efficient care too!!!!!
01/06/2011  Lower taxes
01/06/2011  Abolish Obama's health care law and establish a workable solution
01/06/2011  Reasonable insurance premiums based on sound actuarial loss data, especially for wind insurance.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  t help prevent cutting benefits for seniors
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Cuts to medicaid and hospice services.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  keeping the Obama health care plan.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  More important than any issue you have named: No off shore drilling in Florida waters! Too much risk to our #1 business - tourism.
01/06/2011  Making sure the new governor leaves health care alone (this includes all women's health issues)
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Help stop Medicare fraud, Stop cutting services to Medicae patients, and Keep medicare out of pocket expenses down.
01/06/2011  Cost of living increases in SS All costs for seniors are going up and up...but not our income!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Affordable housing. Fraudulent foreclosures. Senior homeless
01/06/2011  Public Service Pensions High, too high costing Senior Citizens valuable Tax Dollar which should be used for essential services.
01/06/2011  fight Rick Scott
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Improved oversight of regulations, especially in health care.
01/11/2011  AARP has long since ceased to speak for Seniors. Rather, AARP is and Insurance Seller/Company with a conflict of interest on most consumer issues. AARP is thus actually a SCAM and sold out all American Seniors on Obamacare for financial benefit of AARP.
01/06/2011  JOBS FOR SENIORS
01/06/2011  Limit spending, lower taxes for the middle and lower income families, assistance for returning veterans who are residents of Florida, lower perscription cost for elderly, affordable health care for all
01/06/2011  Gay marriages Gay families should be allowed to adopt children
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Bring back the retirement system as had been with employers otherwise retirement will fall on the government and fall apart; tort reform to bring down med. costs; financial incentives to buy local, not global products.
01/06/2011  Some type of cap on rent charged in over 55 apts/mobil home parks, etc. A 3.7 percent raise in our park yearly!! No raise for SS for 2 years now. HELP!
01/06/2011  Help to repeal the current health care law. It was disgracefull piece of legislation that you supported and didt help seniors.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  AARP SHE LET DISABLE PEOPLE BE APART OF THEM NOT AGE LIMIT
01/10/2011  1. Regulation of insurance coverage and pricing. Florida residents are being raped. 2. Increasing the amount of renewable energy in the state with very generous rebates for consumers. 3. Imagration law changes 4. Remove birthright for illegals
01/09/2011  Better regulations of for profit nursing homes, also better regulations for CCRC's that are for profit.
01/06/2011  Heathcare, jobs,solar power
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Quit and condemn suit to undo new health care law.
01/06/2011  Stop the repeal of Health Care by Republicans.
01/06/2011  Keeping healthcare that was just passed!
01/06/2011  Social Security & Health Care Reform remain the higest priorities
01/12/2011  All families that don't have medical insurance provided by their employers should be able to get free coverage.
01/06/2011  Keep health insurance afforablae for seniors. Affordable housing and monitor utility cost. Improve/add additional services for seniors who are homebound.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  All new Florida public employees should be required to contribute a minimum of 2% to their pensions -- and all existing public employees should be able to retire with the benefits and pensions they were promised/in place at the time of their hire.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Having more rail service and getting cars off of the highways.
01/06/2011  In Minnesota where we spend our summers, the local community where we stay (Chaska, MN) discounted electric service for seniors. Don't know if this is possible in Florida, but it's an idea.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  I realize this is something more than the state level can do but we need our legislators to encourage wage increases for everyone's social security. Cost of living has gone up whether they believe it or not.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Keep Healthcare Reform!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  REPEAL THE hEALTHCARE BILL THAT YOU SUPPORTED
01/06/2011  ss
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Strongly support the Health Care Law passed last year.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/09/2011  Leave health care alone and focus on creating jobs. Space exploration should be promoted not scaled down. It effects not only those employed at Cape Kennedy but all the vendors and service providers that are in the mix.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Jobs ,Jobs, Jobs Promotion of green industries such as solar panel and wind mill production.
01/06/2011  Cost Of Living increases
01/06/2011  Raising salaries on government employees.
01/11/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Prevent legislators (or the governor) from gutting state retirement plan benefits or destroying its current, fully-funded, status by trying to "privatize" its management.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Get out of the pocket of the Obama administration. The healthcare bill you helped pass is a sham and you know it... It will hurt senior citizens by rationing care, reduce choices, and bankrupt our country. I'm a member of Generation America!
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  n/a
01/06/2011  Jobs Medicaid
01/15/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Protect Social Security, no privatizing,require S.S. contributions by all employees and eliminate the $106,800 earnings limit for contributions to S.S. Strongly encourage compromise rather than partisanship congressional reps.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  I'd like to see my grandchildren get the best education possible.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Support the Fl. lawsuit to repeal Obamacare
01/07/2011  Jobs Affordable home insurance
01/07/2011  more open government, strict adherance to the sunshine laws, severe penalties if violated.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  THE USE OF CELL PHONES WHILST DRIVING. SHOULD BE AN OFFENCE . ENCOURAGE MANUFACTURERS TO PRODUCE 'HANDS FREE' SETS
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Save our Social Security & Medicare/Medicaid!
01/06/2011  Repeal Obamacare!!!!!!
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01/06/2011  Get America out of the war business including Iraq and Afghanistan Support President Obama's healthcare reform. Support the environment by stopping mining and logging on public lands, and over-building
01/10/2011  Legislature should stop mandating but under funding for local districts. Provide more adequate funding for schools' Less agreement for insurance raises , especially Home Owners type.
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01/06/2011  Hand held cell phone use should be prohibited by law.
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01/06/2011  Make communities more pedestrian and bicycle friendly and increase public transport services.
01/06/2011  affordable health care and prescription cost reductions: special reduced car insurance premiums for those who do not exceed maximum driving mileage. More social services for the aging .
01/06/2011  The new governer Rick Scott will try to cut medicade and social services, and outsource many functions. He will eliminate oversight and we must resist many of his proposals
01/06/2011  stronger laws agains corruption.... lowering taxes... stop city goverments from nickel and diming us... needing permit even to paint a building.
01/06/2011  Advocate access to affordable health insurance for those unemployed or retired between ages 50 and 65.
01/07/2011  Affordable health care - not just access to MD's and Specialists, but medicines, tests, MRI's, scans and x-rays of any type. The cost without insurance keeps it away from us. With insurance, the copays are killers for certain medical conditions. Obama yes
01/06/2011  The state should expand it's AZ style anti illegal lawsuit. Having the illegals in the state hurts seniors.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  jobs
01/06/2011  Repeal Obama Care
01/06/2011  Alot of seniors are poor,nned help,give more $ to them ,not the people in congress etc!!!
01/06/2011  This Governor was elected by the slimist of margins in the history of this State. He needs to be aware of what ALL of the people want instead of just running his political agenda for his party.
01/06/2011  Give incentives for people to clear or renovate abandoned properties or properties that owners cannot financially clean up. This would not only help areas to better their communities but also keep from tearing up Florida's environment.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Do not increase the retirement age from 65 to 67. Repay the Social Secutry Trust Fund that has been raided by previous Presidents so that it be solvent again. Make it mandatory!!
01/06/2011  Keeping the new health care law in place
01/07/2011  NON cost of living raises. Everything is going up but, according to the government, seniors on medicare DON'T need a raise! What's up with this?
01/06/2011  cutting state spending
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01/06/2011  No comment at this time.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Continued SS benefits and ACOL....State Retirement Benefits as is for teachers....
01/10/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  support of the new Health Care Law
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Keep working to keep our Social Security secure. Most folks are just barely getting by.
01/06/2011  Increasing high home & car insurance rates
01/06/2011  tell state reps to prevent any repeal of the Health Care plan ! ==as this action would negatively affect seniors !!
01/06/2011  Jobless benefits for people over 55 who have run out of unemployment
01/06/2011  We need someone to represent seniors to inform the federal government to change COLA.We got screwed 2 years in a row.Let Obama know know. Wheres our stimulas check.The Iraq war ruined us.
01/26/2011  Non-Profit Single Payer Health Insurance Mass transit System(s), i.e. bullet trains Add 5,000 Police and start an aggressive campaign to reduce bring sanity back to our highways. Legalize marijuana.
01/06/2011  health care modeled after Mass.
01/06/2011  holding a cell phone and talking while driving, needs to be prohibited by law!
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01/08/2011  education is my top priority
01/24/2011  We need to stop them taking from Social Security and making us retire later to pay for it. I will not be able to afford to retire at 62 because I can not afford the limits on my supplemental income. Also, my current health insurance is over $400./month.
01/06/2011  medicare supplemental insurance affordable
01/06/2011  crimes against seniors, should be mandatory sentencing, no plea bargian.
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  AARP should inform it's membership of issues, NOT ADVACATE for one side or another.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Since you work with the retired, I don't see why this segment of the population votes against its own interests.... You need to devote more time to educating older Floridians to understand which political party works for and which works against!
01/06/2011  This survey is a bunch of nonsense. You sold us out on healthcare because of your deep relationships with the insurance industry and now I don't trust you.
01/08/2011  Stop the Attorney General 's law suit against health care.
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01/08/2011  more senior housing senior transportation lower medical co-pay cost of living income every year cost of living increase every year
01/06/2011  The illegal aliens issue has to be solved. Then medicade and other social services can be used for Floridians. You ought to look at the state of Missouri for a guideline. They do not have a problem.
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Legislature should abandon Attorney General's efforts to participate in the lawsuit against the Federal Health Care Law. Homestead exemption shoiuld be increased to 75K
01/06/2011  reduced cost of license tags for "safe" drivers; a "safe driver" license tag. "Safe" can be defined by AARP.
01/06/2011  Laws for more use of alternative energy, especially solar for all new public buildings.
01/06/2011  A Public Service Commission that is an advocate for the public when it comes to rate hikes. We also need affordable home insurance. The threat of sinkhole is ramping up the costs.
01/14/2011  Please lobby for work for us! I am 51 years old and would love to be able to contribute to the causes I believe in but I feel there is prejudice because of my age. With out financial impact it is hard to further our political influence.
01/09/2011  though i am not a medicare recipient i know someone who is.....the donut hole is really tearing some people apart, and its came down to, buying medicine or food...... how about helping the low income elderly, can't afford a car couldn't afford insurance
01/06/2011  dial a bus for local comunities that have little to no transportation
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Education should be a priority. If youth are better educated this can benefit them to be better informed seniors. Florida needs to bolster their laws to prevent the lawless from other states to flee here and the penal system must be more effective.
01/06/2011  Advocate for more affordable and reasonable Property Insurance rates.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  health care for uninsured
01/09/2011  Stop scaring doctors. They are now afraid to give pain medications to patients in chronic pain. The pain clinis are a scam and people are suffering.
01/06/2011  Renewal of the My Safe Florida Home program without the red tape and mid-application changes but with inclusion of assistance with wind mitigation for roofs.
01/11/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  More affordable health care options for those Floridians between the ages of 50 and 65
01/06/2011  Improve road system, particularly East to West expressways similar to the interstate system. Better coordinating traffic signals.
01/07/2011  Jobs for the average American, ie; young adults without college educations. Increase of the minimum wage in Florida. Put a "Cap" on the amount that retailers can raise their prices within a certain time period. GAS PRICES
01/06/2011  Seniors should care enough about the educational system to take part in what I hope will be an effort to stand against Governor Scott's attempt to dismantle public education Should strongly support Obama Health Care
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01/06/2011  Strict growth management. Moratorium on new sub-divisions. stronger clean water rules(no dumping into St Johns river. make stringent Water use restrictions. promote more nuclear energy dev.
01/06/2011  Repeal ObamaCare and Cap 'n Trade. Allow off shore drilling in FL waters. Hold union school teachers accountable for the test results of their students. Reform pension benefits for state and local government workers to eliminate scams.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Need a lock box for SS. Why can't all health insurance co.'s compete with benefits and premiums across COUNTY lines?
01/06/2011  Stronger property tax breaks for older residents without children in the schools system. We already paid for our kids to go.
01/06/2011  You should support the health care repeal effort since you backed it the first go around and failed your members totally!!!
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01/06/2011  -- no attacks on public sector workers -- no cutbacks on state support for health services -- no cutbacks on environmental regulations in the name of "job creation."
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01/06/2011  To strongly oppose extension of the failed Medicaid reform pilot projects in Broward, Miami-Dade and 3 other counties statewide. To strongly oppose new Power of Attorney legislation supported by banks & FL bar.
01/06/2011  1. Prohibit anyone who has committed fraud against Medicare from holding state level public office, e.g. governor and legislator. #3 somehow needs to include the cancellation of contract with Peoples Water Service in the Pensacola area.
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01/07/2011  more transportation for people with disablilties without limiting where they can go and be tramsported for medical needs
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01/06/2011  Have more cameras for RED LIght Runners
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  NO TALKING ON CELL PHONES WHILE DRIVING UNLESS IT IS "HANDS FREE"!!!!!!!
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01/06/2011  Very concerned about the Health program that has been started by President, but may disappear through House/Congress. We need this for people throughout out country.We need to help people understand this; Educati0n is needed by AARP/us.
01/06/2011  Discontinue lobbying for a period so our legislators can do their jobs unhindered. Submit this suggestion to Washington..they really need it. Close our borders to all Muslims, really! They are slowing taking over.
01/06/2011  repeel obamacare;AARP & OBAMA& LIED TO THE PUBLIC ABOUT ITS MERIT& COST EFFECTIVENESS
01/06/2011  ISSUES PERTAINING ONLY TO SENIOR CITIZENS....NOT THE GENERAL POPULATION. FOOD PROGRAM FOR LOW INCOME SENIORS. MEDICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL HELP FOR LOW INCOME SENIORS. VISITING VOLUNTEER PROGRAM FOR HOME BOUND SENIORS. THE CONTINUANCE OF THE S.S PROGRAM .
01/06/2011  Health Care
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01/06/2011  Work with the state and then the Nation to repeal Obama Care - you have brought "death Panels' to the elders of this Nation.
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01/06/2011  Homeowner insurance with Citizens Insurance is a joke. So little coverage is afforded to policy holders, especially those who live in moblie homes. Maybe AARP can advocate for better coverage
01/06/2011  Prevent the UNDOING of "regulations" on Insurance companies (including health care laws), drug enforcement agencies, state pollution laws, etc. previously enacted by previous administrations. Protect statewide teachers and unions.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Comprehensive revision of health care that removes control from insurance companies and encourages equitable access to comprehensive care for ALL Floridians -- not just those with large pockets.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  lower home ins.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Make the penalties more severe against ANYONE who perpatrates ANY crime (physical, mental or otherwise) against Seniors.
01/06/2011  Our health care. Stop the republicans from interfering with our health care program.
01/06/2011  I strongly believe growth and development issues as they relate to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment should be a legislative prioritiy. Wise use of the state's scarce resources ensures a better longer life for all of us.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  High cost of prescription medications.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  liveable communities
01/06/2011  State congress, to protect the ecology of the State and prevent developers from running the Republican's control Legislation as they please.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Homeowner's insurance needs to be more reasonable....especially for seniors on a fixed income. Would like to see more state support for Medicare Advantage plans to keep premiums down and benefits up. Thanks!
01/06/2011  None at this time
01/06/2011  Drug costs. AARP RX has recently raised Seroquel (used for Alzheimers) from Tier 2 to Tier 3. This is a drug that is needed and this makes the cost prohibitive.
01/06/2011  complete repeal of obama care stricter penalities for medicare scams- hard time and restitution
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01/06/2011  Speak out against "repeal" of the health care legisltion based by Congress; advocate fixing/reform of the negative aspects.
01/06/2011  Illegal immigration
01/06/2011  Clean air initiatives and developing sources of alternative energy.
01/06/2011  tax & regulation reduction to spur job growth
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01/07/2011  j0b creation at a reasonable wage. in order for that to occur taxes need to be under control.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  The high price of automobile title transfer fees have become ridiculously high in the state of Florida!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  affordable mobile home insurance
01/06/2011  Gov Scott wants residental customers to pay more for elrctricity so that he can give the corporation a brigger break on their electric bill.
02/22/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Support state effort to solicit business developement in attracting out of state companies.
01/08/2011  YOUR #1 PRIORITY SHOULD BE THE REPEAL OF OBAMACARE. THIS IS THE MOST DESTRUCTIVE PIECE OF LEGISLATION EVER CONCEIVED. IT WILL BANKRUPT THE USA AND IT IS A TOTAL FRAUDULENT SCHEME BASED ON UNREALISTIC FINANCIAL NUMBERS.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/07/2011  Protecting The Florida State Pension system from legislative grabs and gutting by the new administration.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/08/2011  Transportation for disabled people and seniors who can no longer drive: i.e, Dial-a-Ride programs.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Recall of Gov Rick Scott
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01/22/2011  1. Strongly Support the new heath care law and stop this ridculous lawsuit Florida started to kill it. 2. Support the fast train between Tampa and Orlando Now while we have the best opportunity in a lifetime to have it built.
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01/06/2011  Vouchers for students Performance/reward system for teachers Tax breaks for business to encourage additional employment Legislation that will enable residents to close and reopen credit reports from the reporting agencies, without charge
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/10/2011  eliminate or significantly reduce property taxes for seniors, primarily those who are considered low income
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01/06/2011  Prohibit by law, cell phone use while driving.
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01/06/2011  Affordable home insurance with private carriers with rates that reflect local risk factors. If you choose to live in a high risk area, then YOU should pay the additional cost. Long term, get the state out of the insurance business.
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01/06/2011  Vehicle safety: Require that discolored vehicle headlight lenses be replaced free by the manufacturer.
01/06/2011  GETTING GOD BACK INTO GOVERMENT
01/06/2011  telemarketing abuses geared to seniors.
01/06/2011  Filed disability and denied 2 times because SSA fraudlently omitted 3 MD ltrs THEY asked for saying I could never work again. Must wait up to 418 days for hearing. Other states differ, should be same in all!
01/06/2011  "Death Panels"! All citizens, especially older ones, should be disabused of all the lies about end of life care provisions that were removed from the health care bill. A travesty!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Keep abortion legal with family and medical consultation. Keep Florida in the National health insurance.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  programs leading to jobs for the unemployed
01/07/2011  affordable home insurance watchdog on insurance companies in FL
01/06/2011  Property taxes should not be increased for retired people on fixed incomes.
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01/06/2011  Prohibit cell phone use whil drivingl
01/06/2011  State welfare for children beyond the #2 should cease. If a woman lives on state aid and has been on it for two+ years, she should be required to have her child bearing come to an end!!
01/06/2011  Preserve the integrity and the benefits of the Florida Retirement System. No syphoning of funds, no reduction of benefits.
01/06/2011  Ban cell phones while driving.
01/06/2011  Removing from the national health care law (wjhich AARP financed and favored) all clauses and terms which minfringe on personal freedom of choice.
01/06/2011  Advocating for environmental integrity in Florida
01/06/2011  Anything you can do to prevent Social Security from paying less than what was promised to the citizens of this state. I have paid Social Security for the last 50 years. How can they (US Govt) take that money and use it for something else?
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Deductables for insurance is getting out of hand, there needs to be a reasonable cap, especially for those that live paycheck to paycheck and SS.
01/06/2011  More attention to pasco co. and give us some of the money the other counties get,we are the forgotten ones in florida.
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01/06/2011  opt out of Obamacare
01/06/2011  Keeping the Florida Retirement System safe and not reducing or cutting back it's benefits. The new Governor has said he wanted to cut back on the already retired and take away from soon to be retired employees.
01/06/2011  Protect my right to defend myself via gun ownership...
01/06/2011  Medical and insurance coverage and lowering rates
01/06/2011  I am totally in favor of recinding the new health care. Senior citizens should not be the ones to have to not receive and increase in social security rent goes up utilities go up, food costs go up. We are not to be forgotten.
01/06/2011  too much fraud going on with state programs
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01/06/2011  affoordable quality medical care for all.
01/06/2011  more VA fcilities in panama city and lower utilities for florida also better trained police use of tickets for running red lights in other words police should be better trained in traffic ie: calif., new mex. type ofteaining to excuse
01/06/2011  health care for those with preexisting conditions. I was turned down twice by AARP!
01/06/2011  AARP backed medicare supplemental insurance by United Health Care is twice as expensive in FL versus Virginia and other states for the same benefits.AARP should do something to change this or find other carriers to compete with UHC.
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01/06/2011  stop abortions.
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01/06/2011  Cost of Living for Social Security, none the last two years
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01/07/2011  We should ensure that public transportation is available outside the "core" areas of Jacksonville. Because of urban sprawl, many outlying areas are completely without public transport leaving elders isolated.
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01/06/2011  Allow members with any insurance to use the hospitals of their choice
01/06/2011  Medical aid foe seniors
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01/07/2011  Cell phone use while driving should be outlawed. Bike riders should be held accountable for following driving rules.
01/06/2011  I lost my State of Florida HMO (AvMed) after I was forced to retire on disability at age 58. My premiums went from $140 to $1,144 a month which I couldn't pay. I lost my HMO still having severe medical problems. Now I'm broke. What happened?
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01/06/2011  Prohibit by law the use of cellphones while driving. We are alive by the Grace of God.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  supporting and installing laws forcing insurance companies to use 85% of the money recieved on benifits for the policy holders
01/06/2011  Euthanasia is very imortant to me. I have already been in touch with dignitas in Switzerland and tell everyone I know that there are options at least in other countries. If possible I may move to Oregon at some point.
01/06/2011  illegal persons, protect our borders, lower taxes, bring manufacturing back. protect our teachers. Protect pensions.
01/06/2011  Healthcare and Social Security for Seniors should always be there. Seniors need a raise in Cola
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01/06/2011  alimony laws divorce laws
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  the new governor's desire to cut education funding with the idea of handing out school vouchers to all families with school aged children thus further destroying the public school system in this state.
01/06/2011  For everyone's safety, stricter driver's license renewals.
01/06/2011  Expand State's guidelines for Medicaid eligibility . Cover more people.
01/06/2011  DO NOT ALLOW OBAMACARE TO BE FORCED ON FLORDIANS
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01/06/2011  I believe it's too late to accomplish anything on all levels of government. Corruption rules. I have no health insurance. At $20k a year it's porhibitive, I am 62. I am self employed in a declining biz. There is no help for me.
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01/06/2011  Property taxes for seniors over 66.
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01/06/2011  Health care to keep as was signed since the new AG is trying to get it eliminated
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01/06/2011  Taking care of our water, and working to eliminate all fluoridation, and other contaminants such as pesticides and fertilizers from polluting it. We need some kind of medical cost control.
01/06/2011  High unemployment lowers tax revenue. Reduce barriers to employment. E.G. of a barrier are the enormous costs involved for a commercial driver to get an "A" license. If endorsements are needed it can cost hundreds of dollars.
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01/07/2011  Florida should revisit "WET FOOT DRY FOOT" policy.Cuba has announced it plans to reduce costs and lay off many government workers. They plan to cut back on spending. I feel this will encourage more persons to flee to the US.
01/06/2011  Keep social security as it is now! You need to lobby against any reduction of social security retirement age and benefits!
01/06/2011  Affordable solar electric & hot water. Reduced government wasteful spending. No more traffic cameras. They added millions to deficit for traffic cameras in Gainesville and then want to cut education. What morons are running this government.
01/06/2011  NY, DE, MD
01/06/2011  Getting rid of the new Governor
01/07/2011  Fighting the repeal of Obama's new healthcare law
01/06/2011  If you claim to represent Retired persons, you should seek their opinion before you commit the organization to such things as Obama-care, bad move, bad judgement,.
01/06/2011  Illegal Immigration
01/06/2011  Education
01/06/2011  balance budget, cuts to medicaid, repeal class size adm. add penny to sales tax to help balance budget., quit spending money on travel, high priced hotels, and rests. sell the state airplane, Lt. Gov. no travel. cut pay
01/06/2011  florida is perfect to pursue solar power..it would benefit all if aarp would consider this an important issue.also our new govenor does not seem to value the environment..it is the greatest benefit to all residents quality of life..an aarp issue.thanks
01/06/2011  1. Repeal Obama-Care. 2. Support Arizona Immagration bill. 3. Reduce Govt. and Union Pensions. 4. Teachers pay based on performance. 5. Eliminate or reduce Corporate Income Tax. 6. Eliminate Estate Tax. 7. Demand Union accountability.
01/08/2011  Keep costs and taxes under control.
01/11/2011  Medicare and hold the cost down on supplemental insurances. Protect Floridians from Florida hospitals and United Healthcare having the same issues previously as happened this year. And Social Security issues.
01/06/2011  Reduce spending. No new taxes. No tax increases.
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01/06/2011  Mandatory helmet law for cyclists
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01/06/2011  no income tax
01/23/2012  CONDOMINIUM BOARDS ARE STEALING THE MAINTENANCE MONIES ON EVERY IMPROVEMENT MADE.
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01/06/2011  Get more doctors to take Medicare should be a law that at least 50 % of doctors should have to take it.I found only 1 family doctor that tkes it in my town in Niceville FL.This is so wrong !
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01/06/2011  Jobs for people over 55 Affordable Health Insurance for people in the 62-64 age group. That's the real doughnut hole for those of us forced to retire but not eligible for Medicare benefits.
01/06/2011  legalize marijuana for medical purposes.
01/06/2011  repeal obama care
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01/06/2011  Prevent insurance companies from dropping children from parent's policies just because they graduate from high school.
01/14/2011  Medical tests facility should be more accomodating to the handicap and physically challenged. By this the assistance should be offered to individuals completing forms at check in
01/06/2011  Job creation Education funding Revenue - internet sales, sales tax exemptions Strategic plan for state of FL
01/06/2011  you should fight to abolish obama care which you wrongly supported.
01/06/2011  Unemployment.
01/06/2011  Affordable health care. All elected officials should be mandated to have the same coverage as the general public and must pay their own premiums. Only then will there be equality for all citizens Social Security benefits and cola
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Please work to protect those of us in the Florida Retirement System from the Govenor's plan to cut our benefits.
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01/06/2011  incentive for local businesses to create real jobs for Floridians
01/08/2011  immigration
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Banks that dissuaded elders from taking a reverse mortgage in favor of home equity line of credit during sub prime money giveaway
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01/13/2011  lower vehicle registrations for seniors or at least spread out the time inbetween for multiple vehicles. $ 71.00 per vehicle in the birth month is hard when on fixed income.
01/06/2011  Health Care. I don't believe the Federal Program went far enough. Health Care should be like education and social security - a federal program designed to be offered to all citizens. Health care is a moral imperative, not a political or economic issue.
01/06/2011  Affordable homeowners insurance
01/09/2011  Governor Scott has aligned himself with the Far Right on all key issues to Floridians I've put bhim on Notice on my Blog www.america-21stcentury.com U Need To Get Othrer Members vTo Follow My Blog
01/06/2011  Prohibit texting while driving and Hand held cell phones, I-Pods,Blackberries, etc. Also, more discounts for exercise, yoga programs for the elderly. Other big cities ex. Chicago, offer FREE exercise, yoga, etc. for seniors. Alice Adams
01/06/2011  Voice strong objections and work against any effort to repeal the recently enacted HealthCare Reform Bill.
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Immigration. Decreasing cost of Govt.
01/15/2011  Help for low income seniors with heating, food and, most importantly, help with Part D drug coverage. The criteria for help should be expanded! And help our aging vets!!!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  With our new "pro business" governor, AARP and other organizations are going to have to keep a watchful eye on Tallahassee. Anticipate a legislature that will run rough shop over environmental and growth protections.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/16/2011  AARP should advocate for greater availability of ombudsman services for independent living residents in continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs).
01/06/2011  sentencing should be reconstructed to having the sentence equal the crime
01/07/2011  They leave pension fund alone for those who live on fixed incomes. Help make public schools better, not destroy them
01/12/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Equal pay for women and minorities. Increases poverty in families headed by women and women in old age.
01/06/2011  NO TEXING <<< As I was hit by a girl Texting at 55 miles and hour and I was stopped in Traffic...
01/07/2011  Not repealing health care legislation
01/06/2011  Health care, transportation,visitation and pet therapy programs.
01/29/2011  You should not put your name on any product nor recommend any program, product, or services that can be obtained at a better price or more inclusive service by privately searching for the same product or service by the individual. Your selling 'Us' short
01/06/2011  Repeal Obamacare now
01/07/2011  Appoint to the commission persons who are not only qualified but knowledgeable about the impact on seniors of increases in costs of utilities. The recent loss of those sympathetic to us and replacement by those who favor businesses/political contributers
01/06/2011  Reduced spending by the government by reducing redundancy.
01/06/2011  Deterring the Florida legislature from attempting to overturn or block the health care law.
01/06/2011  We should look into condo associations for 55+ people. They don'n't allow inside cats which are a comfort to older prople and do not harm the neighbors. Too much inflexability in the boaeds.
01/06/2011  Continue to advocate for the preservation and improvement of Health Care Reform
01/06/2011  Support Education
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/09/2011  Plain-language explanations of any changes to Medicaid and Medicare by Gov. Rick Scott and any changes regarding programs that have historically benefited seniors.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Repeal Obamacare! No support Obama as you did when you lost us and we lost faith in you. REPEAL OBAMACARE!!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Protect the health care reform from repeal
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/09/2011  Help for care givers who cannot afford private duty help
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  better property tax exemptions for seniors
01/10/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Balance the budget, reduce state taxes and fees, Enforce Immigrantion Laws, Require Drivers License for Welfare (As Driver Lic req proof of citizenship),.
01/06/2011  Lower taxes. Ensure clean, reasonably priced water.
01/06/2011  Hel with jobs and the homeless
01/06/2011  Strongly advise on cuts of Social Security benefits and Medicare benefits for Seniors. It is most important for Seniors on this issues. Seniors including myself do get enough monthly on Social Security and Prescriptions.
01/06/2011  The Florida Retirement System should not be eroded or revised for current retirees. The COLA should be approved annually for current retirees. In other words, attack last year's SB 6.
01/25/2011  Home construction and repair scams Waistful porkbarrrel projects Illegal, undocumented aliens Higher teacher continued education requirements.
01/14/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Subsidized clean energy products. FPL needs to use more renewable energy. Move away from fossel fuel.
01/08/2011  raise min..wage in fl. give raises yearly.......
01/06/2011  Remove Obama from office. Prove he is not of the USA. Remove the health care he put in. Balance the budget. Remove all Pork for bills. Let all goverment officers pay for there own retirment and health care.
01/09/2011  Recognition of older lesbian and gay people in terms of non-discrimination and domestic partner rights.
01/06/2011  Raise Homestead exemption. Reduce school property tax on homeowners
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  environmental protection, increase developer oversight.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/24/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Give the local & Sheriffs the ability to legally deal with crime and drugs.....We should hold our ground & not let these crimes grow in strength because of lack of funding needed.
01/06/2011  insurance co'.s help instead of hinder ins. claims eg. going to mediation wed. vs state farm mold situation. i have mold coverage,but thet say my fault..81 yrs. old loooks like a scam to me.had to hire public defender to represent me old timers have nob
01/06/2011  affordable health insurance. As a retired Dept. of Defense employee-my health insurance went up $54.00/ m, Medicare $10.00/m and dental $1.50. Benefits in all plans went down. Cost of living increases withheld 2 years while congress took a big one.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Collect and publish PEER Data showing relative property taxes, energy costs, etc. throughout all 57 counties in Florida.
01/23/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  No reductions to Medicaid & Medicare. Docs required to treat Medicaid & Medicare patients. No donut hole in part D coverage. Insurance companies required to cover patient's current medications unless an equally effective generic is available.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/09/2011  Advocate for dropping the lawsuit against the health care law! Advocate for prison terms for persons commiting white collar crimes. They typically get probation and restitution which rarely happens. They can wipe out your life savings and pay little.
01/07/2011  Support a constitutional amendment overturning the recent Supreme Court decision that corporations have the same free speech rights as citizens. This terrible decision is turning our country into an oligarchy.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  New president for AARP. AARP leans much too far to the left and what do you get but Obamacare, a 500 billion cut, death panels, and an organization no longer respected and now you want waivers OUT of Obamacare. We need a NEW president. I feel betrayed.
01/07/2011  Home Insurance
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  How did Rick Scott steal billions of medicaid money and is not behind bars? I think having a known crook for a Governor is going to be a rough four years for 98% of the people.
01/06/2011  protection of the fragile ecosystem: eg threatened species, assuring clean water supplies, managing growth, protecting important wild lands, offshore drilling
01/22/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  If health care reform is being opposed statewide, I want AARP to fight to keep it.
01/06/2011  I have concern regarding the promised State rebate for purchasing energy efficient equipment. Many of us spent $200 to $500 for the required inspection to qualify for the $1500 promised, just to hear the State would not pay!
01/09/2011  City & state should consider hiring retired people who would bring expertise and knowledge to the job. Fed up with high salaries paid to local & state politicians.
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  support Gov. Scott on bringing jobs to FL
01/21/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  get the florida law changed that REQUIRES each insured medicare supplement member to be a SEPARATE member of AARP in order to have their premiums deducted from checking. That's a waste of seniors money!!!!
01/06/2011  -affordable housing -prohibit all cel phone use while driving -stronger rent control (limit increases)
01/06/2011  Your strong Democratic beliefs are very irritating and do not portray the beliefs of your customers! In the meantime, until you change to a "middle ground", politically, please remove my name and address from your files!
01/07/2011  Protecting the environment (e.g. restoring the Everglades). Allowing unbridled development and unregulated business growth at the expense of a healthy natural environment is not in the long-term best interest of the state or the people living here.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/09/2011  REPEAL WEP AND GPO
01/07/2011  medical marijuana
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  protect seniors from scamers.
01/06/2011  fight against mandatory health care that was enacted and endorsed by groups like AARP
01/06/2011  I advocate a law similar to the one in Arizona. Allowing deputys to ascertain the, legal or not, residency of a person they investigate on any violation.
01/06/2011  Prescription medicine prices and/or fair market competition between drug monopolies.
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01/06/2011  Advocate AGAINST the proposed 'roll-back' of regulatory activity. This is not the only way to p[romote new jobs, and can cause serious, long-lasting damage to our state; while only serving to allow increased corporate profits.
01/10/2011  mEDIC AID, PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION PRICES, MORE SERVICES IN HOME TO ENABLE DELLAYING ENTERING A NURSING HOME.
01/06/2011  Some way to help Floridians who make a little too much money to qualify for Medicaid, yet not enough to pay for private health insurance
01/06/2011  Repeal the national healthcare ! You do that and I will be the happy to stay an AARP member. That was the biggest piece of crap in history
01/06/2011  more jobs assistance for senior's
01/06/2011  Homeowner's Insurance
01/07/2011  protect state government employees/retirees benefits and pensions
01/06/2011  Care giver support for those dealing with Alzheimers. Have to go bankrupt now before help is offered.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  I recently dropped my AARP stuff, because I didn't agree with AARP backing Obamacare. Now I understand why. I read an article that said you get tax breaks with your AARP medical insurance. Shame on AARP. My email is richardcurran@comcast.net.
01/06/2011  Any initiatives to help with the cost of health care and medications. More recreational programs for seniors.
01/15/2011  healthcare mental health care - prevent Gov. Scott from prohibiting health care providers from asking about firearms in the house. Wants to impose stiff penalties
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Universal Healthcare for all just like Hawaii. NOT insurance but assurance. That would help all businesses. Living wages not minimum wages.
01/06/2011  Within the financial crises we need a place to go that has free financial advisors to assist in determining how to lower ones costs and make the best financial moves. So many issues with no clear real answers or direction.
01/06/2011  Social Security Benefits
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01/06/2011  Protecting Medicare and Social Security for all persons 65 and over. Do not privatize these items.
01/10/2011  environmental protection, responsible groth & development regulation
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Better standards and control over Independant and Assisted Living Facilities and in particular defining these facilities more precisely.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  I believe that AARP should stop the actions of the House of Representative in Wahington and The attorney general in Florida from sstopping or trying to repeal the Health Care bill passted in 2010
01/06/2011  MAKE SURE THAT COST IS LIVING IS GIVEN TO VET'S AND ELDERLY/ RETIRED FED EMPLOYEES
01/06/2011  Supporting the repeal of Obamacare
01/06/2011  Comuter rail should be stronly advocated. It does not have to be either/or with auto and train. Some form of long range traffice planning for speed limits, lights, signage, etc. The "good old boys" network in Florida poltics. It is a disgrace.
01/06/2011  Help Homeless and more money for education.
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01/06/2011  against citizenship for babies born to illegal aliens inside USA.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Control property and local taxes
02/13/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Get Rick Scott to resign as soon as possible
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  State legislative priorities for the people - residents of the state - legislation rather than elected/appointed legislators' /judges' self-promotion, self-benefit, party-interests, financial gains & illigal activities.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Jobs,Jobs and Jobs! Affordable home insurance.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Adequate and appropriate medical care for incarcerated seniors. Nursing home care hours Stabilization of homeowners insurance rates
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Affordable Home owners policies, car insurance, along with less expensive Medicare and PX drug plans. .The Hartford has very high cost ... And discriminate against you as you get older. I dropped both Car and Home owners ins. years ago because of it.
01/06/2011  Adhere to Amendment 5 & 6 for establishing Districts which do not intentionly favor, persons, political partys, race or religion.
01/06/2011  Concerns of disability and how we take care of our elderly. Why put them to pasture or treat them differently than any other human? Why make it so difficult if a disability happens at age 60?
01/08/2011  If you don't believe you can make a difference at the state level re health care, then move on up to the federal level and try your best to protect Obamacare. I still want a public option-- to bring down costs and improve the nation's health all around!
01/12/2011  Unemployed workers 60 and over should be able to buy state funded health insurance at a low premium as they need to get medical attention real bad.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  why isn't some of your concern on the national level ie: health care plan where Obama can stop free americans from purchasing prescription drugs from outside the US?
01/06/2011  REPEAL OBAMACARE.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Exposing the actions of government and judicial employees who are dishonest and self serving in their actions.
01/06/2011  Ban Obama Care !!!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  unlawful to use cell phones while driving
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Encourage every city in Florida to hold JOB FAIRS - in community buildings, churches, or wherever convenient to bus systems. Ask for volunteers to set up - that is easy. CONNECTING EMPLOYERS to JOB SEEKERS is just so simple to do and will benefit all
01/10/2011  voicing opposition to the repeal of Health Care lawsuit in Florida.
01/06/2011  REPEAL OBAMACARE
01/13/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Support the Florida Attorney Generals efforts to have Obama Care declared Unconsitutional. Support the efforts of Marco Rubio in Congress as our Florida Senator to repeal Obama Care.
01/06/2011  medicare fraud (licensing and tv promises) etc.
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  an enitiative from the state to support national health care in its original form to save florida from self destruction in the future.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/16/2011  Tax breaks for alternative energy (particularly solar) companies that make alternative energy available and affordable for Floridians!!!! Increased penalties (for individuals and companies that misuse and create fraud against the elderly and disabled!!!!!
01/09/2011  We need single-payer healthcare for all Americans.
01/06/2011  Tax reductions & jobs
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  persciptions
01/06/2011  Make it illegal to use cell phones while driving.
01/07/2011  Good discounts from Grocery stores and Deptartment stores. Also for restaurants to honor senior rates lower than 60 or 65, at age 55 as it used to be awhile ago.
01/06/2011  Health care
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01/06/2011  Protect retirement funds that were earned by us "older Floridians."
01/06/2011  YOU SOLD OUT TO OBAMA SO I DID NOT RENEW MEMBERSHIP
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01/06/2011  Repeal Health Care Bill
01/06/2011  Getting rid of Obamacare as we know it.
01/06/2011  Insurance tops my list. Part D has been a laugh. While I'm in the donut hole, I'm still paying the monthly fee for coverage I'm really not getting. Trying to insure my home and my car drains my budget.
01/06/2011  Get of the liberal bandwagon and support the conservative view, as do the majority of your members.
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01/09/2011  Protection of Medicare and Health Programs and NOT the Bussiness that run them.
01/06/2011  Health care
01/11/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Get out of the business of supporting obamacare If you do myself and my family will cease all dealing with AARP We cannot afford Obama carr
01/06/2011  Repeal Obamacare and cut government spending. AARP should tell its FL members that they are in fact a major insurance company and liberal base lobbying organization deguised as a senior citizens advocate.
02/09/2011  No cuts to education. How can this country survive if we don't educate the youth.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/10/2011  affordable hiv medications
01/06/2011  Protect pensions, and SSI that people worked all their lives for The darn politicians stole our money replaced it with iou's and now want to blame us for the shortfall due to their negliigence. and overspending.
01/13/2011  Keep Social Security and Medicare safe! Keep Medicare/ Medicaid programs strong and fully funded and staffed.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Tax cuts proposed by Gov. Scott will devastate Florida's population - social services, education, health, programs for the elderly - all of which are underfunded now, and ruin chances of economic expansion with job creation in the state.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/09/2011  Minimize ads for health care and insure all info advertised is understandable by the young, elderly and those who do not have accesss to computers or knowledg needed to understand what is being offered.SIMPLIFY
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Disabled children have the right to have aide in their "natural environment", why shouldn't the elderly? Statistic- they want to be home and do better in their natural environment. Stop nursing homes from throwing $$$$$ at legislature!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Make the new health care law work for people in Florida
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Property tax caps/reductions for seniors on SS. Homeowner's insurance availability and cost mitigation.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Review qualifications and terms for state legislatures. attendance at meetings and involvement with passage/negation of bills is a necessity.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/10/2011  Advocate the continuation of the health insurance substities for Retirees of the Florida Retirement System.
01/06/2011  Honest redistricting. Complete separation of church and state.
01/06/2011  The cost of insurance i.e. home owners and car.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Visual & reflex tests for drivers over the age of 75.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Protecting seniors from scams, venders who take advantage of seniors, ec
01/08/2011  Raise property tax exemption for seniors.
01/06/2011  AARP should advocate for Floridians who are uninsured by keeping us all aware of attempts to repeal the current health care reform legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama.
01/06/2011  since many of us are members of FRS, please don't let the Legislature mess with the pension system
01/06/2011  banks! charges for ...using and/or NOT using the bank... how about none of the above for seniors.
01/06/2011  Challenge Gov Scott on his revoking of LGBT civil rights by executive edict.
01/09/2011  Repeal of Obama Care
01/07/2011  Cut state expenses Keep taxes reasonable
01/06/2011  I no longer live in Florida. Please either (a) remove me from the "Florida" mailing list group, or (b) switch me to the "Georgia" mailing list group.
01/06/2011  Reduced homeowner's insurance, vouchers for private school attendance, giving college scholarship opportunities to those without high grades required by Bright Futures i.e. reduced scholarships for community colleges or trade schools.
01/06/2011  deport illegal immigrants
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Repeal Obmacare you put in place. Send the illegals and their kids home with no benifits. Get working seniors a tax break
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  housing market
01/06/2011  Homeowners' insurance rates Property taxes Sales tax exemptions
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  1. Address the state deficit problem. 2. Investigate the mortgage problem in Florida. 3. Improve the educational system for our children. 4. Upgrade the transportation system in Florida (Rail, roads, etc.)
01/06/2011  Repeal Obamacare
01/06/2011  Most people i know would become members again if you unload the ultra liberal heading aarp.even backed the obama plan that is bad for seniors and good for people who have never worked a day in their lives!!!!!!!!!!!
01/06/2011  In terms of services for elders at home, AARP should oppose any effort that would require Floridians who receive any Medicaid service (including Medicaid Waiver services) receive those services through a HMO or managed care organizaition.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/11/2011  Lower gasoline state taxes. Penalties for abusing children or animals should be increased.
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01/08/2011  get rid of the people that are not here leagaly
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  environmental consumer protection
01/10/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Responsible tort reform. Medicare and Medicaid fraud detection. Reverse mortgage fraud preventation. Medical provider incompetence detection and prevention. Work against changes to health care reform legislation.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Protect retired state workers' retirement funds, including insurance supplement.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  The State legislative priorities should be Regulation on Insurance Premiums that do not force People out of their homes. Environmental Issues and Land Developement Issues that Strengthen not weaken our right to CLEAN WATER .
01/09/2011  DO NOT CUT BACK ON MONEY TO MEDICARE PART A & B TO PAY FOR SERVICES/ PROCEDURES/TESTS/ORGAN TRANSPLANTS, ETC. IN FLORIDA THAT WE SENIORS SO DESPERATELY NEED!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Againist illegal aliens. Go back to where Socil Security was just for old age NO OTHER PROGRAMS THROWN IN. This was and old a penision program and if the idoits in Washington left it alone there would be enought for the Senior Citizen.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/07/2011  Provide substantially more money and substantive reforms to the public education system, prohibit vouchers of public funds for private schools and get rid of the FCAT and the "blame-game" foisted on teachers.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Protecting our Medicare and Social Security
01/09/2011  Stay out of areas that are none of your business. Concentrate on fostering a healthful, productive lifestyle for the elderly.
01/06/2011  You should work vigorously against Florida's legal challenge to the Federal health care reform. This should have been the first issue on your survey.
01/06/2011  Social Security
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Poverty and the aging population.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  BETTER RETIREMENT AND BETTER 401 K BY EMPLOYER
01/07/2011  Reasonable home owners insurance
01/07/2011  realestate ins
01/07/2011  Illegal Immigration Illegal Aliens given Bank Accounts mandatory E-verify for all jobs Birthright State Compack Approved No Cell use while driving English as our offical state language Only language for tests.
01/15/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  The State AG should be blocked from his Law Suit against the Obama Health Care Bill. Impeach the new Gov. Rick Scott. Make it illegal for anyone in Government to accept money or favors from any organization!
01/08/2011  Follow Missouri's lead. Get rid of illegal aliens. Please notice that I said ILLEGAL.
01/07/2011  AARP needs to work on becoming a non-political entity....
01/06/2011  Prohibit talking on cell phones while driving.
01/06/2011  1) Pain Management Clinics opening for the addicted 2) Stop illegal drug use e.g. ease of getting marijuana via RX 3)Senior discounts on ALL toll roads 4)NO cell phone use while driving ONLY hands free if that
01/06/2011  It is the national AARP that I'm strongly upset with. They became partner in the Obama Care plan! I will consider my membership at sometime in the future. ARRP is a traitor to the people over 50 and the membership individuals such as I.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/10/2011  Fight Florida's Efforts to overturn "Obamacare".
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01/06/2011  Repeal septic tank inspection law
01/20/2011  The AARP health care supplements have become too expensive. Instead of strong negotiating with United Health Care, You pussyfoot around and they in turn, hike the premium every year. Unacceptable!!! Help All AARP members save some of their retirement.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/07/2011  Protecting Social Security and Medicare. This is the most urgent and important issue that the AARP should be lobbying.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Keeping homeowners insurance affordable
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  I along with others in my senior community of 5700 condos feel that the AARP has sold us down the river by not standing up for seniors a far as no Social security raise for 2 of the last years. Our expenses are not on hold.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Review the regulations recently frozen by Gov. and publicy advocate those regulations that affect our quality of life, safety and financial security.
01/10/2011  #5 should be both depending on the patient's health status continue to clarify health information, medicare information and the new health care law. Fall prevention information monitor the state political agenda as it effects seniors
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Reduction of taxes on homes. Improvement of State liability of Fla pension program. Help with home insurance premiums.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  -Securing continuous funding for the Florida Dept. of Elder Affairs.- ( I encourage the Florida AARP to implement the money management program that is described in the AARP Foundation, in Florida.) I provided these operations for my in-laws.
01/21/2011  NO EATING WHILE DRIVING. ONLY EMERGENCY FOR CELL PHONES. DEAD STOP AT RED BEFORE TURNING. PEDESTRIANS ARE AT HIGH RISK FOR WALKING ACROSS. FULL STOP AT STOP SIGN. CARS ROLL THROUGH. LOWER CAR, HOUSE, ETC. INSURANCE PREMIUMS. I AM INSURANCE POOR.
01/06/2011  Assure Floridians that medical services they receive are of the highest quality and that Florida physicians are fully qualified. (I speak from personal experience.)
01/06/2011  Do NOT let Gov. Scott do anything to lower our state pensions.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Fixing Social Security, not nixing Social Security ... and Medicare and Medicaid. This should be a top priority with no-holds-barred.
01/06/2011  Resist efforts to push deregulation where it effects seniors.
01/06/2011  Construction of a high speed rail system linking Florida's biggest markets.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Health care insurance. Financial aid to those (I am 78 and still trying to work) with more than $13,000, say up to $30,000 in investments. Insurance companies (health, home, car) that continue raising rates.
01/06/2011  Prosecute illegal immigrants and deport. States should petition Washington to adjust the CPI to accurately reflect the things that consumers really buy for their livelyhood.
01/08/2011  AARP should fight for jobs for people from 50 years and older.Today the companies don't care much for experience, they just want young and less paid.The quality of service to the consumer is going down because companies won't hired people older than 45.
01/06/2011  Promote single payer health care!
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01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Corruption in Florida is a major issue. It has been documented worldwide. Unfortunately, there is no place to go when one becomes a victim. An outside orginization should be established--that is totally independent.
01/07/2011  Introducing a bill to rid Florida of the "Right-to-Work-State." This is a huge hindrance to Floridians. We are two (2) centuries out of "slavery" and this should not be. Bring us into the 21st century please.
01/06/2011  Watchdog for nursing homes!
01/06/2011  Support Pam Bondi in the lawsuit is part of in repealing the healthcare law.
01/07/2011  Repeal of the law that altered the Save Our Homes initiative. My assessed value is going down but my property taxes continue to rise.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
02/10/2011  Encourage the establishment of a state rebate program for residential installation of solar power, using Made In America components.
01/06/2011  We went to war in the 1770's against "taxation without representation." Why don't AARP and AAA (& perhaps others) combine to fight excessive hotel/motel taxes -- in which the taxpayers had no vote at all?
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Specific issues for "Retired People" or people over 55 or the AARP age. They are not a lobbyist for every social issue.
01/06/2011  Repeal of mandated health care--i.e. "Obamacare."
01/06/2011  You sold us out with ObamaCare Don't do me any more favors
01/06/2011  Take a look at health insurance in Florida and determine why "prior approvals", not covered drugs, etc. , recommended by a physician, are difficult to get.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/15/2011  User Provided No Response
01/11/2011  watch out for efforts to cut governmental retirees pensions and health insurance monitor closely efforts to help business with benefits taken from or paid for by the public and retirees legislative redistricting TABOR
01/24/2011  Keep violent offenders in prison and let soft offenders pay penalties, not behind bars.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  To define marrage to be between a MAN and a WOMAN
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  repeatling Obama care!
01/06/2011  Counties raise the taxes if they say house lost val. to justify they tell you your property value went up. My house lost $27000 so they say my property val went up $4000 to justify the tax raise of $400. My prop is not landscaped and I have not upgrade
01/06/2011  We must make sure that Medicaid is protected not only from fraud, but from efforts already underway to reduce its funding and privatize its services.
01/08/2011  Excessive and frivilous litigation; Health Insurance and other insurance across state lines; Repealing excessive fees for auto tag and registration; reduction of "red tape" in every state function
01/06/2011  AARP needs to work hard to restore its credibility, not only with me, but many other members I know, who were disastified with AARP's support of a misguided and ill-conceived bill know as Obamacare!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  STRICT AND CERTAIN CRIMINAL PROSECUTION FOR ALL VIOLATIONS OF PUBLIC TRUST BY POLITICAL APPOINTEES AND ELECTED OFFICIAL.S.
01/06/2011  Improving mass transit
01/06/2011  Stop localities from imposing Unconstitutional issues on residents such as what can/cannot be parked in our own yards and where they can be parked. This is our property we pay taxes on, yet the localities tell us we cannot do what we want (within reason)
01/06/2011  talking on cell phone while driviving should be prohibited. "Hands Free" phones only!
01/06/2011  Help state and federeral repeal Healthcare Act
01/06/2011  1. Fully fund education 2. Florida's pension fund is stable, leave it alone.
01/10/2011  Health care / pre-existing conditions
01/06/2011  Get finished with the health care plan. I don't care anymore what they do but they need to stop medicare patient's and their doctor's not knowing if their coverage is going to be their or not.
01/06/2011  Affordable health-care for all Floridians. The cost of healthcare is outrageous and quite honestly borders on criminal.
01/07/2011  Shuttle transportation for disabled w/o POVs who are not "severely disabled" so they can get to doctor appts, drug stores, and hospitals for a reasonable fee monthly or pay as you go.
01/06/2011  Encourage development of mainstream mass transit facilities at both local and inter-city levels. People without cars are currently at a severe disadvantage.
01/06/2011  Florida Medicare and Medicare supplements should cover Insulin and needles, They are expensive. Mine run 160.00 for a bottle . it covers insulin pens and pumps why not self injection insulin and needles
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  local crime & drug problems !!!!!!!!!!
01/06/2011  Providing more Handicap parking and places for those who need them. Should be easy to get a count of how many are issued, and then the snow birds would have to be an estimated.
01/06/2011  Dissuading Gov. Scott from dismantling any parts of the recent health care legislation. Also cease his apparent vendetta against would-be and illegal immigrants. Children born here should have full citizenship.
01/06/2011  Support President Obama's health care program.
01/06/2011  Meaning full and substantial employment for all Floridians.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Ban use of cell phones while driving. Many other States have enacted this law. I am a runner and I can't tell you how many times I have been almost run-over by a driver on their cell phone.
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Lower Insurance rates home owners lower auto insurance rates
01/09/2011  Affordable drug prices-prescription as well as over-the counter
01/06/2011  Better public education--non-voucher Advocate for controlled growth
01/06/2011  Reduce the documentation requirements for renewing a Florida driver's license but retain them for first issue.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  keep Rick Scott from trying to undermine the new healthcare
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Provide protection of employment for senior citizens who are taken advantage of with non-payment of worked hours by major corporations without fear of recourse by the company or blackballing of future employment in similar companies.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/29/2011  Put an end to the pandering and ill-conceived lawsuit against healthcare reform that was filed by the state's Attorney General. This is a complete waste of our taxpayer dollars.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Are you in favor of apple pie? Should wife-beaters stop beating their wives? Should "surveys" have meaningful questions?
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  More funding for local Senior Centers
01/06/2011  DISCONTINUE RAISING OUR YEARLY MEMBERSHIP,WE ALL OUR ON LIMITED INCOME
01/06/2011  MORE CONTROL OF FOOLISH STATE SPENDING ON NEEDLESS PROJECTS
01/12/2011  Preserving Social security, medicare- it's really going to be upside down.
01/07/2011  Watch the governor, he is a crook. Expose his behind the scene deals with business and hospitals.
01/06/2011  AARP should advocate for: - repeal of the healthcare bill or sections of it that raise costs and do not improve the delivery of health care. - secure borders - repeal of the 14th Amendment - enforcing laws against illegals getting jobs
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Enforcing Condo Laws
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Texting while driving is already covered by law in those laws that prohibit reckless or careless driving. What happened to COMMON SENSE that you can't read, turn away from the road, knit, put your socks on or otherwise distract yourself while driving??
01/07/2011  Job discrimination of the elderly!
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Health insurance. Property tax cut for seniors: the tax we pay for schools when we don't have childern in schools.
01/06/2011  Senior citizens' exemption from property taxes should be enhanced.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Reducing the state debt levels without reducing education and health care coverage.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/11/2011  Look at the lot rent for many senior citizens. They retire but their rent goes up each year to bypass the amount of their mortgage. Need to put a cap or help them. Many worked all their lives and can only afford mobile homes and want to live decently.
01/06/2011  Enforcing traffic rules more seriously (following too closely, not using turn signal)
01/07/2011  Modifying excessive public employee pension and benefits and abusive practices such as "double dipping" - e.g. "retiring" and being rehired at the same salary while drawing the pension
01/06/2011  Obamacare must be defunded since it cannot be repealed while he is president. We do need health care reform, but not this massive coercive government interference in our lives. My Part D has gone up significantly under this atrocious plan that you backed.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Mandatory driver's re-exam at key age points. For instance, no automatic renewal at 70, 75, 80 etc.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Oppose efforts to limit driving based solely on reaching a specific age rather than on one's physical and mental capacity.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  QUIT PRETENDING , YOUR AN INSURANCE CO. I KNOW YOU'RE GETTING PAID BIG BUCKS ,FROM THEM . ALSO WHY DIDNT YOU TRY TO STOP OBAMA,FROM GUTTING,MEDICARE ,AND MEDICADE ,TO FINANCE HIS NEW BILL ???? I DONT LIKE YOU ASSHOLES AT ALL !!!!!! '
01/06/2011  Provide incentives to attract potential investors/entities to move to Florida and bring jobs to Floridians
01/06/2011  Strong support of Regulatory Agencies. Rick Scot will attempt to destroy comsumer protections in the state.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Reduce size of government. Eliminate programs which cannot be proven to be effective. Eliminate right of state employees to unionize. Require recipients of state benefits and hospital services to prove legal residency. Otherwise, proceed with deport.
01/06/2011  Ageism in Business. Many Seniors still need to work due to the economy and losses incurred in pension annuities, 401k plans, stocks, etc. Still, it's difficult for us to find employment.
01/06/2011  More afordable health insurance for those under 65.
01/09/2011  HOME INSURANCE PREMIUM CONTROLS SUPPORT NATIONAL DISASTER HOME INSURANCE SIMILIAR TO NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE CONCEPT. PURSUED BY CONGRESSMAN RON KLEIN. LOBBY REPLACEMENT MR WEST, AND GET HISPOSITION ON THE ISSUE STATED PUBLICLY.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  prescription drug coverage. AARP greatly diappointed me when you helped push for Part D. All you did was help the insurance cos insist that we buy name brand rx's. You should be ashamed of yourselves because you DID NOT help seniors! I used to belong.
01/07/2011  Comprehensive Single Payer Health Care for all.
01/06/2011  People should have blue tooth availability in their cars to avoid accidents. Also, seniors at the age of 75 should be tested at the MVA in their cars.
01/06/2011  We need to start building support on local and state level for support of no one touching Social Security benefits in Washington.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Strengthen Medicare and Social Security for the future. Also, we need "Medicare for All" for those of us who are 62! My individual health premiums are killing me.
01/06/2011  Very concerned about losing medicare and medicare for those who are living on very limited incomes!!
01/07/2011  control on raising insurance rate for home owner
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  1) Many srs 4 n "mfgd" home coms/condo assocs. Banks hv made it almost impossible 4 new byrs 2 get mortgages on these homes. 2) Home insur - outrageous.
01/27/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Lower utility rates.
01/07/2011  medicare, jobs
01/06/2011  Precription drugs. Thank God for Genaric but we need more protection.
01/09/2011  TAXES, TAXES, FEES & TAXES
01/06/2011  ILLEGAL iMMIGRANTS Jobs made for Americans when they are deporated, as done after WWii
01/06/2011  Realistic property taxes Limit authority of school boards Limit county council powers with out EXTENSIVE taxpayer input
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Work to not overturn new Healthcare law
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  support all health insurance reforms. restart annual auto inspections. ban all open air burning except for public fire safety.
01/07/2011  I am a member of PUFMM, Peopple united for medical marijuana. I feel that AARP should take the stance that whatever medication a doctor and his patient thinks is appropriate should be allowed. It is a matter of liberty. I would volunteer on this matter.
01/06/2011  What about a single pay health care system? The current Health Care Law does not go nearly far enought to address quality, access and cost of health care.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Stop Scott from some of his initiatives such as: making unemployed people do community servece. Giving students money to do so as they choose if they are home schooled.
01/06/2011  Change the law for children of illegal aliens, and increase pressure to control our borders.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  be committed to quality of water and restoring the Everglades when benefits improving quality of life issues are involved
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  COLA. Social Security says there has been no increase in the cost of living since 2008 - therefore, no raises again for 2011. How can they justify this? EVERYTHING has increased EXCEPT our monthly benefits.
01/06/2011  unfair taxes to continue programs that are finanical gains for politically elected officials. If the AARP would aid the investagations of local officials for graft and their finanical scams for personnal gains we could help all members of the AARP.
01/08/2011  AARP SHOULD ADVOCATE FOR INCREASE AGAINST GAS PRICES GOING UP AT A RATE OF 5 CENTS A GALLON AT ONE RAISE. THIS IS GREED TO ME BECAUSE THE VERY NEXT AFTERNOON OR DAY THE PRICES COME DOWN THE WAY THEY WENT UP. AARP SHOULD REALLY LOOK AT THIS PROBLEM
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01/06/2011  Help save our beaches and ocean/forest wildlife. Help control our pet population with offering state funds for humane societys.
01/07/2011  CUT STATE BUDGET AND FIGHT AGAINST ANY TAX INCREASES. jOIN THE NEW GOVERNOR IN EFFORTS TO CREATE NEW JOBS AND BUILD OUR ECONOMY.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Clearly and simply write amendments and initiatives on Florida election and primary ballots to assist all Floridians in making an informed decision in all elections - eliminate the "legal language."
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/12/2011  Why do you care about what we think now. You abandoned the position and interests of Florida senior citizens when you supported President Obama on healthcare in direct opposition to what the citizens advocated. You have lost my loyalty.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  When the fight starts over which health infurance companies will be allowed to bid on selling in Florida, we Floridians should create hell to get outfits like Kaiser et al in the mix. Kaiser and NY hip plan, - the best (and best value) in the US.
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01/06/2011  help for older workers
01/06/2011  Job security for Seniors over the age of 50.
01/06/2011  when an employer lays off an employee, he can lie and claim "misconduct" so that his unemployment insurance rate won't increase (blocking the employee from being able to collect his due unemployment checks)
01/06/2011  prohibit cell phone use while driving control of utility rates protection of state retirement fund from governor
01/09/2011  AArp should strongly advocate for Florida to be a "Hands Free" state which is no cell phoning while driving. Of course, you also have to advocate for enforcement of any law that is enacted and that is not being done.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Decsions at AARP are made from the top down;instead of bottom up.
01/07/2011  No free help to aliens! Close all our borders till we get our country in much better shape.Kill Obama drug plan any way we can help.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  pay less on all utilites and food and insurance
01/06/2011  no comment
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Anything health related and long term disability.
01/06/2011  none
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Stop disability payments to children. through SSI
01/06/2011  Remind that crook of a new governor that he's the governor of all the people, not just the rich favored by the Republican majority. Sorry, too old to be of much help.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  do not let republicans repeal affordable health care act
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Easing up on the requirements for renewing a driver's license ie: needing mounds of paperwork to prove that you are who you are. REALLY,our driver;s license IS our identification of choice......so why are we making it so difficult for renewal?
01/07/2011  Immigration. Some type of validation of need for those on entitlement programs. Enforcement of handicap parking regulations.
01/13/2011  Keeping the Health Care Reform stable and on track for all Americans; fighting the state's lawsuits against the FED aimed at ending Health Care Reforms.
01/06/2011  Affordable health care, crime against the elderly
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/12/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  stopping governor scott from replacing public schools with vouchers
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  I'm waiting for the policies of our new gov.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  State needs to build an ability for Commercial Insurance markets to function profitably and get the state [i.e. taxpayers] and poorly financed companies out of the market.
01/06/2011  Education,Decrease Property Taxes and find other sources of tax income (sales tax increase,etc) Environmental protection
01/10/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Have concerns about the new administration taking away government oversight of many areas that could lead to problems.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/13/2011  Increased penalties for drunk drivers
01/06/2011  jobs
01/06/2011  Florida supprot to Repel of Obamas health care
01/07/2011  insurance companies are continually raising prices by a lot. both car and home insurance have skyrocketed! something should be done.
01/10/2011  Coordinate with SPLC to educate children on tolerance.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Cost of Health Care.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Deal with Illegal Aliens !
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Save the Parks, Libraries, and Roads.
01/06/2011  to be involved like your national chapter on defending health care laws pased in 2010, not all your members are on medicare.
01/06/2011  Support state/public employees who provide services to senior citizens. Protect their jobs and their programs. Inform the governor that all public employees are NOT well paid; some of them earn so little that they are eligible for food stamps!!
01/06/2011  Repeal of the Marriage Protection Act. There are Lesbian/Gay seniors who have been denied this human/civil right for all their lives and have lost in many ways because of the official bigotry. The finacial losses are significant.
01/09/2011  Protection of the environment. (air, water, flora & fauna) Complete protection of the Everglades. Limitation of urban growth into the Everglades.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  ACTUALLY WORK FOR SENIORS AND NOT FOR YOUR OWN PROFIT THE MEDICARE PLANS YOU TRY TO SELL ARE THE WORST. YOUR MAIN CONSIDERATION IS PROFIT NOT TAKING CARE OF MEMBERS OR YOUR RATES WOULD BE BETTER
01/06/2011  Work with legislators to repeal Obama care Don't support left wing Obama ideas
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Health care for all, especialy if the National healthcare is repealed.
01/06/2011  cut spending, particularly waste. Too many government jobs; they need to be reduced. Allow private businesses to prosper without so many regulations. .
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01/06/2011  aarp no longer represents my interest.. your agenda is more for the companies you promote than us seniors you claim to look out for. please stay out of state politics.
01/09/2011  Affordable housing and healthcare for Seniors.
01/06/2011  Handling of mobile phones should be prohibited by law while driving. It can be used for texting and speaking if driving with an ear piece. Nowadays, one can call and text by speaking words, and it will automatically send the text or dial the number.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Re: the aid and abet financiel scam - I'm worried about this new Governor , how could anyone have voted for this guy. Thank you.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Getting the insurance industry out of the health care program .
01/06/2011  High Property Insurance rates should be lowered.
01/06/2011  Join Arizona in fight against criminal invaders(illegal alliens-in your terms)
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Uninployment Lower taxes More professionals to help the elderly, such as with legal problems. I was denied that help once.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Watch Gov. Scott. Keep him from taking away money already in place from Florida State Retirement to all that have worked for a living. I do not trust him. Especially since his hospital had to pay 1.7 billion in Medicare fraud.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/17/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Dental, Nobody ever mentions dental covderage.The plan out there are useless. Let's have a good dental plan like medical insurance.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Greater emphsis on the government to make the Social Security program solid and worth while for seniors. Keeping it on the edge for support and coverage only tends to brimng more levels of insecurity to seniors when it should bring greater security.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Public transportation initiatives, alternative energy initiatives, especially, solar.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Continue to support affordable health care for all check other insurance companies for better pricing i.e. car insurance and life insrance
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Stop the repeal of health care reform.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  our senior's have a fixed income no raise's but everything keeps going up, food, gas, medicine, etc. Raises for state government All government from govenor down
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01/06/2011  Anything that blocks or overturn Obamacare. IT SHOULD NEVER HAVE BEEN SUPPORTED.
01/06/2011  tougher requirements for drivers over 75. better quility and more affordable health care for seniors.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Stop the unconscionable increases in insurance premiums for windstorm insurance. The current regime in Tallahassee is not only consumer unfriendly but is anti-consumer
01/06/2011  Become more in line with the thinking of what the founders of America had in mind, such as being faithful to our God. AARP has stepped far from that standard in the past few years, and I am not happy to see that. GOD comes FIRST!!!!
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/10/2011  home insurance is currently the biggest rip off of all florida citizens. It will certainly keep seniors out of the state and severly impact the economy.
01/06/2011  pay raises and hepl older ones to get a part time job .because everything is going up but your pay
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Universal Health Care for all citizens.
01/11/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  As we have all contributed toward our Social Security it irks me that elected members in DC who DON'T pay into Social Security are always trying to cut what' belongs to us & give us less to live on,
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01/06/2011  health insurance
01/20/2011  Making home mortgage insurance affordable, and keep cost from skyrocketing by denying raises requested! Also the companies should not be allowed to just drop someone without just cause or violation of certain rules of the companies!
01/06/2011  Equity of cancer care & trial participation for seniors
01/07/2011  Reduce property tax; eliminate estate tax.
01/06/2011  Medicare Advantage needs to be protected. Finally, something that works for seniors with limited resources--and the YOU support its demise under so-called tax reform--even as you market one under your name.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  early release for sexual offenders should not happen
01/06/2011  TABOR - Changes in Medicaid
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  red light cameras should be eliminated as they are traps and just moneymakers. If going to continue must be for guilty person not owner which would require camera changes.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Health Ins for people 62 to 65 that they afford, when on SS.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  1 Ban Cel Phone use while driving 2 Strengthen State Ethics laws. 3 Curb lobyists in state government. 4Rewrite campaign laws. Involve private citizens to indicate what the people want.
01/06/2011  Jobs, jobs, jobs. This should be the number one priority of the state legislature for 2011
01/06/2011  i would like to see aid given to the small business owners instead of the large corps. who only give the money to their ce'o's as goledn handshakes . the small mom and pop org would circulate the mmoney,
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Health Care
01/06/2011  Become fair and balanced rather than a left-wing liberal arm of the democratic party!
01/06/2011  affordable, stable hurricane insurance
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Health Insurance Costs. Constant rise in premiums.
01/06/2011  The two I put no opinion is due to feeling it would depend on the stand AARP takes. I have been very unhappy with some health care statements the org has taken. I agree we need reform, however I strongly oppose the Obama healthcare objectives.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  I think in care facilities should be monitored more closely. My husband has been in a Nursing Home for almost 3 years and there are definitely things that could be corrected with surprise inspections.
01/07/2011  Education Medicaid Environment
01/06/2011  Home Tax credits for seniors Increased penalities for crimes against the elderly lowering home owners insurance we can't afford to stay in our homes!!!!!
01/06/2011  Do everything possible to stop, refuse to fund, and become an adversary of Obamacare.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  AARP should lobby the governor to fight medicare/medicaid fraud. He should know all the tricks they use.
01/06/2011  TO CONTINUE SSI-MEDICAID FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES. HAVE A SON AT TACCACHALE ON SSI. DISABLED NIECE REFUSED (IN JAX)
01/06/2011  Concentrate on removing Rick Scott from office !
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Work against Obamacare in FL.
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01/07/2011  Better transportation for all. High speed train. So older Floridians don't have to drive and can get around with ease.
01/06/2011  Assistance for the elderly and disabled that are facing foreclosures. Perhaps by way of providing free legal services.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  FL Legislators are preparing to dismantle retirement & health benefits for the elderly, including public safety officers & teachers. Those pensions are well funded & ran under strict FSS. Tell them to leave our pensions alone!
01/10/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  1. Cut Govt.spending, Including: perks, exhorbitant salaries & govt. politicians' retirements. 2. Take care of our own poor & senior citizens rather than send millions to other countries. 3. Lower Ins. costs (all kinds)
01/06/2011  Affordable heath insurance it starts out affordable and slowly increases each year. It should be based on overall health instead of put in an age related slot.
01/06/2011  better education for our students who will be paying our social security, through treating teachers as peofessionals with professional pay
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01/06/2011  Focus on the job at hand. Bring the best benefits to your membership in discounts, services, assistance, and quality of life possible for your senior citizens. Leave the rest to others. Sponsoring Obamacare may well be a fatal mistake.
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01/10/2011  We need to get the housing market back on firm footing. Thank aarp for all your help.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Urge cultural entities that deal in performances ,i.e. Opera, Ballet, Theatre, Music, Art cut the price for tickets from time to time so that middle class, and lower middle class can afford to experience Sarasota culture.
01/06/2011  I was 45 minutes away from starting a job that AARP helped me get. I got a phone call saying that funds were frozen and since that day, over 2 months ago, I had been unable to get a job ( I am 72) .
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01/06/2011  lower cost of house insurance
01/06/2011  Work to defeat the proposed Taxpayers Bill of Rights (TABOR) if it goes beyond the talking stage.
01/06/2011  JOB's JOB's JOB's
01/06/2011  Please stay on top of the Health Care reform issues...
01/06/2011  We are getting "ripped off" with car and homeowners insurance rates, while drivers who are uninsured continue to drive. We need stricter penalties against driving without insurance - and stricter enforcement will get illegals as a bonus!
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01/06/2011  Endorse open carry of firearms.
01/06/2011  Aarp needs to be aware of their own accounting problems, affecting the welfare of senoirs who trust and rely on their integrity
01/06/2011  Repeal Obama Care
01/06/2011  Stricter penalties for crimes against Floridians! Stronger penalties against politicians who aid and abet crimes against Floridians!
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01/10/2011  1. Work to prevent the state from attenpting to repeal healthcare legislation 2. Work to preserve what little healthcare benefits exist for the medically needy
01/06/2011  AARP should advocate that Americans can buy prescription drugs at the same cost as Canada and the rest of the world, some of the seniors in this country can not afford them....
01/06/2011  Utility rates for elderly and the way that water companies justify rate increases
01/10/2011  Significant strides were made in banking/credit regs, much still needs be done. Credit cards have right to change rates on arbitrary rules (late payments). Bounced check, late payments charges, etc. are usary in nature, pure profit for bank/card. You..
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01/06/2011  repeal health care,oppose cap and trade,send aliens homeand give no government aid,require all politicians to be under same laws we are,reinstste democracy, follow constitution,do not be Obama's puppet
01/06/2011  Affordable government run medical care like other developed countries have enjoyed for many years already
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Lower home insurance rates - flood and residential
01/06/2011  More transportation 4 senior rural areas Guardianship issues & how can they rob seniors. What will happen to Dept. of Elder Affairs Florida foreclosure mess (So, Fl, lawfirms & the paperwork mess they created & banks being quick to foreclose.
01/06/2011  ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION JOBS WITH GOOD PAY DESIGNED FOR SENIORS OF ALL ABILITIES; maybe supervising young adults in env. restor. projects after proper training; and in community gardening
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Homeowner Insurance given that so many ins. companies have heft the Florida market due to hurricanes. Pressure on the judicial system for adequate punishments for all crimes Immigration reform
01/06/2011  taxing rent seniors pay in 55 and older parks!!!
01/06/2011  1 % added sales tax to go for public education
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01/07/2011  The HIGH cost of Health Insurance.
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01/07/2011  IMPROVE EDUCATION . WE ARE 40TH OUT OF 50 STATES WE ARE GRADUATING 19% ILLITERATE. WE ARE DOING AN INJUSTICE TO OUR YOUTH. DO AWAY WITH NOT BEING ABLE TO GET RID OF INCOMPETENT TEACHERS.
01/06/2011  Reducing physician and hospital expenses that bankrupt many individuals when unexpected medical expenses occur
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01/06/2011  Prohibit incorporation across county lines. We live in Solivita in Polk Co. Poinciana in Osceola Co is trying to drag us into their Incorporation.
01/07/2011  No tax breaks for companies that hire Green / H Card workers instead of Americans First. Help repeal some or most of the Healthcare mandates, keep the ones that are Free and Leave the restrictions on the Insurance Companies not the people.
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01/06/2011  Make sure that they don't do anything to Social Security and Medicare. Seniors need these programs to survive.
01/06/2011  A GUARANTY THAT FL WILL NOT TOUCH THE FRS (State Retirement System) as my husband and I rely on our retirements.
01/06/2011  (1)I believe that both State legislatures and Federal legislatures should not inact a law that exempts them from that law i.e. the impending "Obama care" or(2) increasing middle income taxes!
01/06/2011  Stricker laws for senior citizens to get a drivers license after the age of 80. Should NOT be automatic but person must physically go to apply for a renewal license.
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01/07/2011  Do Not Take our or restrict our Doctors!
01/07/2011  Healthcare
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01/06/2011  Help us get rid of Rick Scott. He is a thief!!
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01/07/2011  PROTECT SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS! Push for means testing & taxing 100% of all wages for medicare & social security....Why should the wealthy people get a break on paying for medicare??? Only the middle class are required to pay taxes on 100%
01/06/2011  senior license tag rate. Grow Florida's economy.
01/07/2011  More jobs for older people.
01/06/2011  Strongly support heatcare programs for those of Medicare age.
01/06/2011  property taxes for the aged
01/06/2011  Lower Hurricane insurance for seniors
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01/06/2011  I wish you had asked me about my opinion on Obamacare before you wrongly supported it. I think it's a little ironic that you think my opinion is important on these issues. Ask us about all that's going on in Obama Land!
01/06/2011  Creation of jobs for seniors and affordable health care--without pre existing conditions for all and without a 6 month wait with no insurance.
01/06/2011  Improved education, more qualified and better paid teachers, more jobs but not a the sacrifice of the environment, protect environment by prohibiting drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
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01/12/2011  Two important issues are the fact that Social Security has not given us a cost of living raise for 2 years. Also lowering the cost of prescription drugs
01/06/2011  Support efforts to provide high speed rail service through highly populated urban areas; north to south, east to west.
01/09/2011  there should be anadditional state wide exemption for seniors on property taxes, allowing/encouraging their remaining in their homes as long as possible, benefiting individuals & Fla alike
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01/06/2011  Restore the Commission to regulate Pill Mills. Make sure politicians do not tamper with Social Security
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01/25/2011  Better gun control.Advocate against gund taken inot bars, carried openly or onto college campuses.
01/07/2011  unemployment abuse of the elderly regulation and inspection of nursing homes a voice for all of us in local decisions
01/07/2011  Leave public education alone.
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01/06/2011  robert eschenfelder is deceased please stop sending him things.
01/06/2011  Bring more jobs locally instead of sending them elsehere.
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01/06/2011  Observe while insurance industry and others are exposed for taking financial advantage of the consumers in Florida especially of the age 50 and over group (seniors) and the State Legislators that allows it to happen.
01/06/2011  Ensure the state adheres to the Health Reforms. Push for the dismissal fo Rhee as head of education- she's unqualified and antagonistic toward teachers Get governor to stop funneling public money to private schools and attacking tenure and pensions.
01/13/2011  $750 a month for health care for people who are out of work is not reasonable to Putting a limit on the Health Care Reimbursement accounts was a rotten thing for them to do also. More alternative methods should be covered by insurance also.
01/06/2011  Medicaid , state health insurance for children.
01/06/2011  FairDisricting Act should be followed to the letter to protect individual voting rights Affordable Health Care Plan should not be repealed
01/06/2011  1-Affordable College Education 2-Insurance overhaul, stop the companys from disecting the occurances of damage. 3-Strict enforcement of illegal alien laws - deportation mandates, employment, medical, benefits.
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01/06/2011  Don't let the government raise the retirement age for Social Security!
01/07/2011  reducing mortgage rates for those living on SS and/or moderate pensions special protection from foreclosure for senior citizens living on fixed incomes
01/06/2011  Better Recycling Laws for Rental Dwllings and Businesses and not just for Private Homes
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Cut insurance costs
01/06/2011  cancel obama care....
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Why has my prescriptions gone from four dollars to eleven dollars
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01/07/2011  Reasonable Homeowners Insurance. Inthe case of State Farm who is dropping homeowners policies, make it a law they can sell no other policies, auto, life, etc. as a consequence of dropping homeowners.
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01/06/2011  Senior health care and services. Insurance premium rates. Limit special interest group spending. Promote jobs and hiring for older people.
01/06/2011  Homeowner insurance rates Property tax relief
01/07/2011  soc.sec./medicare
01/06/2011  Creation of a Prescription Assistance program like those in Northeastern states that would allow those people with low incomes the ability to purchase medications they otherwise cannot afford.
01/09/2011  financial support for caregivers who have to stay home with disabled/aging parents.
01/06/2011  Lower taxes for seniors.
01/10/2011  The proper usage of the Marchman Act - 99% of law enforcers have NO idea that THEY can implement it!! Plus facilities to detox are virtually missing, and the few that do are not lock down facilities - usually needed with program.
01/07/2011  ! make the state responsible for overspending. 2. stop uncontrolled growth.
01/13/2011  Consider - in discussions of Medicaid reform, medical home, LTC - encouraging increasing efforts to combine Medicare and Medicaid - in order to bring Medicare savings to the state/community level (rather than savings in Washington).
01/06/2011  lower medical malpracitets suits,lower gasoline taxes, Provide more medical insurance for long term home care for elderly
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01/06/2011  harsher penalties for people who abuse seniors...ie....caregivers &nursing homes
01/06/2011  Low cost health insurance for those over age 60. I, Lyndha Evensen, have had to discontinue my AARP alleged low cost policy with Golden Rule because their premium is now $1200.00 per month!! I do not call that LOW COST!!
01/06/2011  Boosting our economy & creating jobs to lower our unemployment rate.
01/07/2011  Reps should fight to KEEP Social Security viable!
01/08/2011  REPEALING OBAMA HEALTH CARE
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01/06/2011  medicade for indigent seniors
01/06/2011  Encouraging national property insurers to re-enter Florida even with higher rates--the Florida companies have very high rates and do not provide protection beyond $250,000 if a big hurricane hits
01/06/2011  One time payment to seniors as a token of good faith for not getting a raise in social security.
01/06/2011  Immigrants who put nothing into the Social security system recieve more benefits than Americans who pay into the system. The funding source is different but still takes from overall ability to pay those who paid in.
01/06/2011  Health care for those over 50 with no dependents who do not qualify for Medicaid or Medicare with little to no income.
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01/07/2011  Lower home and auto insurance rates
01/06/2011  Mental Health Care Florida is lacking in mental health services and facilities.
01/06/2011  support the State effort to declare ObamaCare unconstitutional (so that it can be replaced with less intrusive initiatives that will lower the cost of medical care).
01/29/2011  do not understand new health care . happy with HUMANA GOLD PLUS
02/10/2011  fight for better health care for senior citizens
01/06/2011  oppose any major changes to the medical reform legislation passed by the 208-10 congress.
01/06/2011  Disentangle yourself from Democrats. Same goes for United Health Care. Stop being an Obama "progressive" organization and trying to correct all the ills of society with our money.
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01/06/2011  Limit increase on Medical Insurance companies. Percentage of increase over the last three years has trippled and if you are receiving a retirement money it all go to Insurane companies. In essence this doesn't allow seniors to enjoy there retirement.
01/06/2011  Real Estate Taxes are too high for most seniors, paying for schools with real estate taxes. All utilities are too high.
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01/06/2011  Affordable health insurance Affordable homeowner's insurance
01/06/2011  Continuing to push any way you can for more jobs for seniors and less illegal-but-it-happens-anyway age discrimination! I have to say no to volunteering for advocacy right now because of (lucky me!) a crushing work schedule. But will try to later.
01/06/2011  removel of undocumented allians and strong penalties for renting and employing them. also we need to back the new Govenor in his quest to create more jobs in florida.
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01/07/2011  Keep Tax Afforable for Home buyers
01/06/2011  lower the cost of health care and insurance
01/06/2011  Candidates for office should not be able to run for office if accused and not gone to trial or have been involved in any fraud.
01/06/2011  "I refuse to answer the question on the grounds that it may tend to incriminate me" Is not what I expect from an elected official. Start working on aelecting an honest person for Governor of Florida!
01/06/2011  Ensure Health Care law is implemented by State as required by Federal Law
01/06/2011  Continue to fight for health care for ALL.
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01/08/2011  tbor stopping
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01/06/2011  An nonpolitical utility rate-setting board.
01/06/2011  If you do not already have AARP long term care insurance that I am not aware of, you should have a program like the AARP Medicare Supplement and Medicare Part D insurance
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01/06/2011  Long term health care, in home and nursing home with pre-existing conditions for the seniors/elderly, as well as all Medicare benefits for the seniors/eldely. Seems liike Aarp lobbied for the New Health Care bill t and itt dioes not protect seniors.
01/06/2011  Give priority to products made in the United States by American Companies. Deter the out sourcing of jobs by American companies to foreign nations. Establish penalties for companies hiring illegal aliens.
01/06/2011  Health care for the disabled and elderly.
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01/06/2011  Comprehensive program to put seniors to work. I have been our of work for over 2 years and expended all unemployment compensation. I have not been able to find employment because of my age (61). No SS, no job, no home.
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01/06/2011  Education, The successful people that tell us what to think grew up in a strong education system and now they tell us it is no good. giving parents money to spend how they want for education is not productive. My tax money should go to schools, not parent
01/06/2011  HEALTH CARE FOR ALL
01/06/2011  When snowbirds transfer their mail from the north, it's only good for 6 months Then the post office automatically transfers it back north even if you stay longer. This needs to be addressed at the national level AARP. It should last a year.
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01/06/2011  Pay back the money goverment has tacken out of our S.S.
01/08/2011  Support public education and fight advocacy of vouchers. Support a more realistic and sensible program for protecting the St. Johns River and stop plans to allow Orlando Area to use large portions of it for their commercial irrigation and other uses.
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01/06/2011  Protect our retirement pay and benefits as the highest priority.
01/06/2011  HIGH SPEED RAIL
01/06/2011  Make sure those collecting unemployment benefits are actually looking for work. I know of those who have no intention of working and continue to collect benefits. There are some who are collecting retirement benefits and unemployment compensation.
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01/06/2011  1. Protect pensions and investment choices in both the private and public sectors. 2. Ensure access to healthcare for all properly documented state residents.
01/07/2011  simplified tax reform for retirees
01/06/2011  Find Obama's health care plan unconstitutional.
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01/06/2011  Should take a less liberal stand!!!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Clarification and enforcement of the tenth amendment to the Constitution.
01/06/2011  Keeping Medicare and Medicaid strong as possible
01/06/2011  consumer protection in all areas
01/06/2011  Early childhood intervention. Education programs for parents
01/06/2011  Protect Medicare and Medicaid, fight repeal of the health reform bill.
01/06/2011  Public Transportation that is reliable and affordable.
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01/06/2011  Lower Taxes For Everyone, And Corporations So That The Private Sector Will Have Job Growth. Help Those Of Us Over 50 Who Are Out Of Work And Are Not Being Hired Due To Our Age. Politicians Need To Realize They Work For Us ! Not Themselves.
01/06/2011  I discontinued my AARP Membership due to your outrageous support of OBAMA CARE . But the current President of AARP is a friend of president Obama and worked a deal behind closed doors...
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01/06/2011  Protect law enforcement, fire fighter, paramdic and teacher jobs and benefits.
01/06/2011  protection of federal health care legislation
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01/06/2011  Preventing the new governor from changing the Florida Retirement System for workers that are already vested in the program. Also, preventing him from giving vouchers for private schools. The problem with the educational system starts in the home!
01/06/2011  Affordable senior housing facilities with community centers and activities that promote a desire for living a longer life rather than dying in a nursing home.
01/06/2011  Social Security & Health Care Reform remain the higest priorities.
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01/13/2011  I would like more done to protect our disabled and elderly from abuse who are receiving nursing home or institutional care.
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01/06/2011  The Florida State Department of Energy has a grant program that contributes to roof top solar. Encourage more funds for this program, especially for seniors. Money saved extends social security.
01/14/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  lower cost insurance for senior citizens....AARP Medicare Rx is no better than other competitive Rx companies. As a matter of fact, there should be a % reduction in Rx membership costs if you pay your bill 12 months ahead of time--a one time annual payme
01/06/2011  Keep Medicare and Social Security on track -- no cuts! Regulation of homeowner insurance and push for mandatory sinkhole coverage/reasonable rates Better auto insurance rates
01/06/2011  FL AARP should quit sending out tons of mail that get thrown away everyday. You should survey your members and ask them if they want to receive mail on car, medical and life insurance policies.
01/06/2011  Outlaw use of cell phones while driving. Require motorcyclists to wear helmets. Increase public school teacher's pay.
01/06/2011  Green Energy Unemployment
01/06/2011  Maintaining no income tax limiting impact fees on residential building Keeping local and state taxes and fees low Dealing with indigent care Tightening up on illegal immigration Stop government waste Eliminate unfunded mandates - entitlements
01/06/2011  Please protect Florida pension programs such as tha Florida Retirement System. Also, work toward a more fair tax structure for retired persons on fixed and limited incomes.
01/06/2011  end illegal immigrants from taking needed social programs from LEGAL needy U.S. Citizens.Make a law impounding any vehicle found operated on roadways without proper REQUIRED insurance, include a fine , insurance,impound & legal fees paid by offender.
01/06/2011  I would enact the recommendations of recent grand juries concerning Legislative corruption and "pay- to -play." Also the Commission on Ethics need to initiate its own investigations instead of waiting for a complaint.
01/06/2011  Government run national health care system that is for everyone.
01/06/2011  tie increase in ssa to cost of living rather thaninflation
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01/06/2011  It seems by the "choice" questions that have been presented, you are confused about your focus and its connection to the vision and mission of AARP.
01/06/2011  There should be laws created and penalties for the scam artists who sell timeshares. It is a total lie. Once you purchase a timeshare the value goes down as soon as you walk out the door. These resorts should have a resale department. .
01/31/2011  DUH, PLEASE HELP LEGALIZE MEDICAL MARIJUANA, WHICH IS LEGAL IN 14..THAT'S FOURTEEN-STATES? WHY? HELLLLO..FLA HAS ZILLIONS OF SICH OLDE FOLKS WHO REALLY NEED THIS PAIN KILLING, SOOTHING M E D I C I N E !!! hELP FLRIDA LEAVE THE DARK AGES. ..
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01/06/2011  No state statute should apply to citizens that doesn't apply equally to state,county, or elected officials.
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01/06/2011  C.O.L.A , because of higher deductions from our SSI checks and tell crongress to take a pay cut and get to our level of income.
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01/07/2011  Since he is good at defrauding health care, AARP should watch Gov Rick Scott like a hawk. I don't think the man is beyond trying to stick it to retireds or anyone else concerning health care in Florida.
01/19/2011  Global warming- going green, infrastructure projects
01/09/2011  - prescription drug abuse - support traffic cameras at intersections - preach that those that benefit the most from our democratic capitalism should pay the most taxes. - add additional tax to our gas and support solar energy so we can reduce deficit.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/09/2011  LOWER REAL ESTATE TAXES ,NO INCOME TAX, ALLOW US TO PURCHASE HEALTH CARE ACCROS STATE LINES, DROP THE LEFT LEANING POLITICAL STANCES , LOWER TAXES, SMALLER GOVERNMENT , YOUR SURVEY QUESTIONS STINK, THEY PRODUCE THE ANSWERS YOU WANT
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01/06/2011  Pension and benefits for all city, county and state employees, senators and representatives are out of touch with today's world. Need more employee contributions to both for current as well as all future hires and office holders.
01/06/2011  NEVER NEVER sale land to make money for the state (i.e state parks) Do not cut so many business regulations that those designed to protect the consumer are too weak to be effective. Support federal health care for all.
01/26/2011  Abolishing any restriction, as in driving, for all seniors when clearly the most unsafe drivers in this country are teenage boys, and senior men, not women.
01/07/2011  develop initiatives for senior job opportunities
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01/06/2011  As in some state, a lower for utilities and propery tax for Seniors
01/06/2011  The state should promote private enterprise and the jobs they can generate. We don't need more intrusive laws and regulations. Small and large businesses will create jobs if left alone to grow and expand.
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01/06/2011  A full and complete repeal of Obama care, and the passing of free choice market based reforms. Mandated investigation of and recoveryof Medicare & Medicaid fraud. Generic Drug Coverage in medicare Part A
01/06/2011  Repeal of Health Care
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01/30/2011  Stop making cuts to Medicare
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01/07/2011  HEALTH CARE WORKING JOBS FOR THE PEOPLE
01/07/2011  Car tag and sales taxes are way too high. I just brought a pop-up camper for $1200 and had to pay $246 for tag and title and tax!
01/06/2011  continued support for the healthcare program that was passed in 2010
01/06/2011  Recall our barely elected corrupt governor, who purshased the election!!!!!!
01/06/2011  Transpotation to Doctors offices, etc. for those who can no longer drive
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01/06/2011  Social Security benefits - costs keep going up but our benefit doesn't. Lobby for politicians not to get paid forever & not to have so many benefits; they need to know what it's like for the middle and lower classes to try to survive.
01/06/2011  prohibit corporate contributions to political parties. Improve quality of education.
01/06/2011  Real Estate taxes have been increased with lower property values. Seniors should not be dealth with any increases due to the economic turn down of real properties. The state needs to look at local governments on increased milleage rates.
01/06/2011  I would like to see holistic and herbal medicine that's been tested get covered by insurance. I'd also like to see biotech and irridiated foods eliminated from store shelves.
01/06/2011  Banning lobbing by special interests. No private money in campaigns or lobbying. Canadian quality health care.
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01/06/2011  More affordable home owners insurance
01/06/2011  Low rates auto loan
01/06/2011  SOCIAL SECURITY FOR SENIORS
01/06/2011  I have cancelled my membership in aarp because I don't think your position dose not represent me, I also cancelled my car insurance with the hartford After 20 years, and saved over five hundred dollars
01/06/2011  Help get rid of Obamacare!!
01/07/2011  better check on our nursing homes I'm not saying we should'nt share our food with other countries, but I feel we should grow more food for people in our own country who are hungry because almost everything is imported.
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01/06/2011  Replacement of the Governor to a non-felon.
01/06/2011  keep state out of local affairs
01/06/2011  Stop the Florida Legislature from giving Doctors permission to destroy medical records after 5 years and without the patient's permission. Those records should never be destroyed and at least give the patient the opportunity to recieve them.
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01/07/2011  I feel..the buck should start in Washington! That is where the taxpayers want all the frivilous spending to STOP! Grants, loans, and even giving themselves raises!
01/06/2011  Monitor the insurance industry. Long Term Care want to raise premiums very high; Homeowners is still too expensive due to the hurricane risk; make sure a flood zone is really a flood zone, on a house by house basis if necessary
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Affordable healthcare. Lower the prices on all healthcare.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Affordable unemployment health insurance for those who lost their jobs due to the ecconomy. Florida Workforce -It is little to no help for people with degrees, who are to young to retaire and to old for some companies to hgher, likely due to insurance.
01/06/2011  better crossings for school kids
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Support for health care, both state and federal!!!!
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01/07/2011  Assure complete health care for seniors and at the same time demand good medical practices and operation efficiency (as CHP Tallahassee). Advocate better investigation into medical fraud.
01/06/2011  Continued STRONG Medicare in home services, Social Security as earned right, and hospice and services for end of life/ planning.
01/06/2011  Leave Social Security ALONE............
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Immigration issues, protections for farm workers in Florida, methods for amnesty, fair treatment and appreciation for all they do for us.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  I do not have enough back round knowledge to comment in this restricted area.
01/06/2011  Protection of what natural areas remain in Florida. Do not let the new governor discard environmental conservation to promote ccorporate interests which will cause environmental devastation. Florida's natural beauty drives the economy.Don't destroy it.
01/07/2011  Like to see someone brave and smart enough to take on the gas companies for raising prices when they feel like it. I don't buy this consumer demand bit, they do what they want.
01/06/2011  repeal Obamacare
01/06/2011  Make crash helmets for motorcyclists mandatory. Make using a phone whilst driving illegal. Make stronger legislation against noisy motor cycles and other vehicles, which are very anti-social and disturb elderly people.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Environment pollution, Global warming, Species(plant and animal) diversity/extinction, Efficient transportation - more equivalent mpg.
01/07/2011  State revenue should come from increased taxes such as closing exemptions, etc., not by abnormally high increases in fees, such as doubling drivers license fees. Prevent the robbing of state trust funds /0
01/06/2011  environmental protection and animal protection
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  AARP should stay out of politics.
01/06/2011  Senior health care, and drugs.
01/06/2011  All public servants and representatives should be afforded no more legal privileges than the general public. Lets all be subject to the SAME laws.
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01/06/2011  Remove Illegals from our state!!! NO ANCHOR BABYS EITHER!!!
01/06/2011  affordable home owners insurance
01/06/2011  Increasing Social Security Benefits
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Fight any effort that FL. may or has initiated against the new Federal Health Care Legislation and work against politicians that endorse such legislation
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Immigration Housing pricing/loans Employment Unemployment compensation Education
01/06/2011  DO YOUR BEST TO GET RID OF MOST OF THE HEALTH CARE BILL THAT AARP SUPPORTED
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Protect our retirement pay and benefits as the highest priority
01/06/2011  Impeachment of Governor Scott. (Seriously).
01/06/2011  REPEAL this "Health" legislation. You want to see higher health costs, just continue to support this bill. The REAL NEED is to get the INSURANCE Industry OUT of the Medical Industry!!!!!!!!!
01/06/2011  support AG's efforts to overturn Obamacare!!!
01/13/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Job creation to put Floridians back to work. Stop wasting state monies fighting the new health care legislation - spend it on programs that support the new law.
01/06/2011  Get involved with the State's Attorney's office to fight foreclosure fraud against seniors and keep people in their homes.
01/06/2011  Its all good but as a lifelong Floridian I know it is most often the retired elderly who vote against anything that raises taxes.Improvement in schools would help everyone but is always voted down. Help w/ presciption meds is a priority.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Misuse of AARP membership money supporting politcal candidates. Impeach Obama and the socialist agenda. Tort reform. Elder abuse by attornys and courts.
01/06/2011  Healthcare for those who cannot pay.
01/06/2011  reduce home/condo insurance premiums
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  repeal OBAMA care
01/06/2011  national debt restrictions of entitlements
01/06/2011  not a priority for many seniors (unfortunately) but it would nice to live in a state that has a good educational system. my children would not think of relocating here becaause of our state's ranking in education among the rest of the states.
01/06/2011  Test driver skills for drivers over 75 years of age.
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01/06/2011  Insurance Cost and availabilty. Education. Jobs.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Support any effort to completely and entirely repeal the recently enacted national health care bill as this bill will cause Floridians and all other Americans to pay more and receive fewer medical services.
01/06/2011  More transparent government and regulation of industry.
01/07/2011  Prevent anymore increases in homeowners insurance costs, which is now the largest in the country.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Senior citizens on Social Security need a BETTER cost of living adjustment formula to give us a better increase each and every year, with a MINIMUM amount due each year. I paid in a LOT of my OWN money into Social Security and want it back with interest
01/06/2011  Enforce the insurance law. At the present time one can renew his/her car registration by mail without positive proof of car insurance.
01/07/2011  Reducing State Mandates for education without State Funding! Reduce state and local government expenditures!
01/11/2011  The Legislature should NOT be involved in (1) Immegration enforcement; (2) Repeal of the the Affordable Healthcare Act
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01/06/2011  conservation of land,water, no off shore drilling
01/06/2011  Home owners insurance that is affordable
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01/09/2011  Whatever is necessary to keep and improve national health care!!!!!!!!
01/06/2011  Not gutting public assistance and schools in favor of business interests.
01/06/2011  at the moment, can't think of any other--expect you will publicize the estabished priorities-may think of others at that time-good hearing from you , jeff!!
01/06/2011  Limit the expenditures of state goverment officials
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01/06/2011  The "death Panel" issue, fighting to not place caps on seniors, quality care not rationed care, tort reform, allowing doctors to save lives, not guilt someone into hospice, or not treating.
01/06/2011  They should adress medicare billing fraud
01/06/2011  Universal single payer health insurance available to all citizens without restriction.
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01/06/2011  Currently theree is a pending bill that will mandate inspection of septic systems for home owners. From my point of view this bill is a real financal burden on the home owners. The bill must be stopped!
01/06/2011  Conrinue state retirement benefits without cutting or reducing the benefits.
01/06/2011  Fund the schools appropriately. Do not allow Gov. Scott to privatize our public education syestem.
01/06/2011  no hand held cell phone use while driving.
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01/10/2011  Enforcement to insure quality medical care in a safe environment in all medical facilities!
01/06/2011  Get rid of RICK SCOTT for the reason stated in question #7. He is a disgrace to honest people and he obviously bought the election with the money he stole from US - Medicare.
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01/06/2011  SUPPORT OUR FLORIDA SENATORS AND CONGRESSMEN AND ADVOCATE THE TOTAL REPEL AND DESTRUCTION OF OBAMACARE!!!!!
01/08/2011  Transportation,have seminars regarding help for the aging population, as what is needed to and can be done, before death.
01/06/2011  Affordable healthcare for everyone is still a priority and not a reality. Allowing competition among cable, internet and phone providers. BrightHouse has a monopoly in my neighborhood.
01/07/2011  Protecting pensions and insurance benefits promised to retired State employees & others covered under the state retirement system
01/06/2011  Florida
01/06/2011  Please don't advocate for any more national health care reform unless it's for the repeal of those elements that don't provide reasonable results at a reasonable cost.
01/06/2011  Exempt florida residents from the 12-28-10 decree by the FDA. for pharmacies to stop prepairing IV grade vitamin C. Insane thinking went into this,no cause or reason provided. The people it helps are exspected to die. thank you.
01/06/2011  Stop subsidizing non citizens. Medicare and Medicaid fraud penalties have to be severe enough to deter criminals. Make reporting fraud more profitable than turning a blind eye.
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01/07/2011  Maintain the Affordable Health Care Act and have Florida DROP its lawsuit against it. Safeguard Social Security and Medicare from the attacks by local and national Republicans.
01/06/2011  Infrastructure,road repair, tourism,
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01/06/2011  Medicaid for all!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  MEDICARE FRAUD
01/06/2011  LOWER INSURANCE PREMIUMS
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01/06/2011  The outragious expenses for medical care have not been resolved with the new policy.
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01/06/2011  Jobs for Seniors
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01/06/2011  KEEP MEDICARE AND SOCIAL SECURITY AFFORDIBUL
01/06/2011  City fees added on without regard to SS recipients.
01/06/2011  1. ethical and appropriate health care for the individual patient, rather than the "standardized patient profile" for any given doctor. 2. transportation for people with disabilities --no services with high property tax
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01/06/2011  Quality healthcare is the single most important issue in the US
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01/06/2011  WATER MANAGEMENT (BUILD MORE RESERVOIRS), BETTER CONTROL OF INSURANCE RATESS FOR HURRIICANES
01/06/2011  make3 sure that social security and medicare are secure for seniors. control inflated food prices gas prices
01/07/2011  Many Floridians elected a man as governor who has little respect for anything, much less the middle-class and elderly in this state. Please just keep hammering. I am by writing letters. What else is there? Thank you.
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01/06/2011  Medical costs in general Health Insurance Costs
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01/08/2011  We need to assure people of long term social security and medicare benefits out into the future. Their should be no doubt of coverage.
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01/06/2011  Repeal OBAMA CARE
01/06/2011  The constitution of the US should not be subject to liberal interpretation. Any attempt to do so should be vigorously fought!
01/06/2011  In regards to 6 above cell phone usage while driving should be prohibited as well. Hands free ok. In regards to 3 above by safe that includes nuclear energy.
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01/06/2011  Be alert to what will be happening with deregulalting What will the consequences be for consumers and what can AARP do about it? Also be prepared for TABOR!
01/06/2011  -acess to adequate healthcare for all Floridians -look at how replacement costs for houses at Citizens Insurance ( We have to insureour house for 2x what it is worth).
01/06/2011  Tighten land use/development rules to promote denser, more sustainable development within existing urban areas, reduce development over needed rechartge and agricultural lands.
01/06/2011  FL specific sinkhole legislation making it illegal to accept payout from house insurance polilcies & then NEVER repairing the home. Payout should be directly to contractors, only after completion.
01/06/2011  Strong support to education Strong support to environmental issues
01/06/2011  Strongly enfoce Medicare fraud. Advocate that the missguided "Obama Care" be able to be adjusted by each state. Contrary to AARP belief, it is erroding medicare!
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01/06/2011  Tax breaks for senior home owners especially widows. Home protectiom for seniors who can't afford it. More affordable transportation services.
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  require elected officials to answer why they do not accept the same medical benefits the electorate have then name the ones who answer .
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01/06/2011  Advocate FOR Health Care Reform and against Florida's misguided efforts to repeal it.
01/06/2011  REDUCING MEDICARE FRAUD.
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01/06/2011  1. Lower property insurance rates. 2. Lower property taxes. 3. Create a department to reduce Medicare/Medicaid fraud. 4. Prohibit using a cell phone while driving.
01/06/2011  lower property taxes phase out public scools
01/06/2011  Part-time jobs for retired workers who need training to get needed new skills for a new field-it is difficult for older people who have retired from one field to convince a new possible employer that they can be trained to do something new.
01/06/2011  Health care for all.
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01/06/2011  Scott should get rid of the fat in State Government. I worked in county government and I saw a lot of waste.
01/06/2011  Do not let Florida mess with the new Federal Health Care law. Do not let Florida mess with Medicare. I am happy with Medicare as it is now, and am happy with President Obama's Health Care law.
01/06/2011  i will not be renewing my membership due to your position on the Obama health care mess - I am very dissapointed with your position on it!
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01/06/2011  heathcare, fair redistering of legistrative,disterrics
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01/06/2011  Social Security is extremely important to me. I do not want the government tampering with it.
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01/06/2011  Repeal Obama Care immediately -- it is going to kill us old folks.
01/06/2011  Do not allow our new governor to eliminate any regulations that will keep businesses honest..
01/06/2011  lower school taxes
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01/06/2011  AARP should strongly fight against repeal of the health care bill that was passed last year. I am disappointed ad surprised the issue is not on your questionaire.
01/06/2011  all other states in the usa.
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01/06/2011  Health care for people that can't afford it,
01/06/2011  fund schools at a level that gets the job done and do away with the FCAT and get back to teaching subjects that will make good rounded students
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01/06/2011  Should work to clean up fraud in Medicare so Medicare does not suffer cut backs.This can be handled by cleaing up FRAUD.
01/09/2011  ending florida law suit challanging the new health care law.
01/06/2011  We must get the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and Government Pension Offset (GPO). HR 235 and its companion bill, S 484 which call for the repeal passed ASAP!!!!.
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01/06/2011  total transparency re all government decisions that directly or indirectly affect the people, especially campaign contributions of big businesses through PAC
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01/06/2011  Stop using "beautiful people" riding bicycles on your magazine covers...
01/16/2011  Education should be a top priority. We do not need speed traps. The only benificiaries are judges, lawyers, and district attorneys.Police officers could be better used to educate kids about internet safety...a recent subject in one of your AARP magazines.
01/06/2011  Many older people have hearing problems so $$ help in purchasing hearing aids, as well as tax deductions and more TV shows with closed captioning
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01/06/2011  Medicare fraud, single payer healthcare, any legislation that cuts social services (we have so few), cuts Soc.Sec. benefits, raises retirement age, cuts educational funding, cuts unemployment benefits, raises banking fees. I could go on and on.....
01/06/2011  Protection of Social Security and Medicare benefits. Also, they should support eliminating age discrimination in the workplace.
01/27/2011  Encourage State Insurance Commission to make Long Term Care insurers fully justify increases in premiums
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01/06/2011  More jobs and fixing the housing market.
01/06/2011  Return COLA and not increase the age limit for medicare.
01/06/2011  Florida Attorney General should keep her filthy hands off of the National Health Care laws. AARP should condem any thing Florida's Republican controlled Legislature tries to do to hurt our Health Care Reform.
01/06/2011  You should come out against The Health Care act that you previously supported. This will ruin our country. Admit that you only did this for your own benefit.
01/06/2011  Excessive costs associated with home owner's insurance and flood insurance. Rates are absolutely ridiculous and are more expensive that mortgage payments.
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01/06/2011  Support Green Technologies.
01/07/2011  environmental issues, be proponent of "green" innovations, time leave fossil fuels in the ground, where they came from. take care of our planet, respect all flora and fauna.
01/13/2011  Protecting medicare
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01/06/2011  Universal health care as in Vermont
01/06/2011  Leaders should be bipartisan.....tired of the infighting
01/06/2011  Continuation of ObamaCare. Continuation of processes to be in place by 2014.
01/06/2011  Health care costs, RX COSTS .FLORIDA SHOULD LEED THE WAY in our country WORKING WITH AARP AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS TO MAKE Florida Health affordable.
01/06/2011  Social Security and Medicare are the top but at a state level #1 is jobs for senior citizens
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01/06/2011  There are many men and women in florida prisons that are no longer a threat to society. We need to pardon them and send them home. Rev. Harmon David Biehl Day Chaplain LCI FLORIDA
01/06/2011  Find more jobs for seniore 55 and over nobody will hire us
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01/06/2011  1.Stand up for the 10th Amendment 2. Property tax should be done away with. Taxes collected some other way. 3.Less goverment 4.Less spending
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01/08/2011  Repeal Obama Care
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01/06/2011  Anything that can be done to repeal many of the provisions of. Obama Care and the misjustices to our elderly populations health care benefits. I cancelled my membership because of AARP's suppoort of Obama.
01/06/2011  Health Care attacks
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01/06/2011  Clean up the vice in Florida "Pill-Mills", which fosters crime in Florida and many other states, as well as contributes to the unnecessary death of at least 210 Floridians each month
01/06/2011  Avaiability for reasonably priced homeowners insurance. Encouraging the State Legislative body to do, as most families must do to, reduce their spending in order to live within a budget that does not create debt.
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Protect the environment by limiting growth in wetlands
01/06/2011  More Green belting
01/06/2011  Pension offset for retired Civil Service employees. Military can have more than one Fed retirement and civilians working alongside should,too.Pensions should be raised when withdrawn retirement is repaid after retirement.
01/07/2011  affordable health care 55 to 65 financial assistance for in home care
01/07/2011  health care and and housing
01/06/2011  Pass a law to make cell phone talking whole driving handsfree only.
01/09/2011  AARP nneds to start being honest in their dealings - they helped ruin this country with promoting the healthcare bill and should come out and tell the public they made a mistake - SOON - other wise many will have and won't have any respect for the organiz
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01/06/2011  Property Taxes and Home Insurance
01/06/2011  standardize voting technology, from voter registration to actual voting and vote counting
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  JOBS - I may be eligible for AARP but with the loss of most of my pension funds for the future in the markets of the last decade, JOBS area a critical factor so that I can retire securely in 8-10 years
01/06/2011  Support online education for students (reducing cost of education, reducing taxes); Support online continuing education classes for seniors.
01/06/2011  Consumers shouldn't have to pay for tax cuts given to corporations/businesses to encourage job growth; Florida should not offer $6,000 vouchers for every school child; affordaable dental plans for seniors; KEEP OBAMACARE.
01/06/2011  Elect honest governor
01/08/2011  Start representing Americans
01/06/2011  Affordable Health care
01/09/2011  Heatlth care reforms should stand. Social security has had no increases for 2 years while cost of living is going up.
01/12/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Repeal Obama care.
01/06/2011  AARP should focus on issues that are important to seniors, but it should not turn into another special interest group with lobbyists etc.. AARP should be interested in all citizens but focusing on seniors.
01/06/2011  reducing home owner insurance rates and reducing health insurance rates.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Lottery spendings
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01/07/2011  Affordable health and jobs for seniors
01/06/2011  We need to also advocate to watch new governor and his intent to privatize almost everything--there are some areas which might benefit but not all. Also he needs to understand government in sunshine
01/07/2011  The state government does a poor job of checking financial scams that are reported. They seem to pass everything around to different departments; and if they check the end results, it is not apparent.
01/06/2011  The priority should be on Social Security and Medicare. these programs have been paid for both current retirees and those entering retirement in the next 20 years. The government has stolen funds from Social Security and people draw on it that never paid
01/06/2011  Fiancial help for mandate to Monroe Co, Fl Keys,everyone be tied into a Sewer Line which will cost millions and probably over $20,000/home owner. Wife and I in our 70ies/retired can not come close to that cost. Please appeal to Sate/Fed for assistance.
01/06/2011  Getting jobs back to the state to stimulate the economy and I dont mean a bunch of highway construction projects. I mean lets do something make it worth while for corporatons to relocate here.
01/13/2011  None,please. AARP supporting the Federal Health plan cost me over $1000.oo increase in 2011, as a retiree. while it help AARP sell insurance plans.
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01/06/2011  overturn obamacare
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01/06/2011  Save Social Security and educate the electorate and the elected officals from Florida.
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01/07/2011  don't know
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01/06/2011  This survey is an obvious sham. Your questiones should be: Should AARP have fought to keep Social Security COL increases? Should AARP fought the health care bill? My answers to those questions is: YES!!!!
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01/06/2011  Check out what Senator Fasano is doing with adding protection for our pets to the domestic violence statute. Federally we need to appropiate the Elder Justice Act. Call Deb Pierce for more details! 727-570-969
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01/06/2011  Provide some type of medical and prescription assistance to Baby Boomers who do not have and can't afford health insurance due to loss of income.
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01/06/2011  with the housing situation in florida many of us had our credit rating ruined while modifying our mortgages. This has many effects - auto insurance should not be able to use our credit files at all. AARP auto ins is way too high.
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01/06/2011  education repeal national health care illegal immegrants removed
01/06/2011  Protect Florida's future environment by severly restricting off-shore oil drilling and by the State of Florida reducing air pollution (and GHG) and ill-health effects from coal-fired electric utility plants within the state.
01/18/2011  You cannot enforce laws about texting and driving. People will do what they want regardless; cops already have enough to deal with.
01/06/2011  Health care that makes sense.
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01/07/2011  To Strongley advocate that the house and Senate follow the constitutions guide lines.
01/06/2011  Help keep homeowners insurance affordable.
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01/15/2011  Opposing HMOs taking over Medicaid
01/08/2011  Marriage equality for same-sex couples.
01/06/2011  Extend eligibility requirements to mor people for food stamps, ie;seniors
01/06/2011  Clarity in Supplemental health care plans Enhanced funding for tracking and closing medicare fraud facilities. The savings would pay for the task force. Permit the seizure of property and materials at such clinics for resale to fund the program.
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01/07/2011  Please appeal to our govt. to renew the funding for medicare advantage programs.
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01/06/2011  stop spending more than what is taken in. stop all waste and fraud before talking about increase in taxes. get more tech (trade)schools for kids who don't like regular schools. stop overloading schools with high cost admin staff.
01/07/2011  protecting Medicaid from being slashed, promoting state grants to not for profit organizations like the Center for Independent Living.
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01/06/2011  Helping seniors to keep and care for pets.
01/06/2011  Advocate retrofitting schools, roads, bridges, buildings, sewers systems, etc. put America back to work building the infrastructure with energy efficiency and putting America back to work! The private sector CANT do it, govt has to do it!
01/06/2011  Homeowners iinsurance. It cost to much for it.
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01/06/2011  lower property taxes
01/07/2011  STOP REPEAL of Health Care Reform! Continue to agressively promote the Affordable Care Act
01/06/2011  No oil drilling off the coast of Florida
01/06/2011  Less spending more saving, cut down on oversized government trying to control everything with new members, offices, departments, etc,
01/06/2011  In my opinion AARP has sold out to the Obama agenda. I will not rejoin AARP nor will I endorse any of its programs. Sincerely
01/06/2011  Medicare and Medicaid reform; legal tort reform; prescription drug formulary
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Protect S.S.
01/07/2011  Advocate the repeal of Obamacare and restore all to Medicare.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Heath care for all.....if we are an equal and fair country we ALL.....NEED....HEATHCARE....not just for the RICH OR PRIVILAGED.....
02/08/2011  Issues involving health insurance for those who have lost their jobs, have pre-existing conditions, and their COBRA has expired, but are not eligible for Medicare.
01/06/2011  SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS
01/06/2011  The promise of $250 per seniuor should be kept and an annual raise in SS shoiuld be figured on better figures not some polititions ideas. Gas, food, taxes, insurance costs etc. i sign anbd return petitions but lack income to donate.
01/10/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/10/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Repeal Obama care Give the State more power to get rid of illegal immigrants
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  401K withdrawal after age seventy and a half years old should be suspended until inflation in the stock market is reversed. Presently seniors are loosing on their hard earned dollars.
01/06/2011  Stronger laws protecting homeowners who live in communities having homeowner associations. eg. my community is being built. Homeowners have no say in keeping gates closed/repaired, maintenance of grounds, builders contracts affecting our dues, etc.
01/06/2011  Gas Prices, Rent, Food, Insurance
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Cell phone use while driving should be prohibited
01/11/2011  Cutting healthcare waste and misuse.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  stop Gov. Scott from dropping people who need Medicaid! Two who needed transplants have already died! Stop him from amalgamating so many agencies into bundles, nothing will get done! Our state will suffer!
01/06/2011  a state prescription plan for certain income levels to supplement Part D
01/12/2011  Protect personal freedoms and the constitution at the State and Federal level.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Homeowners, windstorm and flood insurance rates. No hurricanes in the past five years and the insurance industry is indicating that they will need to raise rates again. Give me a break!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  ANY IMPROVEMENT IN PROTECTIONS ON ALL LEVELS FOR SENIOR HEALTH CARE
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Healthcare for all
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Abolishing this insane new health care bill. It will cost seniors too much money, as well as their lives.
01/06/2011  more funding for ADAP (Aids Drugs Assistance Program). This program is woefully underfunded. Florida has the largest number of people on the 'wait list' of any state - many, if not most, are over 50 and on Medicare.
02/15/2011  Making Home Owners Insurance Affordable
01/06/2011  Health Care, Social Security,Retirement Benefits, Afforadble Assistance Living Facilities
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  How about regulating the people who call you and pretend they are working for the Sate of Florida and want to do an energy audit when they are private companies targeting the elderly. I have run out of ways to say "No, thank you!' politely.
01/06/2011  Senate 0002: Relating to Health Care Services S2 JOINT RESOLUTION Proposes an amendment to the State Constitution to prohibit laws or rules from compelling any person, employer, or health care provider to participate in any health care system.
01/06/2011  Health Insurance Subsidy should be protected. Many I know absolutely depend on it because they were in lower tier jobs in the school system
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Limit gov't spending, move to remove/fix Obama care
01/08/2011  No Voucher programs! Fully fund public schools, stop blaming teachers. Start blaming politicians for not funding schools. Do not litigate against a Obamacare, republicans want to take away Medicare, wake the AARP membership up to this fact.
01/06/2011  safe, reliable transportation -free legal assistance - free health screening
01/06/2011  I am still upset with AARP for pushing Obamacare..I am considering not renewing my membership
01/06/2011  health care law - stop from being ammended.
01/06/2011  Require PIP injury clinics to be wholly owned by an MD,DO, or DC only. Require the MD, DO, or DC owner to be present in the building whenever any patient is evaulated or treated. THE PIP MEDICAL MILLS ARE KILLING FLORIDA'S INSURANCE RATES!
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Allow teacher to receive retirement and social security--if they are or have paid into both--or deceased spouse's .
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Puting a cap on utility raises. Our electric bills are discouraging seniors from staying in Fl.
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Insurance for 62 years old who retire early
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Promote high speed rail.
01/06/2011  Do not touch social security or medicare. Take money from the WAR chest!!
01/06/2011  Help persons retired from the State of Florida (government) with health insurance costs. Most retirees' retirement check is used to cover health insurance, especially under the age of 65, prior to Medicare.
01/17/2011  Elected Officials follow through on their promises. COLA increase for 2012 Promote & Reward Manufacturing and Job Creation in Florida National Catastropic Insurance Plan Medicare, Medicaid & Health Care Fraud
01/13/2011  Jobs for seniors. Harder push should exist. AND: AARP training programs/ASCEP should pay more than minimum. Even kids in high school get more. Not all the programs offer new skills. And unemployment compensation should be paid into for this program.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  STOP OBAMACARE TOTALLY
01/06/2011  Support Gay Marriages Support Equal Rights for same sex couples with regards to insurance coverage same as others
01/06/2011  universal healthcare
01/06/2011  Fight against Medicare pay cuts to healthcare providers as this will deprive seniors of many providers who will just not take Medicare. Fight for elimination of the donut hole in Part D Medicare drug plans. Etc.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  AARP may fit into #7 above
01/06/2011  Bring down health care costs
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/11/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Several companies are refusing to sell homeowners insl in Florda and those companies should be barred from selling auto or any other type of ins in the state. Many seniors, with no mortgages, go unprotected due to cost.
01/06/2011  We need to reduce medicare and medicade payments to match the income. Forcing our children to pay for us is criminal and it needs to stop now.
01/06/2011  Enhance public transportation, i.e. more buses more often, and limited bus availability on holidays.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH S.SEC. FOR RETIRES $897. IS ALL I GET. AS FOR. MEDICARE ,LEAVE IT ALONE. THESE MILLIONAIRES SHOULD TRY TO LIVE ON PEOPLES LOW INCOME. WE ARE NOT HAPPY CAMPERS WITH WHAT THEY OFFER. THANK YOU FLORENCE G.
01/07/2011  State ID Cards for Veterans. This would apply to ALL Veterans, not just military retired and wounded / disabled Veterans. Veterans that are not military retired or wounded are left out of many benefits because of this.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Reduce homestead exemption back to $25,000. Keep the corporate income tax!
01/06/2011  government waste and too expensive health care
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Pls help seniors find part time &/or full time jobs. Pls increase the income amt for aarp help for part time jobs. It is too low. Social Security isn"t enough since we haven't even gotten cost of living raises.
01/09/2011  Reversing AARP approval of ObamaCare. I will never be a member of AARP again due to AARP's advocacy for ObamaCare. You'll regret that legislative agenda as it's a violation of every elder agenda you were supposed to stand for.
01/06/2011  You should see if the 10-20-Life for armed robbery has actually decreased this crime as from the satistics I see it hasn't and the tax payers are paying for incarceration, legal costs and Medicaid to an inmate's family.
01/07/2011  Protecting medicare and social security with cost of living increases.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Fight the mandated healthcare, aka Obamacare, that you pushed on your members.
01/06/2011  Health Care Social Services such as food stamps, food programs, utility and housing assistance
02/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  whatever you lobby for consider where the money will come from. just because we are older does not mean the world owes us a living!!!!!!!!!
01/07/2011  Decriminalize marijuana
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  affordable florida healthcare programs should be the first priority. supplying free basic services to any florida resident. obviously there must be defined basic care; but having this program with spark our economy and the housing market.
01/06/2011  CUT SPENDING...CUT MEDICAID....ADVOCATE STRONG RESTRICTIONS ON ALL SOCIAL WELFARE PROGRAMS
01/07/2011  SSI benefits, not bo cut for the once who don't have any other mean of income! Not every person could or can invest in the stock market!! of have Savings Bonds
01/06/2011  NO HAND HELD CELL PHONES WHILE DRIVING---BLUE TOOTH OK
01/07/2011  monitor and protect our health care. Maintain high quality at reasonable prices. Crackdown hard on health fraud. increase penalties for those convicted of health care fraud. Fund enforcement with recovered fraud mon
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Monitor Gov. Scott's statements and actions as pertains to services for the elderly, education, environment, and balancing the budget on the backs of the poor. Call him on his efforts to shovel more money to those who are already rich.
01/07/2011  lower property taxes for seniors
01/06/2011  protect social security and medicare, fight for Cola for Social Security recipients, back payment of disability for Vietnam Veterans who have suffered from Ichemic Heart conditions caused by Agent Orange, (an issue on the table at Vet Administration).
01/06/2011  Support President Obama's Healthcare program at our state level. Lobby against repeal of it, against our state saying it is unconstitutional.
01/06/2011  Repeal Obama's & Pelosi's health care law.
01/06/2011  Affordable Health Insurance for all. I do not consider $800 afordable when I make $20000 per anum.
01/06/2011  All state and county government officials should freeze their salaries and expenses for 3 years
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  - State tax relief for senior citizens - Affordable insurance for senior citizens (long-term, life, hospital, dental, eye) - Affordable cell phone service for senior citizens - Affordable utilities (gas, electric, telephone,TV) for senior citizens -
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/24/2011  Insurance rates for safe drivers over 50. Insurance coverage for pre-existing conditions with no rejection allowed, and reasonable rates --after all, pre-existing can mean alot of different diagnoses.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Preserving the community safety net for those that need help.
01/06/2011  AARP has proved over and over that it is not capable of doing much of anything; so please stay out of our lives with all your super liberal policies. You're losing a lot of "customers" because of your ineptness.
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Increase funding and enrollment of medical students in Florida as there will be a shortage of M.D.'s in the future
01/10/2011  Employment laws discrimenation harassment iin the work place.
01/11/2011  We are a state surrounded by and on top of water, yet we have to pay dearly for usage of water to wash, bathe and for lawns. However, all these bottling companies pay not a cent to the state to bottle this same water. Is that fair?
01/06/2011  Lobby against virtually any program or policy put forth by our new governor and most put forward by the legislature as well. Their only interest is special interests; not seniors or any middle class issues.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  AARP should fight against age discrimination in Florida. Laws should be made so that the applicant's age is not revealed in any manner on job applications.
01/06/2011  Water over use caused by home owner assiocations by laws and agriculture over use .
01/06/2011  High quality education for children, particularly math and science. Medical care for all citizens.
01/06/2011  English as the ONLY official language.. Prohibit government entities from using any other language including schools. Multiple languages hinder communicstions and weaken our nation.
01/11/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  No legislative earmarks. Help the voters to identify partisan practices and argments
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  1. Making sure they leave the Retired Educators FUNDS alone! 2. Trying to keep gas prices DOWN! 3. Do something to STOP all the benefits for "illegal immigrates", esp. if they are 62 or older!!!!!!!!! This is a real crime!
01/07/2011  Health Insurance coverage for Retired people should equal those of non retired people. Use Social Security for Retired people who paid into it and not allocate it for other projects that need extra money for other things. This includes illegal immagrents.
01/06/2011  Age discrimination in hiring practices. 2nd language (usually Spanish) requirement in hiring practices. There are thousands of people who have been waiting months to receive their unemployment payments and have no idea when they will be receiving them.
01/06/2011  stronger accountability for elected officials by having the people decide through ballots if they want/not want new laws or changed laws pertaining to the the lives of the people.
01/06/2011  Work to repeal Obamacare as hard as you worked to get it passed. You did not serv seniors when you advocated the healthcare bill of 2010
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01/07/2011  stop taxing our social security
01/06/2011  Repeal competitive bidding in Florida (a Medicare issue)
01/06/2011  high speed rail
01/06/2011  HAVING THE BEST HEALTH CARE AT AN AFFORABLE PRICE EVEN FOR THE POOREST OF PEOPLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
01/06/2011  We should strongly try to remove the corruption in our government, starting form the top.
01/06/2011  I think home delivery of groceries to homebound persons should be considered. Some people have the money but no way to get groceries.
01/08/2011  Repeal the Obama Health Care
01/06/2011  Get rid of Obamacare and all your liberal views.
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01/06/2011  Continue work on health care for seniors
01/06/2011  Advocate for consumer-friendly appointments to the Public Service Commission, not as Republicans have done in past appointments.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  As a baby boomer and part of the sandwich generation, overnight respite opportunities for those who are in a caregiving role for aging parents and those that care for adult disabled children. Burnout is not just caregiving for the elderly.
01/06/2011  Eliminate persons receiving Social Security/SSI funds if they aren't an American and never paid into it.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Prohibit cell phone use while driving a vehicle.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Because the economy is affecting millions of individuals that have lost their jobs or their homes and their credit scores have taken a drastic hit because of this, auto insurance companies should be barred from raising rates based on credit scores.
01/12/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Drivers License renewal REQUIREMENTS based on PERFORMANCE, not AGE, for ALL applicants.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  CONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT SHOULD LEAVE SOCIAL SECURITY ALONE, OTHER THAN TO REVIEW IT AND INCREASE IT FREQUENTLY. WE ARE IN HYPERINFLATION.
01/09/2011  social Security money put back into it own account & removed from general funds & garunteed to those who pay into it.
01/06/2011  More recycling education and programs, no unfunded mandates on local gov'ts
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  I feel older citizens need to still be advocates for strong public education. Fight the plans to divert money into private hands.
01/06/2011  REPEAL HEALTHCARE PUT IN PLACE BY DEMOCRATIC LEAD CONGRESS AND SENATE AND PRES. OBAMA
01/06/2011  Lawful immigrants should be responsible for health care of family unlawful immigrants not the tax payers. All people receiving tax payer monies should be drug tested to be elligible for food stamps and medicaid.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/09/2011  House insurance should be provided by insurance companies not the state.
01/07/2011  Very disappointed in AARP, you take advantage of all the seniors. Been a member since 55, now 71 and as soon as my membership is up, I will not renew. Have my Homeowners Insurance with AARP and have been increased by $700. This is not fair.
01/06/2011  Get rid of the costly Obamacare fiasco and reform it. It will cost way too much!
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/11/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  I was not happy with AARP's decision to back the OBAMA health care plan. It is one of the problems I have with AARP.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Stand firm AGAINST our new governor's plans to limit or usurp the implementation of the Affordable Health Care law.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Allow erectile dysfunction medications and treatments when this condition is a result of cancer. AARP should primarily concern itself with issues that only affect seniors.
01/06/2011  Urge the State to press forward as hard as possible to repeal and prevent Obamacare from being implemented and start over to implement the very few good elements in a more financially responsible, less intrusive system. Don't misinform us as you have.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  AARP should endorse and support the Florida Attorney General in suit to have the Obama Healthcare act declared unconstitutional.
01/06/2011  Growth management.
01/07/2011  Save Florida Retirement System from rule changes
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01/06/2011  Advocate the repeal and replacement of Obamacare! Your support is the reason I relinquished my membership in AARP. If you want me back, you need to help repeal this dreadful abomination of a healthcare bill and replace it with something sensible.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  reduce state tax on gas; certain foods in grocery stores: Hold state sales tax on all idems to present or lower level: Demonstrate to counties how they can reduce their budgets, reduce waiste, political pet projects, etc..
01/06/2011  Keep our drug costs like they are now.
01/06/2011  medicaid for seniors unable to afford plan B medicare
01/06/2011  Jobs, social security and retirement for babyy boomers, illegal aliens no amnesty, spending cuts and no laws passsed without funding inplace, healthcare equity for thos who pay and those who don't.
01/06/2011  Eliminate Obama Care and fire any one that supports it. There idea of of cost savings is to cut medicare by 50%, thats how they achive a net apx 150 bil decease in the budget
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/13/2011  Advocate for affordable home owners insurance.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  PUTTING PEOPLE BACK TO WORK TO BETTER OUR ECONOMY FOR EVERY ONE.
01/06/2011  no opinion
01/06/2011  Coax Obama to boost the housing market for Florida, well really for all the country. People up North who want to retire here cannot sell their house so we keep waiting for someone to realise this. Every one will benefit. Regards, Denis
01/06/2011  Not only should texting be prohibited by law but the use of cell phones while the vehicle is in motion should likewise be prohibited. This should apply not only to teens but to all age groups across the board.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Giving O'bama's health care a chance and supporting his health care plan
01/06/2011  Control Medical and pharmeceutical costs, which is the real problem with healthcare and OBAMACARE did absolutely NOTHING ABOUT! Obamacare only opened the door to additional fraud - Simply look at the medicare fraud! Then multiply that by obamacare!
01/06/2011  Restore COLA adjustments for Social Security. Repeal Obamacare. Provide Low cost prescription drugs program.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/25/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  HELP OVER TURN THE HEALTH CARE BILL
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Eliminate abortions in the new Health Law! While you continue to support abortions I will not support you.
01/06/2011  Get out of the way of the attempt to repeal Obamacare. I am confident a Republican controlled house and senate can come up with reforms that will not bankrupt the country and be appropriate to the real problems.
01/06/2011  make sure public schools are adequately financed--control outsiude influences
01/13/2011  I don't think too much of AARP since you received, what was it?, $30,000,000 from the government and was all for Obamacare--which is not great for us seniors nor for the country as a whole, but, hey, that thirty million can buy anyones vote.
01/06/2011  AARP should advocate for lower taxes, less government interference with business, and support all efforts to recognize that individual responsibility is much more important than government intervention.
01/06/2011  Please DO NOT continue to support the Obama Health Care System. There is too much favoritism being shown and there are too many unanswered questions that have not been considered.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  A more Conserative approach to our states problams, instead of give me, give me, poor me approach
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
02/10/2011  Health insurance premiums increasing cost. More assistance for home owners to refinance their mortgage at lower rates.
01/07/2011  Universal or single-payer healtcare. Stop this narcicistic governor from undoing envirnmental controls and sustainable growth practices.
01/06/2011  Environmental issues in FL
01/06/2011  Making sure Rick Scott does not defraud the Florida residents, Florida businesses or banks or any other Florida entities in any way shape or form!
01/06/2011  Control property taxes.
01/06/2011  Health Care Watch for any suggested changes.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Prevent the loss of tenure for all Florida teachers.
01/07/2011  prohibit repeal of Obama's healthcare and endorse it
01/06/2011  Healthcare for those not yet eligible for Medicare. More access, less cost. It would be good if we could buy into Medicare by paying premiums at age 50 or 55 (but at least 60 yr old). Low cost as cost is spread over a large number of eligible people.
01/13/2011  -Affordfable Homeowners Insurance -Affordable Long-Term Care Insurance
01/06/2011  advocate for a s.s. cola increase. since you really know the cost of living did actually go up. and not be listening to the president and team's gibberish about it being "flat". my medical insurance increased $25.oo a month, and gas, etc., etc.
01/06/2011  I am residing in Maryland but still a resident of Florida
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01/06/2011  Reduction of homeowners insurance cost.
01/07/2011  repeal the obama health care law, people assocated in anyway with the companies they regulate should be banned from government position, Insurance companies must offer all products to everybody ithe . Citizen insurance shouldbe sold like car license
01/06/2011  Harshes penalities for crimes against the eldery. Tax breaks for elderly.
01/06/2011  compassionate medical marijuana, medicenal use only
01/06/2011  No cell phones while driving
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  I am a 58 year old professional highly educated black american woman who is unemployed and can't find a job. I need help. I was also recently divorced and lost my house. Help people like me!
01/10/2011  Help with the price of gasoline. reduce the taxes on energy
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Prohibit anything but handsfree cell phone usage in automobiles. What ever happened to having two hands on the steering wheel while driving?
01/06/2011  AARP should represent all points of view and not solely that which reflects their opinions. AARP should not advocate for legislation that will benefit AARP financially, specifically in regards to healthcare.
01/06/2011  Continue providing affordable health-care to aging & disabled populations and affordable prescription medications for aging & disabled populations.
01/06/2011  REPEAL THE OBAMA heath plan
01/14/2011  AARP showed 72% support in 04 and a 2010 study showed more senior citizens were using this medicine. It's time to re-legalize the cheaper, safer, more effective medication: marijuana. And let doctors make medical decisions. FL Supreme Court supports it.
01/12/2011  Inforce state highway laws. Hire more Troopers teach them how to collect money by issuing citations to highway abusers. Help make the roads safer for everone.
01/07/2011  Age discrimination in the workplace
01/06/2011  Insurance Regulations--in my dealings with ins cos, I've found that their general rule seems to be to offer fewer benefits for higher premiums. Advocate for greater regulation mirroring or surpassing fed regs.
01/06/2011  1. Fraud in Medicare should be persued. 2. Social Securith solvancy. Will it be there for our children? 3. Save the recently passed health care.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  more "paying" jobs for experienced baby boomers and seniors - part-time or full-time to supplment social security due to higher cost of living
01/06/2011  protecting social security
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  May help members in Florida over 50 to find part time jobs
01/06/2011  I Have Aids. This is why I will not Join AARP No help with Donut hole on Medications. No Ad on Plan to help with Part B Medicare. No Life Insurance, Even as little as 5000.$ to be Creamated. I'd rather leave debt to the world to thieve that run the US
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01/06/2011  Repeal of OBAMACARE!!!!!!
01/06/2011  AARP has never been in favor of helping seniors. If you were you would not have supported Obamacare. I am suspect of anything that AARP wants to do FOR us.
01/06/2011  Helping legal Haitian immigrants remain in Florida, and making immigration for Haitians the same equal stance and path as Cubans receive.
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01/06/2011  AARP should advocate for protection against MAJOR health expenses...NOT for $25 flu shots and $100 medical preventative tests. THOSE LOW COST expenses should be bourn by the individual...not the insurance co or the gov't!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Health care - affordable, and options and Social Security - keep it safe and quite borrowing from it, and quit extending the age.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Cost of your supplemental insurance went up this year for seniors. Why?
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01/09/2011  1. Lower property taxes. 2. More efficient and lower cost local and state government. 3. Government employees are paid too much. Make their salaries and benefits costs lower.
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01/07/2011  The Fl. AARP should be forever doing what it can to help all of us on SSA to increase the COLA and keep vigilant contact with all state and federal senator's and representatives. It is a huge part of your job!!
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01/12/2011  Tax laws should be changed so that people who are have lost jobs do not have to pay income tax penalties, etc. on funds withdrawn from IRAs or 401Ks. Not being able to find a job should definitely be a hardship reason.
01/06/2011  Stop the state of Florida from wasting are taxpayers money on projects that don't help the people.
01/06/2011  need raise ssi changing the way they determain the cost of the .
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  fairness law for condo etc associations to get all back fees etc from forclosures and repos
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Mandatory motorcycle helmet. Incentives for alternate energy.
01/06/2011  make Florida do what it's supposed to do under the new health care law (eg-high risk pools, etc.)
01/06/2011  you covered my issues
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01/06/2011  Additional resources to fight crime. This is the most dangerous state I have ever lived in. House break ins, car jackings, Shootings, etc
01/06/2011  Advocate for the implementation of Affordable Health Act, preservation of Social Security as a safety net/insurance (no changes in age; support means testing) and advocate for Medicare for ALL...thus, making it incredibly cost effective.
01/06/2011  Provide vehicle for reporting and tracking of medical facilities and performance.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Limit increases in health care premiums and other insurances ( e.g. homeowner's, auto, etc.).
01/06/2011  How about uninsured drivers; unlicensed drivers; and how about bringing back inspections? Too many irresponsible people are on the road and should not be. Not just uninsured but their vehicles are a hazard as well.
01/06/2011  Rent control in 55+ mobile home parks. Lot rent keeps going up, even though I don't get my COLA. If 55+ communities would be restricted to raising the rent only in the years we get the COLA, that would help seniors a lot.
01/07/2011  Abandon the organization's far-left Liberal agendas.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Driving crefresher lasses for the elderly
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  lower home and health insurance rates for seniors
02/11/2011  Advocate for more benefits for elderly people like: better SS benefits, dental benefits (are more expensive than medical)
01/06/2011  Social Security Cost of Living Increase, Medicare Part D Prescription Plan - not enough prescriptions necessary allowed on all plans affordable for elderly Taxes for elderly
01/06/2011  enough said
01/06/2011  this isn't a state issue but....after shopping today I don't know how a raise in SS could not be granted. I am not eligible yet but it is sad to see some folks struggling so much after having worked for a long time.
01/06/2011  stop the FL AG from spending my money, without my agreement, in trying to repeal a health care bill I want to see strengthened, not weakened.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Fully state funded education and not setting forth any new initiatives without funding them.
01/06/2011  Tax credit for jobs,not across the board. Legislate products sold here but made somewhere else. Priority should be given for products really made in the USA, not just by US Companies. If you want to change the Health Care Bill then regulate all aspects.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  You outraged us with your unilateral decisions previous years...I will not renew my membership when it expires. You are too political, and too polarizing. Personal accountability extends to health care, and life style choices.
01/06/2011  Elderly exploitation. My mother met her untimely death at the hands of exploiters (see www.elderlyexploitation.com). I am working on a book about her experience and downfall and what I was able to do to save her from complete financial ruin.
01/07/2011  Cost reduction for state and local government operations (better fiscal control). Accountability of government official's use of tax payer's money.
01/06/2011  repeal Obamacare. cut government spending in washington. increase retirement age for social secuity get unions out of education and the government no benefits for illegal immigrants
01/06/2011  Obama Health Care Plan Bring prices of car insurance down
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Would you be so kind and do a little fover for a disabley vet I cant aford to drink coffee , but the dougnut hole is keeeping my broke and they , the Government should do this for seniors before they force in numbers !!!
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Protect against changes to the Florida Retirement System (FRS) which would negatively affect benefits for its members.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  I think a top priority should be helping to protect the environment. If our world crashes in around us, and it is working on it, no other problem will be solvable. Affordable energy means safe, clean energy, too.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Health Care for the elderly.
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  social security issues health care for the elderly issues
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/09/2011  Nothing. Every single time you support any issue, the issue ends up cannibalizing our children's future. Get out of our way so we can work to save our wonderful nation from parasites like you and your organization. Can you hear us now?
01/12/2011  Why only states? Why not our lost raises? Most federal employees receiving their scheduled raises, how can the demseliminate 2years of raises?
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Florida should support health care reform instead of fighting against it with a lawsuit!!!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Curtail entitlement progrms and give aid to only those legal residents and citizens who have contributed to this country. Require welfare receipents to under mandatory training programs and drug screening as a condition for receiving aid.
01/06/2011  Protecting Social Security with no cuts. Check out Medicare and other insurance coverage.
01/09/2011  put a freeze on all prices of everything
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Lead the nation in fighting illegal immigration with the most stringent laws. Push to have laws for drivers operating without insurance or a license to be mandated to do community service as deemed appropriate by the courts
01/07/2011  Repeal Obama Care... This is why I am not renewing my membership.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Tax credits for seniors
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  I believe our education system needs improvement. I would like to see the State Legislature focus on the future of our children through education.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Consider rebate for over 65 citizens re ad valorem tax (property tax) (e.g. Michigan).
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/12/2011  COLA for social security recipients
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  AARP should not allow large premium increases by insurance companies using their name. With no increases in SS and low inflation the 2011 increases are not fair to us.
01/11/2011  cooperate with the new health care law passed by the previous congress.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Let Washington Congress know that taking away gains in health care reform for all of us is unacceptable. They all are covered with the best health insurance for life.
01/06/2011  Medicare beneficiaries should be able to opt for FL Prescription Discount Plan, or another credible prescription plan in lieu of Part D. The names of Financial Advisors & Annuity Insurance companies found to be connected with fraud should be posted.
01/06/2011  Balance the budget!
01/06/2011  Jobs for seniors who want to keep working. Age discrimination is alive and well in Florida even though it is illegal. Encourage employers to hire older people.
01/07/2011  Health care net for all Floridians regardless of age. Life-long education and learning opportunities through state colleges and universities.
01/07/2011  Work agressively to overturn the disasterous Obama care. While you supported it it's time to seperate your desire to make money as an insurance company and by your actions show concern for the retirees in Florida
02/03/2011  Work on repealing Obama care.
01/06/2011  Repeal the health care bill, work for smaller government both federal and state, prevent MEDI CARE from being cut and Social Security from being cut. GET OBAMA OUT OF THE WHITE HOUSE since YOU supported him.
01/06/2011  Home insurance costs, Preserving Pensions earned by retired seniors.
01/06/2011  control of illegal imigration a modified free health care for seniors
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  1. Creat Jobs 2. State Banks that bnfit from txpyer's $$ but hld bck on loans citing the "economy", should hv any & all tx brks discont. 3. Discont fght agnst Health Care. Instd sgst an opt out amndmnt fr rch ppl.
01/07/2011  Environment, Fair Wages, Stop being a "right to work" state which means workers have no rights.
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Support the new health cae program
01/10/2011  We should tell the state to stop wasting our money fighting to repeal health care for all.
01/14/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Offshore drilling, environmental issues
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Repeaql of Obama Care.
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Speak out against Florida's new attorney general , Pam Bondi, attempt to repeal the new health care legislation.
01/06/2011  lower property taxes for seniors
01/06/2011  Prohibit the use of cell phones while driving unless a hands free device is used
01/07/2011  AARP should take a strong position that the constitutional amendments passed by voters to reduce gerrymandering is enforced. Misshapen districts should end. Work at eliminating the abuses of property insurance and ensure the health insurance law stays.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Florida legislature has been moving to privatization of Medicaid. This has been proven to be disadvantageous to adults and children who use Medicaid. AARP should advocate against the expansion of Medicaid Reform (privatization).
01/06/2011  Property tax reductions to seniors 65 and over once incomes become limited, and based upon those reduced incomes. Auto and Home insurance costs capped on seniors aged 60 and above in order to keep rates affordable to seniors.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Good health care for the elderly and social security retirement check amount increase.
01/06/2011  Elimination of free cell phone service to the poor. basic services, food ,but cell phones. come on it must be a drain on other services!!!!!!!
01/06/2011  Develop a rail system to reduce traffic in the state of Florida.
01/07/2011  Listing of sex offenders in every community
01/09/2011  The answers to the above questions are almost noncontraversial. You do things regarding national politics and issues that a lot of AARP members don't agree with. On your survey address these, where the answer is not obvious.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  House insurance costs regulation, (good luck on that one)
01/06/2011  jobs
01/06/2011  Support for the Everglades. Support technology companies to develop good jobs for young Floridians.
01/06/2011  Some means of affordable insurance for those over 60 and not 65, who no one will hire, but too young for medicare. SS is too much for medicaid, but certainly can't afford $600/mo. for medical insurance. There are quite a few of us in florida.
01/06/2011  Property tax breaks for seniors. I think there are far to many bad senior drivers on the roads. Everyone over 75 should be required to take an eye test & a road driving test including myself. I am 80 years old.
01/06/2011  The legislature should work on ways to help the housing crisis.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Help seniors over 65 find jobs (me)
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/07/2011  Home owner insurance cost.
01/06/2011  Health care
01/06/2011  prohibit companies like AARP from getting "incentives" or kickbacks from the Insurance Industry. And safe drining water.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  stop paying wefare to famlies who keep having children with multiple men who take no responsibility for their actions. Do a better job checking on people who collect unemployment,
01/06/2011  Strongly oppose and prev ent any legislation to repeal the newly passed Affordable Healthcare Law.
01/08/2011  Find a better way to collect property taxes that cost each piece of property less $/year but increases properties that get taxed.
01/06/2011  Reduce dependance on public welfare programs that only encourage the lazy do nothings to seek food stamps and freebe's!!!
01/06/2011  Don't know if any legislative priorities could help those with medical issues. Specifically diabetis being limited to testing blood sugar only 4 dimes a day. DANGEROUS to limit those who need to test more on insulin pump. MD's hands tied on this.
01/06/2011  Reduce government spending and lower taxes!
01/06/2011  wellness programs with gym memberships
01/06/2011  medicaid
01/06/2011  strong public education no voucher
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Protecting the benefits of the new health insurance law.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Push harder for ontrol illegal immigration ..... as Arizona and others are trying
01/23/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Jobs for seniors...job fairs for companies wanting and needing men and women with real-work experience.
01/07/2011  To many taxes on phones,cable, Etc.
01/15/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Illegal immigration steals from every taxpayer and creates hardships for senior citizens due to the amount of money required to support these people.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Vote against raising the age of retirement. Advocate for reduced Homeowner's Insurance for retirees. Reviewing the policy for COLA increases for SS. The past 2 years there have been no increases; however, health care costs have gone up, etc. inflation
01/08/2011  Real estate taxes need controled.
01/10/2011  Well paying jobs, affordable care for the elderly and disabled, A GOOD EDUCATION in the public school system for ALL the children!!!
01/06/2011  The AARP should strongly support Right To Work laws, especilly in eduction and any public service. Unionization binds the hands of employer's of rights to demand and enforce performance goals.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Transportation services for the elderly thoughout the State. Maybe a reduced rate via taxi service that is suplimented by the State. Single person that no longer drives - this is on their mind and it's scary for them.
01/06/2011  transportation training of many more caregivers
01/06/2011  AARP should be doing something to make the banks give the refinancing loans that they were supposed to with the stimulus money from Washington. Instead the banks kept the money, bought other banks, did anything but help seniors keep their homes.
01/08/2011  Expand health care coverage, but especially for those needing Medicaid. I volunteer as a counselor for Medicare, and Idaily see people struggling to get basic care (many doctors won't see them) and needed medicines.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Resources for seniors or alternatives to solve an increasing trend of not accepting Medicare by doctors.
01/06/2011  senior healthcare and identity theft
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Drivers License should not be issued before age 18.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Cuts in senior medical care and social security
01/06/2011  Cost Of Living Increase for SS Lower Ins. Prem. for new Health Care Program, can't pay with SS income and not quite at medicare age yet.
01/06/2011  Getting reliable Home Owners Insurance for a reasonable premium, especially on homes over 50 years of age.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Florida should spot check RX drugs for the proper contents and the correct amount of the drug in each pill or cap.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Cost of electricity. Defeat high speed rail.
01/07/2011  Investigate ALL career ploiticians and prosecute accordingly. Way too many are in bed with agents and lobystists for which industries they are regulating. Like getting jobs with them after they are through politics.
01/06/2011  Unentagle the state legislature from the insurance lobby and industry.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/10/2011  Cost of living at all levels and in all areas that we are confronted with daily.
01/06/2011  Keeping the new healthcare law in force.
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Less State and Federal envolvement in citizens every day lives.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/15/2011  Enviremental issues continue to be a problem. Plastic bags need to be addressed as we continue to use everyday.
01/06/2011  Affordable Healthcare and Affordable Insurance for Home & Medical, Affordable long-term in home care
01/21/2011  I think you should leave the health care alone. Those of us that have insurance do NOT want our present benefits lowered or taken away from us by the OBAMACARE plan. It is a big JOKE and will hurt all of us senior citizens if it is fully inacted.
01/06/2011  Homeowners insurance rates
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  The healthn care public option
01/06/2011  1. enviomental deregulation. 2. home owner and automobile insurance deregulation.
01/07/2011  To not make any cuts at all to our medicare we have work hard and paid into medicare so we could have this benefit. Goverment need to keep there hands out of it.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Affordable health care
01/06/2011  Penalties and deportation for illegal immigrants and penalties for those that hire and house them.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Address issues related to reducing State and local government pensions and reducing the strength of their unions making them more accountable, as in the private sector.
01/06/2011  Get rid of Obamacare in the state of Florida! Fine all business owners who hire illegal alians, so that Floridians can have jobs,
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE DONE REGARDING INSURANCE PRICING FOR HOMES AND AUTOMOBILES. PRICING IS HIGH BECAUSE OF THEIR OVERADVERTISING ON TELEVISION
01/07/2011  Environmental protection for Florida's wildlife. Keep green belts green!
01/06/2011  illegals - this is a big problem that needs to be addressed. Crime is getting worse. Need to address the issue of health care and state aid for illegals when Americans cannot get health care or state aid. Unemployment.
01/06/2011  Oppose vouchers Oppose highspeed rail
01/06/2011  medicare for all strong regulation over irresponsible business protection of natural resources managed growth
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  PLEASE stop getting involved in the Federal, State & Local political races. Most of us do NOT want to be dictated to as to whom we should vote for
01/06/2011  The state should drop the lawsuit opposing the Health Care Act that passed Congress last year.
01/07/2011  we should drill for oil in the gulf
01/06/2011  Eliminate pension programs for state and local government employees and offer 401(k) with matching government contributions not to exceed the 5 year rolling average of the state's private industry contributions to their employee 401(k) or 403(b) programs.
01/06/2011  A fair property tax based on current values
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  The trade deficit is killing us and threatening the benefits of retirees. Plain and simple. How about a balanced trade deficit? Note: You are very ineffective on things that really matter to seniors. Your survey shows you are out in left field.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Eliminate AARP biases against the Republicans and conservatives. The liberal bias is so great that I am embarrassed to say I am a member of AARP - and paid to be a member. You should be helping people not just to make money.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  na
01/06/2011  to go along with #6 educate drivers about watching out for motorcycles. Bring back deductions for interest we pay on credit cards.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Repeal The Health Care Reform Act
01/06/2011  Jobs
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Modify the health care bill to make it a realistic & affordable option. There's too much junk, favoritism for unions & scam potentials in the mess that was currently made law.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Better health care options for Seniors. The current HMOs and PPOs insurance services are confusing and inadequate. Medicare is good, but cost too much out of pocket expenses.
01/06/2011  All Insurance coverage.(Home, Car,Health,Drugs)
01/06/2011  increase in Social Security checks for all states!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  I believe AARP is more for the money they can get , for example The Htfd avertises AARP as the supporter however they do not give any breaks to AARP members but they do send money to AARP as the rest of of business that use AARP name
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/14/2011  Higher property tax exemptions for those on disability or retired. Laws to prevent local governments from taxing disabled and retired from their homes like here in Duval County. Property values down but taxes up 2 years in a row with no S.S. increase.
01/06/2011  no state cutbacks to education. stop trying to overturn Obamas health care bill. Control insurance and utility increases.
01/06/2011  no school vouchers, stop blaming teachers for failing schools
01/07/2011  Eliminate gridlock
01/07/2011  AARP should support Obamacare & encourage refining this program, including a government supported health pllan for all. Senior citizens already have Medicare...which many do not realize that they are on a govt plan already!!!
01/06/2011  Repeal or fix ObamaCare
01/06/2011  Medicare cuts in prescriptions coverage and doctor & hospital coverage
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  MORE HELP TO THE SENIORS
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  GPS not mounted on the windshield
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Helping low income seniors with any problems that cost money.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  AARP should lobby to force banks that foreclose on homes in over 55 communities to be current in paying the condo or HOA fees. This issues is killing the residents who are still solvent. You will be fighting the banks for people!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Allow for rollbacks of increased Taxes in years that no COLA is allotted to seniors on Medicare and SS. ie: increased property taxes and license taxes and or fees.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Employment opportunities for over 50 citizens.
01/06/2011  Inforce immigration laws. Bring jobs to state.
01/06/2011  lower property taxes
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/08/2011  medicare fraud
01/06/2011  Full Equality for Gay & Lesbian Seniors.
01/06/2011  For State Attorney General to drop law suit against Federal Health Care. Good health care is important to seniors and others
01/07/2011  welfare reform, make them work if they are able. do drug testing .
01/06/2011  Ensuring that regulations of businesses are kept in place so that we can be protected against unfair business practices.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  MY MAIN CAUSE IS SOCIAL SECURITY - LEAVE IT ALONE IT'S ALL I HAVE TO LIVE OFF OF. LOST EVERYTHING ELSE.
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  (1)Make sure that Medicare and Social Security are protected for seniors. (2)Quality healthcare, covering pre-existing conditions at affordable cost is availble to all. THESE ARE FAR MORE IMPORTANT TO US THE SENIORS than the issues you are suggesting!
01/06/2011  hands free phone calls in cars helmets for motocycle users prohibit texting in cars
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Strong property insurance price regulation Maintain state services to a reasonable level; avoid cutting services just to lower taxes
01/07/2011  stronger and more enforceable regulations of the pharmaceutical industry, pricing and quality
01/07/2011  education should be foremost
01/07/2011  Water conservation Strict rules that govern nursing facilities
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Protect social security, keep politicans hands out of our money
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/13/2011  should tell congress to stop spending so much. Start cutting back on THEIR incomes and perks. No COLA for Soc Sec, then no COLA for congress!! period. Let them live on what we live on for a month! Choose between heating our home and buying groceries!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Job generation, much lower property taxes for retirees (AL, for example, has no property taxes for elders), REDUCTION OF RX COSTS! (had to refuse 2 meds last month: 1 was $640, the other $525. Social security can't handle that).
01/06/2011  Saving our Florida state pension funds from destruction by the Governor and Legislature. Why are they not liable for fraud and malpractice?
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Repealing Obama's Health Care Program
01/06/2011  Limit lobbyists
01/07/2011  More respect for seniors.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
02/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  The Funds Should be restored to the State Housing Trust Funds and the Funds should not be raided again.
01/07/2011  Better funding for schools and colleges. These are the people who will be carrying the burden of financing social security and Medicare, etc.
01/06/2011  comprehensive health care
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  providing job retraing for seniors how have only worked in production or hard labor
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Let the market drive the cost of health care. Lobby against inflationary "progressivism" in government. Your support of over-spending creates an inflationary environment that harms the elderly. You want a response but limit what I say. Strange
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/09/2011  equal protection for all including same sex marriage
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Education - money & focus is on the lowest quartile of performing students because funding is directly tied to performance. Unfortunately, this has been at the expense of challenging the higher achievers and the gifted. We need to change this.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Stronger state laws against illegal aliens. Stop welfare/state aid for people who can work but don't want to or have 10 kids by 9 different men...
01/11/2011  Affordable insurance (home, health, auto) Real Estate Taxes that match the present home devaluations.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/07/2011  Continue to fight for health care!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Do not establish funding requirements for Florida counties. Each county should define their spending priorities and levels of spending to include tax rates.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Repeal of the horrible new health care bill that was passed against the will of the majority of people. AARP should never have backed this !! Many members cancelled their membership, due to AARP's support of this bill. I am one of them.
01/08/2011  Bankrupt Wind storm casualty insurance funds, tort reform (reason for high health care cost and loss of emergency care services), balanced budgets statewide, State Pension monies, people running for office should meet basic ethical standards.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Support Obama Health Care.
01/06/2011  need lower fuel prices.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Fla.Court ruling that citizens who loose their appeal cases against developers have to pay court costs of state AND developers. See St.Pete. Times - Troxler - 6/6/11. This was from Taj Mahal Judges Paul Hawkes and Bradford Thomas. WHAT?!!!!
01/08/2011  promote fair districting and make every effort to keep the legislature honest in this very important matter---fairly drawn districts will help this state more than any other action
01/06/2011  Support REPEAL of the VILE, VULGAR, OBNOXIOUS, AND UNCONSTITUTIONAL HEALTH CARE REFORM ACT. IT IS AN OBSCENITY AND ABUSE OF INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS. FIRE THE AARP CRUD WHO ORIGINALLY ENDORSED IT.
01/06/2011  Repealing Ombama Health Care!!!
01/09/2011  Legislature is getting ready to pass the education bill that Govn. Crist vetoed. As a teacher that bill needs to be buried forever. I have worked hard for my tenue & no teacher can guarrentee students pass the FCAT there are too many factors involved
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  LOWER PRESCRIPTION DRUG CO-PAYS FOR SENIORS!! OUR GOVERNMENT IS MAKING IT ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE FOR SENIORS WITH MULTIPLE ILLNESS', AND WHOM ARE UNABLE TO SUBSIDIZE THEIR SOCIAL SECURITY TO SURVIVE. NO COLA, HIGH INS., GROC., BILLS, ETC. NO BREAKS! HELP!
01/07/2011  Proper regulation of nursing homes and other senior facilities.
01/06/2011  You're biting off more than you can chew. You can't be an advocate for everything. You were wrong on Obama Healtchcare as well as other things and were out of touch with what the American people wanted.
01/06/2011  job training for older workers
02/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Take a stand against illegals in Florida like Arizona did.
01/06/2011  Michigan
01/19/2011  Keep Medicare cost to the individual low so that we can afford to keep our Medicare insurance, supplement insurance is very high cost
01/06/2011  Have the PSC better supervise the utilities , such as ATT and Comcast. Right now 561 area code is a split . They should be able to contact anyone in 561 as a local call, without dialing 1.
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01/07/2011  PLEASE NOTE: I am no longer a member of AARP-Florida, having left Florida for Fort Wayne, IN in June 2010. I changed my address, but I am, apparently still kept on the records of your AARP division. Shirley A Sharan
01/06/2011  Lower insurance rates are a must - Floridians are being charged far more premiums for hurricane coverage(s) than they should be. For reference see the Herald Tribune (Sarasota) articlce(s) referring to this.
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01/07/2011  Getting the word out on what is actually available needs to improve. . Understanding your options with Medicare needs to be made easier.
01/06/2011  Is it possible to lower (or get rid of) some of the state taxes? Being on Soc. Sec. and with no increase in monthly check, maybe that would help some of us seniors.
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01/06/2011  Returning to social security funds borrowed for purposes other than senior care.
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01/06/2011  Homeowners Insurance is out of control.
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01/06/2011  repeal obama care
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01/06/2011  eliminate frivilous state laws concerning condominiums - they are enacted one year and eliminated the next, such as member directory info
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Need to address the Aluminum Wire issue in the state. Insurance coverage for home owners with Aluminum wiring are going to loose their investment and will not be capable of selling their home without a rewire of $10,000+
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01/06/2011  FIGHT TO REPEAL OBAMA HEALTH CARE AND REDUCE THE SIZE OF GOVERNMENT.
01/06/2011  Prohibit use of cell phones while driving Increase tourist tax to help with budget Stop employers using illegal labour Stop welfare, medical aid and education for illegals
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01/06/2011  PUT RESTRICTIONS ON INSURANCE PREMIUM INCREASES
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01/06/2011  Affordable home insurance and oppose the camoflaged scam of "actuarily sound" rate tables and cherry picking forced shift into Citizens Insurance. This was THE number one issue not very long ago.
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01/06/2011  How to do? Florida as well as most states and the nation is in dire finacial straights do to the (at all levels) during the past tn years and NOBODY is really paying attention!
01/06/2011  Tougher impaired driving penalties. Stop cell phone use while driving except for life threatening emergencies. Gasoline price control. Reasonable healthcare guidelines.
01/06/2011  repeal Obamacare and refrain from liberal politics!!!
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Ageism as it is applied to employment and unemployment - ref. FSU President Barron offering one year buy-outs of employees who are 65 and over in order to open up employment for younger people Part-time hourly employment vs. full-time with benefits
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01/08/2011  Ensure qualified personnel in the Elder Affairs Office. Access to affordable Rx drug programs Make sure Gov Scott does not abolish the health care that seniors need Make sure Gov Scott does not abolish Govt run hosp that provide care to elderly poor
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01/06/2011  Free college tuition for seniors.
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01/06/2011  I think you have outlined good items in the above issues. Too much is just as bad as too little effort.
01/08/2011  Health care
01/06/2011  Reducing deficit and govt spending Ensuring stability of social security and a reasonable health care plan Phasing out SSA payouts to people earning more than $200K/year, zero SSA payout over $300k / year
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  help get rid of Obama Care get rid of all illegal mexicans and stop giving every thing free to them it's hurting our entire country, wake up
01/06/2011  AARP should advocate for inclusion of more cost-effective, at-home care for elders in Medicaid as an alternative to nursing home care. AARP should support federal health insurance reforms.
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01/06/2011  Need to provide transportation to elderly and disabled people.
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01/06/2011  Additional help for seniors who are unable to drive themselves anymore.
01/14/2011  reducing the cost of health care.
01/12/2011  affordable housing with discounts for veterans who do not meet the three times the standard monthly rent for apartment communities.
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01/06/2011  AARP should stay out of politics. You chose to align yourself with the Obama administration for your own benefit and thusly helped put Obamacare into place. Shame on you!!! After that, I chose to cancel my membership.
01/07/2011  The pressure tatics of "condo Commandos" these HOA boards are going crazy with their power.
01/06/2011  How to give members with Medicare prescription plan B extra time before going into that darn doughnut, which I go into every year between May and July. I have reverted to ordering many of my meds now from overseas, even India, and I hate it.
01/06/2011  I believe that AARP should strongly oppose any State Judicial or Legislative attempts to degrade or reverse the new federal healthcare laws. I believe that without this healthcare reform that solving our Financial Deficit problems will be impossible.
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01/06/2011  Continue to fund money to fight the Obamcare through the court system The Obamacare you folks were so delighted to back. Thanks a lot. It's all about the money, isn't it?
01/06/2011  repeal health care law.
01/06/2011  Creation of sustainable Jobs in a unified approach to use of renewable energy sources: solar, wind, wave and biofuels--on one platform. Florida has a unique opportunity to lead the nation in the use and storage of these renewables. Also there is a need
01/07/2011  1. AARP should stick to medical support. 2. Next time you support a loose cannon like Obama who want's to socialize medicine I will look to someone else for Insurance. 3. Insurance companies should be able to cross state lines, this will make rates more
01/06/2011  Do not go more into debt with the mass transit train from Tampa to Orlando. It would not be used by all Floridians.
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01/11/2011  It sure would be nice if you could advocate for us and our grandkids, many of whom are being cared for by us AARPers! The State of Florida puts great effort in to keep us from finding out our rights!
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01/06/2011  repeal Obamacare and get a bipartisan bill
01/06/2011  Work on repealing Obamacare and recognize it for what it is - socialized medicine which will result in rationing of care.
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01/06/2011  Ban hand held cell phone calling in cars
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01/06/2011  Avoid cuts to Medicare and Medicade
01/06/2011  Stand up and fight to repeal the "Obama Healthcare" bill as passed.
01/06/2011  AARP should get out of bed with Obama and his Obamacare helth program. That is why I am no longer a member of AARP
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01/06/2011  Florida State provided healthcare for Florida residents versus national healthcare coverage.
01/08/2011  There needs to be an effort to control the Insurance Industry - especially Homeowners Insurance. We do not need State-owned Insurance companies, but we do need better controls on the Insurance Companies.
01/07/2011  Protection of state workers pensions
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01/06/2011  Work on increasing jobs for seniors.
01/06/2011  Jobs
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01/07/2011  Repeal of the new health care legislation by support of the A.G. in court actions against the law.
01/06/2011  1. Better health care and state services for people on disability. 2.Taking care of the environment, especially our drinking water. 3. Lowering utility bills 4. Lowering home insurance for people with low incomes. My insurance is exorbitant.
01/13/2011  Affordable housing & transportation for senior citizens.
01/06/2011  Stop government take over of education. e Education should be under local control.
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01/07/2011  include florida in a constitutional convention to pass an amendment in which all congressmen participate in the same health care and pensions that we do.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  You keep telling me I am not a member when I have a membership that goes through 2015. It is upsetting when I have the membership and I keep getting email saying you miss me and that I should join.
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01/06/2011  Must focus large % of time and money on protecting and expanding Social Security, rather than " Obama Care"....give seniors back the money that they have put in over the years and get this program solid rather than fragmenting
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01/06/2011  Homeowners insurance,and property taxes
01/06/2011  State and local property taxes are going up again (too fast) and home owner insurance is skyrocketing. These should be issues to review
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01/06/2011  Stop the overkill document requirements for drivers license renewal.. It's rediculous!!!!!!
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01/06/2011  The above is a good start. Also push for Medicare for All single payer.
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01/06/2011  Can you help seniors for a cost of living raise for our social security? As you know, everything is rising up, gas,home owners maintenance, groceries to name a few. I would hate to think what I would do if I needed a new car!!!
01/07/2011  The selected input questions you have presented are no brainers. You shoiuld be addressing much more serious and difficult issues. The big one is can the government work together for the best interest of the American people, can the governmnet be trusted?
01/06/2011  phone use during driving
01/06/2011  I do not know.
01/06/2011  AARP shld activily advocate the illegality of state and or federal mandated health care.. and notify it's members it helped pass that travesty for financial of its own!
01/06/2011  LET'S ADVOCATE WHAT'S BEST FOR "ALL" FLORIDIANS AND AMERICANS AND NOT WHAT"S PERCEIVED TO BE BEST FOR OLDER AMERICANS. WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER.
01/07/2011  fiscilly responsibe help for seniours. aif help were given to prevent illness, costs would be much lower that they are.. However, to deny or reduce benefit for members is going to cause problems. These are the very people who have contriburted. Duh!
01/06/2011  Stop the suing of Federal Government on the new healthcare law and its provisions. Everyone needs to pay via insurance or cash for their health care.
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01/08/2011  I WOULD LIKE YOU TO OPPOSE OBAMACARE. I FEEL YOUR ORGANIZATION IS HYPOCRITICAL,
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01/07/2011  CONTACT LEGISATORS TO CONTRIL SPENDING,IN ALL AREAS..HELP TO REDUCE PRICES ON PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRICES......
01/06/2011  Open up more public owned areas for small game hunting which could provide much needed recreation and economic benefits to the state. Water management districts presently have a bias against hunting public areas that were purchase with public funds.
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01/06/2011  No comment
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01/06/2011  Downsizing state govenment. Stiffer penalties for those committbg fraud against elderly and medicare/medicade/ Faster judicial system for those arrested for anything.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Make sure the new Governor doesn't reduce or limit the pension fund of current or former State employees; whether collecting pensions now or in the near future.
01/06/2011  Since we are the "Sunshine State" shouldn't we be finding ways & utilizing "green" sources of energy, This would simplify long term energy costs, in the long term would lower the costs of buying solar energy and create jobs .
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01/06/2011  This isn't legislative but AARP should be in the business of underwriting home owners insurance in Fl. If you can sell auto you should include home insurance....
01/06/2011  Stop the attacks on retirements for public employees.
01/09/2011  end greyhound racing, twenty five tracks in eight states and florida has thirteen of them based on cruelty to animals we lead the country
01/06/2011  Liability Insurance reform
01/12/2011  na
01/07/2011  no cell phone use while driving.
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01/06/2011  Don't get rid of Social Security and Medicare.
01/06/2011  Reject Fed Gov't health care mandates at the state level.
01/06/2011  Price of home insurance Keep our produce in state as much as possible
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01/06/2011  Repeal health care.I will vol when AARP does what it was set up to do. Protect Srs.We need to have a general election for the office of AARP president, not elected by some board; then AARP would not be in the mfess it is in.
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01/06/2011  In state insurance costs for auto and home.
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01/06/2011  balanced budget and then work on deduction of budjet and the size of state goverment!!!!!
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01/07/2011  Lower property taxes. Fixed income and unemployed are suffering.
01/06/2011  Fight to defend federal health care legislation. Oppose legal challenges to the law at the state level and push for state implementation of insurance pools.
01/06/2011  What kind of stupid survey is this ? Any moron would know how everyone is going to answer.
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01/06/2011  We are very concerned about health insurance costs, availibility and security, for those 50-65 (prior to medicare). If someone looses their job and insurance during this time it could be devastating.
01/06/2011  jobs for seniors more housing availability to senior and those who are disabled. tax cuts for seniors.
01/06/2011  Reduce state and local government spending and then reduce property taxes.
01/06/2011  Florida has no motorcycle helmet law! It is barbaric. I can get a ticket for not buckling up but a motorsysclist can risk smashing his brains out on the pavement and be within the law!
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01/07/2011  You clowns supported Oama and his healthcare. What a disservice to your members.
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01/06/2011  National-PROTECT SOCIAL SECURITY
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01/06/2011  Implement health care reform!
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01/08/2011  State should take a stronger stand on promoting preventive good health rather than depending on Gov. funded health. Our Recreation Departments have excellent programs that AARP could support.
01/06/2011  I would like to see a law passed to prohibit anyone from running for office if they have a criminal record. Anyone already in office should be made to step down.
01/06/2011  Join the state in the suit against the feds in the legallity of Obama Care.
01/07/2011  Lobby to preserve the $150/month Insurance subsidy for FRS retirees. Loss of this "benefit" will cause many retirees to lose health insurance coverage.
01/08/2011  Help stop the out-ragess prices of gas, electric, especially home insurance premiums. Home insurance premiums are going thru the roof literally. We are also paying in car insurance for the hurricanes recovery in 2004. Make sure that gets stops.
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01/06/2011  Fair Redistricting Fair & Clean Election Corporations chartered as non-Persons. Not to be involved with elections via speech or money.
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01/06/2011  Protect the benefits of retired gov't workers in the Florida Retirement System (state, some city, some county, law enforcement, fire fighters, teachers). The new governor wants to revamp the system.
01/12/2011  OPPOSE STATE INCOME TAX PROPOSALS!
01/07/2011  There should be a comprehensive public transport system in place that is affordable. Gas is set to go to $5. gal & people will need a reliable transport system to get around.
01/06/2011  AARP should advocate for less homeowners insurance rates and property taxes. Also lower car insurance. Florida is the worst for these topics.
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01/12/2011  implementing the new re-districting law in florida-pushing for florida free democracy which was defeated in november-requiring simple majority for referendum passage & a 2/3 rds vote to overturn the public will-close all tax loop-holes
01/06/2011  Improve schools.Suport rail transportation in Florida.
01/06/2011  Advocate for having banks responsible for condominium fees on their foreclosed properties. Advocate to stop state gov. trying to prevent/resend federal health insurance laws from moving forward.
01/08/2011  Refuse financial aid to non-citizens who do not pay into Social Security. Tighten and enforce other immigation laws.
01/06/2011  YOU SHOULD MAKE SURE THAT NOTHING HAPPENS TO MEDICARE AND SOCIAL SECURITY. DO NOT LET THE DEMOCRATS TAKE 500 BILLION DOLLARS FROM MEDICARE. LEAVE MEDICARE AND SOCIAL SECURITY ALONE
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01/06/2011  repeal health care plan "Obamacare" as supported by AARP
01/06/2011  Increase jobs Cut taxes Quit controlling education Allow decisions to be made at City and county levels Get rid of illegal aliens Provide no benefits for illegals
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01/06/2011  Switch state-owned vehicles to biofuels or compressed natural gas. Allow public access to fueling stations for these. Allow drilling in th eastern Gulf for natural gas.
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01/06/2011  AARP is an Obama supporter that should be limited to stealing from the elderly as they have been doing.
01/06/2011  Reducing the number of state employees. Eliminating duplicative functions. Flattening state and local governments. Greatly reducing the number of "appointed state jobs". Eliminating state involvement in best handled at local levels
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01/06/2011  STOP AARP FROM BEING A POLITICAL HACK FOR LIBERAL CAUSES THAT INFRING ON OUR FREEDOMS UNDER THE CONSTITUTION.
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01/06/2011  Keeping present retirement age with benefits
01/06/2011  repeal of Obama care
01/07/2011  Tort reform to limit awards and penalize those who file nuisance suits by assessing cost of defense to litigant
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01/06/2011  Repeal of Obamacare. Admit AARP made a mistake in backing this.
01/06/2011  Keep and make precription price lower
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01/06/2011  JOBS
01/06/2011  single payer health care. Medicare for everyone.
01/06/2011  the plight of 55-65 year olds who have been laid off in their "peak earning years" with little or no chance of being rehired for any job. Lobby congress for special benefits (health insurance subsidies) and tax breaks for this group
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01/07/2011  Wellfare fraud; illegal immigration; If we work on illegal immigration it will take care of a lot of our issues. Bussinesses should not profet from working illegals. If they had to pay for their healthcare, they would hire Americans first.
01/06/2011  repealing Obamacare should be priority!
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01/06/2011  Health insurance reform - premiums are killing the middle class. As retirees who are not on Medicare, we pay over $12,000 a year just for the premiums. This is a large percentage of our pension.
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01/06/2011  Cut rate travel c osts for senior travel fares on air, train, & bus. It becomes to much of a safety issue to see seniors in their 80's going out on the interstate highways so they can visit relatives.
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01/06/2011  More attention to auto/home insurance and real estate taxes, giving senors a reduction in costs. We get no cola but our premiums go up. It is hard for senors to keep up.
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01/06/2011  Florida should designate a cap on premium amounts for healthcare insurance like some other states have done.
01/06/2011  Cut the give away programs. Have the welfare (tax takers) people WORK for the money, pick up trash etc. Sterilize them. NO CASH BACK using the benefit cards!!! Stop these abuses of tax payers money!!
01/06/2011  The new governor has a concept of re-leaving Florida businesses of any tax liability (no income taxes). He perceives this as an incentive to attract new businesses to Florida. Please oppose that.
01/06/2011  Home insurance rates. They are awful.
01/08/2011  Not diging into the fund's of the florida F.R.S,
01/06/2011  Support rather than fight the health care law and its mandatory assessment. It should have a similar treatment as car insurance in this state. Support laws to allow seniors to return timeshare properties to the condo assn when they can no longer use them.
01/06/2011  transportation for needy seniors
01/10/2011  Bringing state spending, taxes, and fees under control. Bringing the out of control and ever escalating homeowners insurance costs under control.
01/06/2011  Reduced property tax for seniors Reduced Auto registration/title cost for seniors
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01/06/2011  Property Insurance Refore
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01/06/2011  We need more one on one methods for determining what Medicare supplementary insurance we need. It's very confusing and there is no real place to get one's specific answers.
01/06/2011  Protect the pension fund.
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01/06/2011  there needs to be a state agency that seniors can check with before entering into any contracts concerning there finances and more information available to let them know if they are dealing with scams or not.
01/07/2011  Education-include input from teachers. Lake Okeechobee-repair properly. Solar energy/alternative energy useage as in gov't. buildings, private homes, business and industries etc.
01/06/2011  Ensuring that the provisions of health care reform are implemented in Florida.
01/06/2011  Foreclosures and Mortgage remodification: Mortgage companies promise remodifications, put you on a payment schedule for a few months and at the end of the period, they refuse the modification.
01/08/2011  no comment at this time
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01/06/2011  1 \ . Smoke free beaches
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01/06/2011  work strongly to repeal Obama Care
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01/06/2011  Get involved in health care, social security/retirement plan issues. You pushed us under the bus with the new reg that have decreased our coverage, increased our premiums and deductibles without social security increases in 2 years.
01/06/2011  Find a way to resolve the issues related to the 3 county hospital districts--#1--Jackson Memorial--corruption related to billing and use of consultants for a start. Clearly not the same issues that are present ot N. and S. Broward district hospital system
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01/06/2011  Reasonable care for all seniors. Get Goverment out of health care .........Give is the pay increase that the elected offical get,instead of cutting out what thing we have. We paid for them.
01/06/2011  Improve education to compete with other advanced nations. Improve commuter transportation, ex rail travel within the state not just hi speed between Orlando/Tampa. more industry and reduce trade with China. trade more with Argentina
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01/06/2011  Cell phone usage while driving should be restricted to hads free devices only.
01/06/2011  none that I know of at the moment
01/06/2011  Health Insurance Fraud
01/06/2011  Seperate AARP or better still. Get rid of The Harford Insurance Company They are nothing but Wolves in sheeps clothing.
01/06/2011  Supporting & Expanding Healthcare legislation.
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01/06/2011  tourism donor advocacy oil drilling restrictions clean water no bills with riders
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01/07/2011  GET OUR STATE REPS. TO DO SOMETHING TO HELP SENIORS GET THIER SS RAISES. DO THE PEOPLE AT STATE LEVELS AND FEDERAL LEVELS THINK WE ARE STUPID. CHECK THE PRICE OS GASOLINE. FOOD AND OTHER ESSENTIALS. WHEN YOUR DUMB, YOU'RE BORN THAT WAY, BUT TO BE STUPID,
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01/10/2011  1) mandatory jail time for computer or phone crimes(ie-scams , id theft ect.) 2) patient bill of rights, with severe penities for violaters .
01/06/2011  Education funding
01/06/2011  Governor Scott should be opposed in all his efforts to privatize State government whether it be health care, education, or government. It is time Florida consider a State income tax!
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01/06/2011  I have a federal concern regarding IRS. After having worked for 37 years and paid taxes, I feel once you retire, and are on fixed income, more consideration should be given to this group looking at the number of years they paid into the system.
01/06/2011  Openly oppose to any kind of legalization of illegal immigrants, they are ruining our life standard and using funds that can be directed to seniors that have helped to build our nation.
01/06/2011  try to get gas prices down where they belong
01/08/2011  Continue to actively work on improving the public perception of President Obama's Health Care bill that has been wrongly characterized by the Republican party to frighten seniors.
01/06/2011  Grt after mortgage banks to use our foreclosers the billions of our tax money to save our homes. It looks like we will be losing our home because we can not get help the banks are not doing this.
01/07/2011  English 1st
01/06/2011  Advocating for Citizens who are subject to scams by bogus insurance companies and other business entities. Educating Seniors on how to protect themselves from scams.
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01/06/2011  Raising the sales tax. Instituting a state income tax. Forcing term limits. Stronger penalties for criminal infractions of the law.
01/06/2011  Education, Education, Education and Education !!!!!
01/06/2011  to stop the freeze on ss. every thing goes up but our income. rent,gas, food. and medicens
01/06/2011  Please advocate for more jobs for those that are unemployed! Especially in the the technical fields of solar & wind power.
01/06/2011  Eliminate stupidity by the voters.
01/06/2011  Strong penalties for taking financial advantage of a widow or widower by their own children. This is a serious problem that there is no help for senors who have been victimized.
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01/06/2011  AARP should STRONGLY SUPPORT PRES. OBAMA'S Health Law, NOT its REPEAL.
01/06/2011  TORT Reform Realistic Health Care Legislation. Quit being an advocate for those who spent to their limit or didn't work (AARP has become a bleeding heart supporter).
01/06/2011  re you aware how stupid these ? are.
01/06/2011  AARP needs to get an insurance company that will write homeowner's insurance in FL. Ridiculous that your partner, Hartford, wouldn't write a FL policy when State Farm was screwing us! The ONE time I needed AARP it wasn't there for me!
01/10/2011  Requirements to renew driver licenses. Why is so much paperwork required for females?
01/06/2011  Repeal Obama Healthcare
01/07/2011  Equality in every part of our communities. All laws which prohibit gay, lesbian, bisexual, or trans-gendered citizens from enjoying all the rights and privalages of others in our state should be repealed. The right to marry shoulld be allowed to all.
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01/06/2011  Flaarp should strongly move to remove the progressive socialists who run aarp national as they are out of touch with the American People. We need a center liberterian lobbing effort!
01/06/2011  re-districting US Congressional districts so as to not allow advantages to one party
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01/06/2011  I do not believe AARP should become a policing organization. Make senior's aware of problems and let each senior go from there. Get the information out to the seniors and each can do as necessary in their environment.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Grant money to be available for nurses to research elder abuse.
01/06/2011  Fair Home/Wind Insurance.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Jobs
01/07/2011  Cheaper Windstorm insurance fro Citizens
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Publish online voting records of state and federal elected officials as important issues arise.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  afforable health care better services for elderly food taxes property
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  talking on cell phones while driving
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01/10/2011  -protection of elected officials -affordable property and auto insurance
01/06/2011  Home owners insurance is at the top of my list.It is driving people out of there homes due to the high costs.
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01/09/2011  Unemployment, home owner insurance, welfare fraud, medicare Fraud, housing crisis, and consolidation of state agencies to reduce redundancy.
01/06/2011  Protect Social Security at all levels of government. We need that yearly increase.
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01/06/2011  Streamline all state agencies with across the board cuts, eliminate duplicate functions and consolidate. Establish budget based on revenue. Elected officials should be held accountable.
01/06/2011  Expansion of rapid rail transportation in state, Protect the environment.
01/06/2011  Get rid of Obama-care and Barry would be a good start!!!!!
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01/06/2011  Lower homeowners insurance rates for seniors
01/06/2011  Stop the repeal of Health Care Bill.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Reduce maximum speed limits to 60 MPH on Interstates and 50 MPH on all other roads. This would save thousands of lives annually and dramatically reduce serious injuries. Energy savings would be tremendous and greatly reduce dependence on others.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/07/2011  Heath care for the poor.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  My Client worked after retriement to supplement his social security. When he got injured on the job the state workers' comp law discriminated against him by limiting his permaent total disability payments to age 75 or 5 years, whichever is greater.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  1. protect our public schools; 2. protect our environment from developers; 3. protect "us" from business and its greed for profits; 4.protect us from the Tea Party
01/06/2011  Work to repeal Obama Care as it applies to the state.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  state issue, homeowners insurance national issue, do away with the cap for social security, healthcare
01/06/2011  Ban cell phone usage as well as texting.
01/10/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  IMPEACH THE NEW GOVENOR
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01/07/2011  Better State emergency responce for major disaster efvents, like hurricanes.
01/06/2011  You need to get out of the health care issue. You are self serving and marketing AARP instead of us seniors. All of us (I'm 75) need to make sacrifices. Raise the age limit for future retirees. Go to means testing. AARP needs to bite the bullet too.
01/06/2011  Sorry that routine care of toenails for seniors will not be covered. This is a hardship for seniors.
01/06/2011  Quality public schools. If our public schools are not of high quality, we can't attract the professionals, and others, that we need.
01/06/2011  AARP should lower their insurance premiums that they offer to seniors to help cover the cost that Medicaid and Medicare does not pay for.
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01/06/2011  shutting down Drs who run pill factories
02/18/2011  Impeach Rick Scott
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01/06/2011  lower taxes and fee's
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01/06/2011  I will not renew my membership because of your dishonest support of obamacare. As soon as it passed I understand prices went up and you had to change your own insurances. How could you be so "two faced."
01/06/2011  Protect Social Security
01/06/2011  Fradulant bank loans. credit card fraud, high rates, high fees.
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01/06/2011  Health Care Health Care Health Care
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01/06/2011  Issues that will REDUCE Insurance Issues: Car / Hurricane / Home Owners / Flood Issues that will REDUCE utility costs and applied surcharges New Governor's promise to reduce taxes 19% - Issues that HELP achieve this goal REDUCTION in Government
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01/06/2011  All Government employees should have to use the same medical plans as the people. All Governement employee retirement plans should be inline with non-government plans.
01/06/2011  Home Insurance, Hurricane and sinkholes cost. Cost of auto insurance and renewal sticker & plate. Financial aide for all people who's income is less than 50,000 a year. Security in our schools.
01/06/2011  Keep Medicare and Social Security as they are or better. This is what we all have worked so many years for and now some politicians are trying to take parts of them away from senior citizens.
01/16/2011  Age-discrimination in employment
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  AARP should be fighting the republicans and stand for European style health care. My parents are seniors and have to spend all of their money on drugs and copays. I am 56 and have no health care because it is too expensive.
01/06/2011  promote publicly funded internet services, or controls on the ISP that monopolize this service. Preserve tbhe natural environment.
01/06/2011  drop their foolish suit against PPACA
01/06/2011  Environmental Protection
01/06/2011  Elderly Homes should have better help to attend and treat the elderly with consideration,respect and supervisors to make sure they have a good treatment. Some homes have not the proper care. Gladys Sapayo
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01/06/2011  Repeal Obama Care!
01/06/2011  AARP most needs to work on telling the truth instead of lying like they did to get Obamacare passed and like they are still doing to get seniors to swallow the lies just so AARP can increase its profits.
01/06/2011  Quit worrying about suing the federal govt about the healthcare bill, expand Medicaid to cover the working poor, help elders with pharmaceutical expenses, quit subsidizing private education and make public school work.
01/07/2011  Fiscally responsible local government services. This doesn't mean cut job - cut taxes, but to be sure government is using dollars wisely. Whistle blower incentives. Schools need to focus on basic education, and eliminate ancillary programs-costs.
01/06/2011  Push for limited Government and deportation of Illegal Aliens. With mass deportation of illegals there will be more jobs available to citizens and less spent on social services and finally fire Barry Jackson and David Sloane.
01/06/2011  AARP should disband as a non-profit organization. It is a scam that derives income from insurance kickbacks and buys politicians.
01/06/2011  aarp should provide part time jobsfor seniors through grants.aarp should advocate for the lifting of the obama freeze on senior pay first,we have not got a raise since obama was elected that should the first goal if not close down you have no other use.
01/06/2011  From personal experience as a disabled person with a unique disability. I would like better considerations made for people like me. I'm a Laryngectomy & speak with an electronic device.
01/06/2011  more buses to and from....all public transportation often not sporatic like now
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01/06/2011  All drug related incarcerated individuals should be able to join the military. Any gang affiliated prisoners should be able to fight in our foreign wars. The Fire and Police depts should be merged with the Beach Patrol and Fed. Park Rangers.
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01/06/2011  AARP should make life insurance for seniors more affordable without raising premiums as the person ages, also fight for social security yearly increases, also employ senior citizens in their offices, including telephone services.
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01/06/2011  Use of cell phones without a speaker system should be outlawed
01/06/2011  get rid of obama care and we need a social security raise and impeach obama
01/08/2011  Keep oil wells far away from the Florida coast
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01/06/2011  Our Social Security benefits which were promised to us early in our working careers. Leave them alone and find some other method of securing the debt.
01/07/2011  support "ObamaCare"
01/06/2011  Work with Congress (Republicans and Democrats) to assist in bringing costs under control even if it means increasing the Social Security eligibility.
01/06/2011  environmental protection especially in the areas of water
01/06/2011  Be certain that the recently VOTER APPROVED constitutional change to FAIR REDISTRICTING is implemented and NOT ignored by this Republican state legislature. It MUST reflect the percentages of PARTY preferences of registered FLORIDA voters.
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01/06/2011  Uphold National Health Care Bill by opposing Florida's attempt to repeal it.
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01/06/2011  I would never trust you because of your backing of Obamacare. All you care about is making more money off the backs of senior citizens.
01/06/2011  revamping the tax system to a fair tax so that ALL people will pay their fair share of tax, not just those that work hard all their life, instead of sit on their buts at home, have babies, smoke crack and expect hardworking people to support them.
01/06/2011  more restrictiions of guns
01/06/2011  AARP must address the fact it has become a financial engine run by an insurance company and Big Pharma. It should go back to its original roots, as a membership organization formed for the benefit of its members, not a large group of well paid employees.
01/06/2011  There are no state legislative priorities that AARP should consider addressing. Stay out of the business of the government.
01/11/2011  Florida education is appalling especially at the High School level - this is our future. AARP should step in to lobby for better funding for schools.
01/06/2011  If u don't stop being an advocate for tooo many government programs, i can't continue to be AARP member. Government is not intended to care for us!!!!!
01/06/2011  state retirement plan kept intact for teachers
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01/06/2011  Support teachers and education. They are cheaper than law enforcement and prisons, among other reasons.
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01/09/2011  Education/Class size Helping the retired state employees (teachers, police, etc.) keep their insurance subsidy.
01/06/2011  Help to stop Obama Care in Florida since it is unconstitutional.
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01/06/2011  how about representing the interests of the age 50 plus group of Americans. Why all the partisan activity? Why spend so much money on promoting liberal issues? I speak with many people who have lost all confidence and TRUST in aarp. Tear up your card!!
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01/06/2011  help to repeal the health care billand to reimburse seniors for two years of our cola raises and help make sure we get them in the future on a figure that is real in figuring cola.Get a bill passed that keeps gov't out of health and end of life decisions.
01/09/2011  health care
01/06/2011  In this "season of the witches," we need to be careful not to allow any of the social safety net become fodder for political target practice in the name of deficit reduction.
01/30/2011  Foreclosures. Thje banks are destroying Florida's realestate market.
01/06/2011  affordable healthcare!!!!!
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01/06/2011  public accessability to waterways, gulf and ocean. Public transportation. High-speed rail service. Home and mobile home insurance more affordable. More trails and walk-ways in urban and suburban areas. Improve online information for seniors.
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01/06/2011  Personal health insurance NOT dictated by governemnt
01/06/2011  Affordable healthcare
01/06/2011  Gainful meaningful work opportunities in Green Energy and Healthcare for FLA
01/06/2011  RE-EVALUATE MEDICAID AND WELFARE APPROPRIATIONS
01/06/2011  Fight any reversals of Healthcare Reform.
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01/08/2011  Preserve the Deferred Retirement Options Program.
01/06/2011  Advocate for the repeal of HB-971 and replace it with a properly vetted Bill.
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01/06/2011  road maintenance and completion of road projects ready to go. (job employment) examine regulations and laws that are costing more money to enforce than revenue they raise. (free up business regulations)
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01/07/2011  A law that prohibits driving in the left hand lane when the driver behind blinks his lights to pass. Florida is the only state where the right hand lane is the passing lane.
01/06/2011  Persons aged 70 or older should have an extra exemption on their property taxes. Everything is getting so expensive we can't afford the most basic life necessities.
01/06/2011  proper nutrition for children in poverty
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01/06/2011  better schools for our grand children
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01/06/2011  In a film I recently saw replayed on TV, FDR said Social Security was to be an OLD AGE PENSION. Remove the 31% collecting social security that are not retirees. Quit calling it an entitlement program. The old age part WAS funded.
01/06/2011  help to stop illegal immigration help to make all of us energy independent make Fla. more friendly business oriented
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01/06/2011  lets see what happens when congress gets their heads screwed on tightly-AND if they want to cut back on their own house first.Most are just inept lwanta to be lawyers?
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01/08/2011  Education. Either all public or all private but not both! Get faith based supports Out of the system. Land Use, work to increase densities in urban centers and public transit systems and stop suburban sprawl!
02/03/2011  the repeal of Obama care and a replacement with a simpler bill. There are only three good things about Obama care 1. insurance companies can't refuse you because of a prexisting condion 2. insurance companies can't drop you because of an existing condion
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01/10/2011  Immigration laws enforced!!!!!!!!!!!
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01/07/2011  AARP needs to push for stiff State standards and oversight of long term care, short term care as well as in home care for Seniors needing these. Include stringent screening and prosecutions of care workers -Dr's to house helpers who abuse elderly.
01/09/2011  more stringent driving regulations for the elderly. How many people are injured or killed bvecause someone is behind the wheel that should not be. Make it easier for the elderly to get assistance for errands, Dr appts etc so thay don't need to drive
01/08/2011  Stop white elephant projects suggested by Gov. Scott and his St. Joe company partners Fact check Gov. Scott's words against his deeds Monitor use of state funds.
01/07/2011  While 14 other states have decriminalized the use of medical marijuana not Fl. Many seniors like myself use "pot" illegaly for pain releif. MY WIFE GOT ARRESTED AND PLACE IN JAIL OVER NIGHT. She is not a criminal...
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01/06/2011  Cost of living raises for Social Secuirity
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01/06/2011  lowering insurance premiums at all levels including the hartford
01/06/2011  Ans. Q. #7 -Severe penalties should be assessed against all AARP Rep.s and Delegates because you are lieing to the old people of this Great Nation in trying to sell a bunch of health goods that you "know" are not good in Obama's health bill.
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01/06/2011  Job creation
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01/06/2011  Try to stop the republican plundering of social programs that assist the poor. Try to expose the lies that constantly come out of Tallahassee and remember that our new governor is a fraudster and can not be trusted.
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01/06/2011  AARP should show membership terms (i.e. expiration date of memberships) on cards as other organizations do. I am constantly receiving membership renewals even though I should be paid thru May 2011. Why is this?
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01/06/2011  You best protect yourselves from the oncoming conservative onslaught. They want to dismantle Medicare & S/S. Most of your advice and operation revolve around these 2 critical issues. Without them, you'll have no significence.
01/11/2011  Eliminate the mandatory insurance law for FL condo owners..
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01/06/2011  Lower eal estate taxes for seniors
01/06/2011  AARP should advocate that Florida (and other states) support the federal health care law, AARP should advocate against the waste of state resources in attempts to challenge its constitutionality or otherwise thwart it..
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01/06/2011  It should be illegal to use a cell phone while driving. Talking on the Phone is just as deadly as Texting while driving. Also, People who park in Handicap spaces using someone else's Handicapped tag should be enforced.
01/06/2011  Require annual driving exams after age 75. People are on the road that shouldn't be. Possibly consider nightime restrictions!!
01/06/2011  1. Higher fines like $1,000.00 for littering our highways. North Carolina has that law and they are a beautiful state. 2. $500.00 fine for running red lights. 3. Mandatory 1 year suspension of driver licenses for drunk drivers.
01/06/2011  Health care Education Pet Peeve: Don't allow begging on street corners.
01/06/2011  Get the Senate and Congress to belong to the same programs all other Americans do -Social Security, Health Care, etc
01/07/2011  reducing all utility costs
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01/08/2011  what about obama's, elimanating the older population? I have been hearing & reading a lot on this subject. Also health insurance is no better then when he took office. This so called president cares nothing about the american people!
01/07/2011  Getting increases on our Social Security--after all, it's our money! $449 a month is absurd. Immigrants get $1,500 monthly, food stamps, medical & rent, low interest business loans, etc. We paid taxes for us, not them.
01/06/2011  LEGISLATIVE BODY Waste from duplication of services. Limit to unecessary perks (eg; travel, time off). Accountability in their presence and accomplishing the business for which they were elected to do. ELECTORATE Provide safe roads, bridges, infrastr.
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01/06/2011  I have been paying out of pocket and/or getting samples. Why will I be Penalized if I now decide to buy plan D Insurance. I haven't cost Medicare nothing for prescription drugs, now I will be penalized - that is so unfair
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01/06/2011  Repealing "ObamaCare" !!!!!!!!! Getting him (and other like-minded individuals) out of the White House in 2012.
01/06/2011  Stop the Repubs from hurting health care reforms.
01/09/2011  jobs
01/06/2011  DO NOT BACK THE SOCIALIST ACTIVITIES OF THIS ADMINISTRATION JUST TO GET A COUPLE OF SEEMINGLY GOOD IDEAS PASSED. EITHER SUPPORT OR STAY OUT OF THE WAY OF THE REPEAL PROCESS.
01/08/2011  Homeless people, reduction of welfare rolls, and reducing unemployment.
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01/06/2011  Severe penalties for abuse of animals.
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01/06/2011  affordable health care should be no.1
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01/06/2011  Our Health Care is Adequet. Just make some necaessary Changes ... Repeal Obabma Care completely .start from Scratch
01/06/2011  There needs to be NO offshore drilling for oil.
01/06/2011  A total redo of Obamacare. Switzerland has the second highest medical costs per capita after the US, but are 40% below ours, while 100% of Swiss citizens and foreign residents have access to universal medical care covered by private insurance.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Government Watch Get Rid of Medicaid miss use Stop the two Wars Seal off our bordens ship all illegal back to ware they came from make the gov. pay back all IOU to Social Security
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01/06/2011  The removal of Rick Scott as Governor. If he does to FL, what he did to the employees of Columbia HCA, we are ALL in trouble.
01/06/2011  JOB CREATION
01/06/2011  Stiffer penalties for drunk driving
01/09/2011  Encourage the State to get out of the property Insurance business. Support a property tax that is reduced and stable (very low percentage change). Eliminate Government waste & Unions.
01/06/2011  A responsible review of state law and policy concerning state, county and municipal employee and elected official/r epresentative wage rates and benefit/retirement plans with a focus on assuring equitywith non-govt jobs.
01/06/2011  AARP simply MUST STOP constantly trying to sell people insurance. The visible face of AARP has become PR firm for gigantic insurance companies. AARP was once highly respected for its ethics and principles. Now, it seems AARP is 90% focused on profits!
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01/06/2011  Increase job creation incentives.
01/06/2011  do not block the repeal of Obamacare. You should never have gone along with it in the first place.
01/06/2011  Continue to educate floridians on the impact that TABOR type programs or laws will have on Floridians economically, educationally,infastructually , etc
01/07/2011  We want less health INSURANCE and more health CARE like other civilized societies. WE WANT A UNIVERSAL SINGLE PAYER HEALTH CARE SYSTEM LIKE CANADA. It is my opinion that AARP has become a whore for big money interests.
01/11/2011  fight the new governor about his wanting to do away with teacher tenure, and have all teachers only on merit pay.
01/14/2011  Not sure.
01/12/2011  AARP should work on taking people off their solicitation lists when kindly asked to instead of ignoring over 50 requests to do such for me. I don't think AARP is a very reputable organization since they endorse UHC who ripped me off for over $7000.
01/06/2011  TAX BREAKS FOR SENIORS
01/06/2011  State help for elderly
01/06/2011  Off Shore Drilling. Closer supervision of existing off shore drillingi
01/06/2011  health care
01/06/2011  Just remember that the newly elected governor of Florida "perpetrated. . . financial scams" in his past position. Please monitor his activities carefully.
01/06/2011  Removing obsticales to getting more job producing companies in Florida' Require all immigrants speak and read english.
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01/06/2011  Saving the public school system Preventing drilling in the Gulf
01/06/2011  EMPLOYMENT FOR OLDER PEOPLE
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01/06/2011  Lower taxes-cut spending-reduce salaries and pensions for government employees and unions.
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01/06/2011  o Driving: Stay on the RIGHT, except to pass or heavy traffic. Use turn signals
01/06/2011  Illegal immigrants, health care reform, legal abortion
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01/06/2011  Better health care for elderly
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01/06/2011  Someone should regulate Supplemental Ins Cos from raising their rates with exorbant amounts. My Bankers Life went up last year 21.00 per month (2010) to this year in 2011 raised 35.00 per month. Who controls this. I do not support AARP as they are no help
01/06/2011  How about our new Gov & the LARGEST MEDI-CARE FRAUD EVVVVVVVVVVVVVVer. HE SHOULD BE N JAIL $ever!!!!!!!!!
01/06/2011  Insurance companies who pull out of the state should not be allowed to sell any kind of insurance in the state. Allstate, State Farm, etc.
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01/06/2011  na
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01/10/2011  Public transportation
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01/06/2011  Do the Common Sense Health program instead of ObamaCare. Keep no smoking laws Keep marjuana a potent drug. The substitute costs 1700 a month for pain. reduce cost. should be something less exensive.
01/07/2011  protecting the environment plus having a greater number of staff at state government to assist with providing a more secure social safety net
01/06/2011  Improve Health Care benefits for LEGAL Citizens, and STOP all health care for illegals.
01/06/2011  Try to reduce as much as possible age discrimintion in hiring and promoting.
01/11/2011  I am concern about lifting regulations for doing business in the STATE of FL. We may live to regret this.
01/06/2011  Lowering medications and property taxes for those over 65 and/or once retired.
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01/09/2011  Better gun regulations and OUTLAWING SEMI-AUTOMATIC WEAPONS OF ANY KIND
01/06/2011  The elderly and Medicare recipients of all kinds need an affordable dental plan. I'm on disability, with a fixed income, but I cannot afford dental care.
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01/06/2011  Reduced small business taxes to incent job growth and enable housing to become more easily available.
01/06/2011  reduce home and car insurance
01/06/2011  Affordable health care -- do not support efforts to revoke the health care bill in any way.
01/06/2011  Maintaining Social Security benefits
01/06/2011  Protect older Americas right to work!!!!!!!!!!!
01/06/2011  TO SUPPORT A NATIONAL PUBLIC OPTION PROGRAM FOR HEALTH CARE REFORM.
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01/06/2011  impeach rick scott
01/06/2011  Don't let them gut environmental protections or disband the DCA or developers will take over the state again! Advocate to close down the "pill mills". Fight Medicare/Medicaid fraud.
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01/06/2011  funding for shelters for victims of domestic violence!!! Help actually build quality shelters as well.Howver they should be run by non-profit organizations.
01/10/2011  AARP should advocate against using public funds to assist illegal aliens.
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01/06/2011  Be honest with Seniors instead of telling them the cost of living had not risen since 2008 in order to deprive them of even a small increase , sometimes only $15 a month which they badly need. That's wrong in anybody's book!
01/06/2011  continued rising cost of medical treatments, both Doctors and insurance.
01/06/2011  Attacks on Medicare & medicaid
01/06/2011  the re-issuing of drivers licenses to seniors. for their safety and the safety of others.
01/06/2011  watchdog over new political redistricting which now unfairly disenfranchises Seniors by grouping a Democratic majority into safe districts for Republicans. Help insure the letter of intent of the voter approved amendment is adhered to.
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01/06/2011  Politicians and civil service workers should not be able to accept any form of gratuity-gift, payment from anyone other then their salary. all Politicions and Civil Service workers should be on Social Security and Medicare when they leave their jobs.
01/06/2011  Build high speed rail system in the middle of interstate highways. Land is already owned and paid for. Use magnetic or electric trains. This would produce a lot of jobs for the state..
01/06/2011  repeal Obama Care
01/06/2011  More frequent driver exams both behind the wheel and written.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Protecting Soc SEc
01/07/2011  vehicle insurance, property insurance, wages, sales tax exemptions, increases in permits, licenses and motor vehicle registration.
01/06/2011  I would like to help the government cut its spending so whatever AARP addresses please don't let it mean more spending/taxes. It is a shame we have to make a law that prohibits texting while driving but it's getting hard to fix stupid with education.
01/06/2011  Advocate for same-sex marriage and civil unions. Support Obama's health care initiatives; stop opposing them.
01/06/2011  not allow insurance companies to cancel h/o coverage at the height of the hurricane season w/o a solid reason dictated by the florida legislators.
01/06/2011  Medical costs,-keep SS and medicare funded, and help to get rid of Obama care as written. No one should be forced to purchase Obama Care and no one should have to pay for insurance,education,and (other) benifits that apply to undocumented peoples
01/06/2011  pensions
01/06/2011  Control spending
01/06/2011  Get AARP OUT of being involved with any Government body. PERIOD. Regardless of the issue. You NO LONGER represent your members. Shame on you.
01/06/2011  Reduced rates for Florida residents for state parks/facilities and other attractions.
01/06/2011  Being able to purchasee health insurance in other states.
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01/06/2011  Equal jobs and employment and pay for Seniors who are able to and have to work. Not $5.00 an hour for Seniors.thru AARPThat is thru Workforce one & if you speak to an AARP representative there you lose your unemployment benefits
01/06/2011  Incorporate dental insurance into health plan. I mean good dental coverage.
01/23/2011  ANIMAL CRUELTY LAWS AND STOPPING THE BREEDING AND SALE OF EXOTIC SPECIES LIKE TIGERS ETC.
01/07/2011  infrastructure and education
01/06/2011  Repeal Obama Care
01/06/2011  The government should STOP taking money from us seniors. Start giving us raises in our Social Security checks. Take the money from some worthless program. Give the money to people who really need it
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01/06/2011  Laws should be inforced in crime against the elderly.
01/06/2011  Debt reduction...all should participate including retired.
01/06/2011  If senors make only $25,000 a year. They should qualify for Food Stamps.
01/06/2011  Mobile home insurance is out of sight. Premiums are too high and coverage does not reflect replacement costs. It's my biggest worry.
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  The pervasive discrimination rampant in the workplace. The latest/easiest way to discriminate is through the internet as the primary application process. No response is required. Any clues to applicant's age results in immediate elimination.
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01/06/2011  lowering property taxes for homeowners age 62 & up by them not having to pay the School portion on property taxes
01/07/2011  Any one over 75 should be made to take a drivers road test and have a written slip from eye Dr. for vision. Know people 92 that has had liscense for 10 year thru the mail. BAD!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  eliminate annual deductibles and co pay fees for all social security & disability recipients, eliminate federal tax withholding from seniors receiving social security. there are many barely make it on their check.
01/07/2011  Protecting the environment, education, and safety issues, such as fire and police protection.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/28/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  less goverment give the people rights back
01/07/2011  NO OBAMACARE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
01/29/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  The SS COLA formula is not based on a representative basket of items and assumes costs for urban wage earners is representative of SS recipients. Expenses for health care, gas, food and utilities have certainly risen in the past two years yet no COLA .
01/06/2011  repeal the new health care law
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01/06/2011  Does question 7 apply to congressional Democrats??
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01/06/2011  Provide property tax breaks for retirees on limited fixed incomes.
01/06/2011  Advocate for greater driver education on pedestrian and cyclist safety, e.g. TV and newspaper campaigns, require driver awareness tips at license renewal, post more visible crosswalk warnings, etc. so it's safer to walk and bike on public streets.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Stop the attorney general from advocating repeal of health reform!
01/06/2011  protect medicare &soc security -protect shores -schools need stricter programs, grade teachers - w/consderation of class/student abilities, not test scores - not reduce public school funding by using vouchers to private scho
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Giving those over 50 more help in staying in their homes. I have requested my mortgage servicer to restructure my mortage as I meet all the qualifications. They will not because I am making my payment. My daughter is helping me make my payment.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Transport tation Housing for elerly
01/11/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Property tax exemptions....
01/09/2011  Due to recent events in AZ, we must do something to curtail or stop those cable and radio personalities who instead of enlighting the public to political issues, use their media power to insight public opinion for their ideas. The Fox network commentators
01/06/2011  Social Security and Medicare Taxes are money taken from our pay check to be used for our retirement years. This is suppose to be in a trust fund for the person supplying the money, not to be used for various slush funds. Stop the over taxed scam.
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01/06/2011  n/a
01/06/2011  Repeal Obamacare immediately. It is costing my wife and I a fortune in increased premiums and deductibles.
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01/06/2011  get to federal and social security you shoud have fought harder when the took it away for two years. They had big money for auto co. and banks etc, After all the money that has been taken from social security over the years and put into the federal budge
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01/06/2011  Fraud in the Medical assistance and supplies; it is rampant . The new attorney Gen is dedicate to eliminating it , any assistance will benefit the entire population amd needs of Florida .
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01/07/2011  caregiving in home for elderly
01/06/2011  DO NOT repeal the health plan but sieve out and improve the sections that is not appropriate in other words improve on it. there are too many great parts why let bad parts contaminate the whole and for God sake bring back the manufacturing jobs..
01/06/2011  Fight state AG efforts to repeal Healthcare reform Eliminate Medicare Fraud Require transparency in state legislation and legislatorsl financial reporting Require legislators who demand unreal spending cuts to refuse annual pay and perk raises
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  I think that AARP should address the issues of citizens living at poverty level, help with low income housing, and trying to deal with homelessness.
01/06/2011  Protect education from Scott Agenda. Very destructive ideas coming from his new administration.
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01/06/2011  health care, perscription drugs cost
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01/06/2011  TO ENSURE THAT SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE ARE NOT MESSED WITH IN THIS STATE IN ANY SHAPE OR FORM. SAME APPLIES TO THE CONGRESS"""
01/06/2011  Do not, I repeat ,do not engage in any form of support or legislation that seeks to change or modify our new national health care program that is excluding any group or hurting seniors. Support immigration reform in a positive way not in punitive ways.
01/06/2011  health and safety issues with children in the public schools
01/06/2011  Gasoline price regulation.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/19/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/14/2011  homestead exemptionts for seniors allowed to move when house is sold
01/07/2011  all Nursing home and ECF facility residents should have advance directives
01/27/2011  Illegalize holding a cellphone with your hand while driving. Stiffer penalties against those that target Senior citizens in investment scams Cheaper medication prices for Seniors fighting Cancer, COPD, etc.
01/06/2011  Conservative values and spending!!!!!!! Repeal Health Care bill
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01/09/2011  Health Care If people on Cobra can continue it longer than 18 months because we cannot get insurance anywhere else. I am 50 Lbs. overweight and take blood pressure medication and CANNOT get health insurance WHY!!! HELP Vincent Vigilante
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  quit selling out your members just to get more goverment funds.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  modular home insurance
01/06/2011  There should be a law against driving and using ceell phones and definitely NO texting while driving or in a car unless it is parked. Birth rights not given to illegal aliens.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Caps on homeowner insurance hikes. School tax exemptions for retired persons
01/18/2011  NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY,
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Get rid of Valdemort.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  More commitment to hiring 55+
01/07/2011  Extremely high fees for registering a vehicle when relocating to Florida from another state. The high fees that were charged in early 90's when I relocated to Florida. It was reversed as unconstitutional. Money was retuned. Why now has it reappeared?
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  affordable health care
01/09/2011  With an older population, affordable health insurance for indivisuals that have not turned 65 years old. Severe penalties for companies that try to take advantage of older individuals. Such as in the pest control and air conditioning businesses.
01/07/2011  Incentives for solar uses to reduce dependence on depleteing energy sources ,ie. oil, gas, coal. addressing housing options: particularly co-housing
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Driver distraction law - no phones - no texting - no applying make-up or eating breakfast. And no holding your dog in your lap while you drive! I can't believe what people do when driving their cars! I've seen people reading while driving!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
02/12/2011  getting Republicans out of office
01/15/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  No cuts to medicaid. Stronger enforcement at state level to shut down pill factories. Stronger enforecment to prevent Medicare fraud.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Helping those that are unemployed find work in whatever jobs they could physically do. And having a place to go to when they are behind mortgage ways to get financial help to catch up.
01/06/2011  aarp should not advocate for the obomacare medical program-terrible medical plan
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01/06/2011  Those I checked
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01/06/2011  Rhode Island and the illegal immigrents.
01/06/2011  Require motorcyclist to wear helmets. Ban/limit cell phone use while driving. Promote enforcement of the noise (loud) boom boxes in autos.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Help for unemployed 50 and over
01/06/2011  Protect social security payments, do not lower. Continue Mortgage interest deduction on taxes.
01/14/2011  Health care
01/06/2011  Keeping tuition costs at state colleges and universities at an affordable level for Florida residents.
01/07/2011  All state and federal employees, including congressmen on both levels, should be required to pay into Social Security.
01/07/2011  double dipping of our taxes.
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01/07/2011  FLAT TAX
01/06/2011  the rising cost of health care & medicines
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Let's go national please. Social security raises and protection of Medicare (Health Advantage) Gold Plus Plans. Quit being so liberal and protect us Seniors. I am tiring of AARP's positions on seniors.
01/06/2011  Traffic safety & enforcement: speed, red light running. Jail uninsured motorists. Jail unlicensed (susp / revok) drivers.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Lowering the insurance premiums for windstorm coverage. My insurance premiums are higher than my mortgage premiums.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Increase public transportation; Increase quality of educational system
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Prevent the change of Florida real estate law to make non judicial foreclosures the means of foreclosing on property. Stop financial institutions that used unethical brokers to scam homeowners with exotic (interest only, 125, choose your payment etc)
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  DO NOT CUT FUNDING OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEMS IN FL; DO NOT CUT AID BY VOUCHERS TO COUNTIES AND LOCAL BOARDS OF EDUCATION BY FUNDING CHARTER SCHOOLS. SUPPORT EVERGLADES PROTECTIONS.
01/06/2011  In my opinion, there is a pressing need for better inspection processes and standards at nursing homes and rehab facilities state-wide.
01/09/2011  INSURANCE RATES CONTROLLED FOR PEOPLE OVER 60 ON ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE& DECENT COVERAGES AVAILABLE FOR AFFORDABLE PRICES.
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01/08/2011  don't know
01/06/2011  Support efforts by Florida Attorney General re: unconstitutionality of Obamacare!!
01/06/2011  Medical and dental care. Aging servicemembers.
01/07/2011  Social Security issues
01/06/2011  i am 54 put on disability by employer..have no insurance..live on 1399.00 a month am very sick denied ssdi..no where to get medical,mental ,food or drug help. I fall between the lines. what do i do??? what do others do???Lie
01/06/2011  Hiring of mature Florida certified teachers. At present, they are unable to get jobs due to budget constraints. They are viewed as a financial liability as their experience puts them at a higher salary level. Their salaries should be negotiable.
01/06/2011  While Congress gives much money away and for a second year no COLA is given I feel this is not acceptable. I worked and paid for others now its my turn and others to receive ours and cut all this give away we see in Washington. It starts at home first.
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01/06/2011  Education reform issues
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  lower taxes.cut goverment spending.STOP ALL FUTURE BORROWING.
01/06/2011  I don't think people over a certain age should drive - say 85 years old. Increase use of public transport is important to retired people and therefore, should be strengthened. The opposite seems to be happening.
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01/06/2011  It's not that we're stupid, but we really need strong laws to prevent business from taking advantage of seniors. Unscrupulious businesses take advantage of seniors and refuse to do the right thing when confronted with the issue.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Less tax on gasoline
01/06/2011  ana control of taxes on gas? Doubt it...ban ciggarettes machines period..so kids don't have access.. ( I smoked for 28 years but quite when I lost my brother in law to lung cancer) 18 years ago.Make maruhana legal for medicianl purposes it works 4 cancer
01/31/2011  AARP should represent the members rather than the corporate or governmental cultures. With all the members, AARP should be able to survey as to what the membership needs.
01/06/2011  Try to figure out how to improve our educational system efficiently without turning it over to the private school industry.
01/06/2011  EASIER WAY TO VERIFY IF ELECTRICIANS, PLUMBERS, CONTRACTORS, ETC HAVE VALID "FLORIDA LICENSES"
01/06/2011  Support public education.
01/06/2011  Doctors accepting Medicaid and Medicare Don't appeal Health Care reforms Give cost of living raises to SS instead of giving more to congress and house reps. No off-shore drilling in Florida
01/06/2011  Repeal Obama Care
01/06/2011  increase jobs
01/06/2011  The State deficit needs to be fixed. Higher taxes are not a remedy since they will only drive people from the state. Higher property taxes or sales tax will further hurt the economy. There will be many hard choices needed to cut spending.
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01/06/2011  AARP should push for passage of the FairTax bill in Washington and support any state efforts on its behalf.
01/06/2011  none
01/06/2011  STOP RUNAWAY RAISES IN ALL ASPECTS IN MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PLANS. RAISE THE LEVEL OF INCOME FOR THE MEDICARE ASSISTANCE WITH PRESCRIPTION DRUGS..
01/06/2011  Health Care, especially a public option
01/06/2011  Utility rates, specifically FL Light & Power, must be reined in! Every rate increase we give to FL Light & Power is money that is being taken directly out of the business that we cannot patronize!
01/14/2011  Reducing the cost for providing healthcare services fto all Floridians.
01/22/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Recycling laws that require business to place deposits on cans and bottles. Laws against cell phone use by car drivers.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Abolish the sale of handguns to persona convicted of serious misdemeanors that involved harm to others; Further restrict sex offenders; Stop sending me endless offers for.life insurance that I am inelfor!
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Repeal ObamCare
01/06/2011  HOME OWNERS insurance in Florida
01/06/2011  AARP should focus on legislation that affects retirees and elderly--accessibility to vitamins and minerals (lobby against regulating supplements to keep them out of the hands of big drug companies), better medical care for seniors, the above only for seni
01/06/2011  prevent the legislature from making further cuts in programs designed to help victims of domestic violence and child abuse.
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01/06/2011  Political education. Teach people to listen to the facts instead of the emotional appeal of what the politicians are conveying. They elected a governor who is very, very rich because he is stealing their Medicare money. The GOP is no friend of seniors
01/06/2011  Insure that homeowners insurance companies cannot hide their TRUE income by transferring to a parent company either in FL or another state.
01/06/2011  Exclude home and annuities, IRA's, etc from qualification requirements for help where income is insufficient.
01/06/2011  I'm in Michigan now, have home in Florida. These things go for all states. Internet targets by scam artists should be eliminated. Perpretrators should be prosecuted.
01/06/2011  any person holding any political office that has dual citizenship with any country should sign a pledge that the interests of the U.S.A and its citizens comes first above others .And any person who betrays that pledge should be deported to that country.
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01/09/2011  increase the tax rate 10% on everyone making more than $500,000.00
01/10/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Financial survival for retired seniors whos savings have been destroyed by the stock market crash.
01/10/2011  scams against elderly safe investment alternatives with high interest rates for income
01/06/2011  ban all cell phone use , while driving.
01/06/2011  'vigorously oppose any change in the FL Constitution that would allow an income tax.
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01/06/2011  Keep social security and medicare solvent and not let anyone mess with the programs.
01/07/2011  Support Florida"s lead to repeal Obamacare
01/06/2011  Healthcare issues regarding drug costs.
01/06/2011  none
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01/06/2011  no opinion
01/09/2011  K-12 cost of education
01/06/2011  You should advocate for elimination of Obamacare. AARP should never have supported this and why I am no longer a member
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  environmental protections public school funding no to private school vouchers
01/10/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  insurance rates
01/07/2011  to not being reactive in the negative with public education - K-12.
01/06/2011  Health Care Reform. I have to pay for my own health insurance. I am 58 and have a long way to go for Medicare. If I want excellent insurance, my monthly premium would be $1,500. I settled for less.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  hOW ABOUT COLA RAISES FOR S/S
01/08/2011  Drivers license vision tests and health tests for renewals over the age of 65
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Cost of living increases
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01/07/2011  No pension reform legislation that reduces benefits for any current retirees or future retirees with more than 15 years service with the state at the date the legislation is proposed or enacted.
01/06/2011  I think AARP should establish a provess to evaluate these issues and take action for the issues that do not meet benchmarks. There are many AARP members that do not have sufficient income to live on. These members should possibly have a special rate.
01/06/2011  I am stuck with medicade-share of cost. This is the most insain I've ever seen. I'm on disability and get $1204 a month and have to pay $1004 a month before medicade will pay for anything!!!!!!! STUPID--HELP.
01/09/2011  taxes on property and home owners insurance should be lowered for everyone in Florida.
01/06/2011  improve education
01/06/2011  AARP should advocate for the people of Florida that are now burdened with Self -Serving politicians that have used their positions for Their welfare.Also Please help us save our public schools!!!!!!!!!!!!
01/18/2011  Restricting new development in light of the glut of foreclosed properties. Preserve our water supply and not allow water bottling companies to profit from selling our precious resource. There was a recent case here and the water bottler won!
01/06/2011  Stop wasting FL taxpayers money in fighting Federal issues you cannot change like healthcare, advocate for affordable homeowners insurance, tort reform
01/07/2011  keeping the social security system in place. we have paid all our lives & they keep raising age & cutting benefits!!! how does this serve seniors???
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01/06/2011  Benefits of de-regulation, tax incentives for business, tort reform, anti-union, education vouchers, etc., should all be specifically defined, guaranteed, quantified and documented prior to such actions taken.
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01/06/2011  help seniors with meds. why are so unnessary meds are giving seniors .they take 15 to 20 pills a days . and why? have drs. help seniors with a better health.not so fast to give out meds . too expensive. do i eat or take meds.
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01/06/2011  reducing prices for theater, plays,health clubs,with true discounts at all stores...
01/06/2011  *Stiffer penalties for employers of illegal aliens. No easy pathway for citizenship status for illegals. *Repeal of bi-lingual signage and phone messaging.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  More funds for bike paths.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  ADVOCATE JOBS FOR SENIORS
01/07/2011  Change the Lien Law!!!
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01/06/2011  Must be legal to live here and collect money and or services
01/06/2011  Repeal healthcare
01/06/2011  Make of public record the wages, retirement and benefits of politicians. See how this amount corresponds with other spending such as welfare, medicaid, education and so on. As Americans we get the bill with no receipt.
01/06/2011  Cheaper RX for everyone. It is rediculous and insulting what the American public pays. Health care doesn't cover most RX so it is out of pocket. In this economy people can not afford to feed themselves and the drug companies just get richer. no space left
01/06/2011  If you really want to do something useful advocate the prosecution of legislators that stole or embezzled the trust fund for Social Security. Our government is a farse and unethical.
01/08/2011  Penalize uninsured motorists, auto insurance too high, so many drivers with no insurance. All canceled auto plates should be required to be turned into DMV so that they are not used on vehicles that are uninsured. Outrageous they are not collected.
01/14/2011  I AM 53Y/O, AND I CANNOT GET A JOB ANYWHERE IN MY AREA. THIS MAKES ME SAD!! I AM A GREAT BARTENDER,AND EVERYONE IN TOWN WANTS "YOUNGER,INEXPERIENCED".Im NOT OLD Im MATURE, HELP ME
01/08/2011  Kill obamacare and the repeal of gays in military and balanced budget addmenment
01/06/2011  1. Repeal or major overhaul of ObomaCare. Advocate reasonable and meaningful INSURANCE REFORM. 2. Advocate for moderation in political positions. Stop the partisan infighting. Sponsor political debates and support ONLY cooperating politicians.
01/07/2011  term limits for all
01/06/2011  Helping the Governor and his staff create new jobs. Working for better education in Fl.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Not frivolous: To better serve slower-moving seniors & better accommodate faster-moving customers, there should be designated "senior" service areas/checkout lines staffed by patient, understanding workers in all business environments.
01/06/2011  AARP should get and keep out of politics and should not be a lobiest. AARP has done more to distroy my way of life then anything or any other person.
01/06/2011  AARP needs to learn what thw word Bi-partsian" means
01/06/2011  The rediculously high cost of registering a motor vehicle when you first move to Florida.
01/06/2011  lowering the cost of insurance and regulating how insurance companies raise rates and spend out money.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Medical care for all
01/06/2011  You should LISTEN to your members. I am no longer a member due to your support of the Obama-care program, and your support of this administration which is spending us into becoming a third world nation.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Better overseeing of nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/19/2011  health care reform, unemployment
01/06/2011  Support the Health Care Law as is.
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01/06/2011  Lobby for high speed rail More & better discounts for entertainment venues & travel More participating restaurants offering discount
01/06/2011  AARP is not a voice of the people it claims to represent. It is no longer an advocate for the elderly; it is a for-profit business seeking political national power power. I think it should be ignored in Florida.
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01/08/2011  AFFORDABLE DENTAL AND MEDICAL INSURANCE.
01/06/2011  I DONT BELONG TO AARP DO TO THERE BACKING OF THE PRESIDENTS HEALTH BILL
01/06/2011  keep a close eye on our new govenor he bought that position with dirty money
01/06/2011  Protecting Social Security, and help with medications that are out of sight in cost to those who can least afford it.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  REPEAL OBAMACARE!
01/06/2011  Medicare D
01/06/2011  prosecution of corrupt politicians
01/06/2011  Support health care reform law.
01/09/2011  Not allowed to drive when you are too old, can't see too well. having no business driving. Should not be allowed to have a hang tag, if you are well. Have you seen some of the people who get out of their cars?
01/06/2011  Fight for the rights of law abiding retiree gun owners to use them for self defense
01/06/2011  AARP SHOULD STOP SUPPORTING SOCIALISTIC AGENDAS AND POLITICIANS THEY ADVOCATE THEM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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01/06/2011  Illiligal immigrents - send them back
01/06/2011  Get a grip on government spending and special interest groups. Also demand the borders be secured and send all illegals out of the country.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Severe penalties for crimes against the elderly!
01/07/2011  Make sure our Federal Represents are instructed to vote against Pork programs for all states and a more conservative balanced budget
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Since many of us will be forced to work way beyond retirement... there needs to be re-training programs and prosecution for employment with age bias. The State needs to quit being addicted to real estate development as their primary means of income.
01/07/2011  balance state budget
01/07/2011  Adopt laws that would attract high wage manufacturing jobs. FL is too dependent on retail and constructions n businesses.
01/08/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/07/2011  health insuance expenses
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Encourage the responsible use of lawn fertilizers in our communties. Only by limiting the amount of fertilizer on our lawns can we assure cleaner public waterways along Florida's coast line.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Clean Air! The skies have become choked with particulate matter...especially in South Florida (?burning of sugar cane).
01/06/2011  Reduce home owners insurance when there are no hurricanes and property value drops due to economic climate.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/10/2011  health care - BCBS Florida
01/08/2011  Lower Insurance ( car) rates.
01/06/2011  Universal Health Care
01/06/2011  Reducing the size of state government.............
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01/06/2011  I feel that it's imperative for Floida to pass a state law to prohibit HOA's in over 55 communities to outlaw pets for the elderly. Not only does having a pet gives us a reason to live, but is very healthy, both physically, as well as emotionally for us.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  The bill Introduced in the House to repeal the health care bill.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Affordable health insurance for either those too young for SS, or supplimental for rehose who do qualify for Medicare.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  harsher drunk driving penalities.....illigal aliens, must come into the US legally... no amnesty for illigal aliens already in the US.... no social security for those who have not paid into it.....support our troops
01/08/2011  SAVE THE PUBLIC EDUCATION FROM CHANGES THAT OUR NEW GOVERNOR IS TRYING TO DO. MAINTAIN TEACHER TENYER, END FCAT,PUT MORE MONEY INTO EDUCATION STOP TAKING MONEY AWAY FROM THE POOR, THE ELDERLY,OUR CHILDREN
01/10/2011  Adressing the issue of of theSocial Security Pension Plan beeing underfundes and the possible demise of PBGC
01/06/2011  Be kinder to snow-bird AARP members regarding fees in state parks and forests. I am familiar with a state forest which provides camping and used to be available at 1/2 price to seniors. Now it is restricted to Fla. seniors. Bad state planning.
01/06/2011  Fight Florida's challenge of the new health care law.
01/06/2011  happy new year 2011
01/06/2011  AARP can kiss my ass. You sold out retirees to kiss up to Obama Care. So KISS MY ASS. I quit AARP last year.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Keeping jobs for 50+. Many people at this level cannot retire, but are having difficulty finding new jobs or even keeping the ones they have due to the economy
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  The state and federal goverments should promote business planing for job growth as well as profit. Without jobs profit will not be there due to a loss of people who can buy the products made.
01/07/2011  Using any mobile phone while driving should be banned by law and the driving age should be raised to 18.,
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01/06/2011  Lowering iof State sales tax.
01/06/2011  Property tax reform for seniors on a fixed income.
01/06/2011  Affordable health care for persons age 50 to 64 years.
01/07/2011  eliminate cell phone usage while driving too. tough on persons harming seniors physically, emotionally, or financially
01/06/2011  put rick scott in jail for fraud directed at floridians, upbilling medicare and medicade. If it had been looked into you could add price fixing if wages for hospital workers.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Increase availabilty of Home Owner Insurance and reduction of rates Reduction of Auto Insurance rates
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  To leave Social Security alone. Affordable Life Insurance. Affordable Medications for the ederly.
01/06/2011  Repeal of the presidents health care agenda.
01/06/2011  Block any effort to weaken public eduaction....no vouchers
01/06/2011  n/a
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Saving the environment Real Estate Development Reducing Crime
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  From time to time, Publish Names, addresses, email and telephone of state and federal senators and represenatives. As added bonus for us, state their committee and or their apparent interest(campagne promises) to facilitate correspondence.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Gasoline prices are too high right now...what can be done about this?
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Protecting the retirement of state employee from increased taxes and increase in the cost of healthcare suppliment ins.
01/12/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Cheaper individual health insurance policies.
01/10/2011  DROP retirement for Florida TEACHERS!!!
01/06/2011  education - a return to a progressive tax structure instead of regressive - legislate to voter needs instead of the continuation of "the old boys network" which narrowly focuses only on the few
01/06/2011  Keeping a lid on taxes that affect the elderly.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  We strongly need affordable RX plans and medical provider plans that do not wipe out checking, saving and 401k plans for seniors.
01/23/2011  Open access to medical insurance at reasonable cost for those who are not yet Medicare eligible to include prescription drugs and exclude the ability of insurers to deny you for preexisting conditions,
01/06/2011  cell phone use while driving except for emergencies
01/07/2011  protect the employees covered under the Florida retirement system from changes that the new administration might be thinking of so they can balance there budget on the backs of present and former employees
01/06/2011  Cell phone use by drivers should be prohibited by law.
01/06/2011  support health care reform. support leaving medicare and social security alone.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  repeal obama care! I am a past member and the reason for me in the past statust is simply arrp support of Oboma caare ! Damn You!
01/06/2011  Reducing cost of homeowner's infurance for all Floridians. Those whol build on the shores should carry the brunt of their increased insurance costs.
01/06/2011  Not allow the President's Healthcare reform!. Yes, we need something to insure all people, but if poeple can't afford insurance making them pay isnt the answer. How can they force people to pay in this recession?r
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Advocate to educate more seniors about health and financial matters, especially Spanish speaking population.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Help our new governor stop the eco-wackos from using EPA restrictions to eliminate industry and jobs. I totally resent the AARP supporting Obama and his real Agenda! No industry, no jobs, no tax base, collapse of government and all benefits .
01/06/2011  Healyth Care
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02/28/2011  Home Owners ins. rates are 4 times higher on my Fl. home than my Mi. home. Mr.Christ and our legislature's talked alot about regulating costs of this industry but companies stop writing policies for HO3 but they stay and write car policies. You do nothing
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  As an employment lawyer, I find that Florida's harsh non-compete laws have a disparate impact on older Floridians. Those laws need to be modified so that they can't be enforced if a person is fired without cause, or if they are employed for a short time.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
02/09/2011  1. End abortions. 2. Allow prayer in school. 3. Senior homeowners 75+years old; cap their real estate tax at no more than their Federal Income Tax. At this age, health costs makes tax money scarce.
01/06/2011  make the sale of and use of fireworks devices except by persons authorized by permits completely illegal and not vaguely allowed for the annoyance of birds which is a thinly veiled permission allowed by politics. Slap on the wrists are stupid FINE THEM
01/06/2011  Health Care - No problems with what we have now
01/06/2011  Affordable health insurance
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Repeal Obama Healthcare!
01/06/2011  Advocate against repeal of the recently enacted Health Care legislation. Lets keep it.
01/06/2011  healthcare reform
01/06/2011  Appeal Obama Care!!!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Increase penalties for those who are found guilty of victimizing senior citizens of our state. Make the penalties and/or fines sufficient to get their attention. Financial fraud perpetrated on our senior citizens should not be tolerated.
01/06/2011  I think that it is important that we continue to support our government and show respect for those who have been elected.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  advocating for seniors against financial scams. Going after banks that are refusing or scamming people who are in dire straits and need a modification program. More information to be available for all circumstance, modification, unemployment, finacial
01/06/2011  Make it easier to recycle more of household waste
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Keep supporting social security and to give yearly increases
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  This is in a sense legislative as I want to see AARP tear itself away from being little more than a wing of the Democratic Party, both in Florida and nationally.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  Medical Insurance Benefits
01/06/2011  The increase in ldrivers license fees and car registration fees should be reduced to prior levels. Also some form of mass transit for rural areas should be considered. Not free buses to certain locations but regular routed services.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  To make sure that I have control of my life
01/06/2011  Home owners associations regulations.We don't have the money and the health to repair damage caused by nature and they want to give fines when for example the lawn dries due to cold weather.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Health Care
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  To help with health care where people can afford medicine and medical and still afford to live.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/07/2011  Affordable healthcare, home and car insurance
01/06/2011  The Florida legislature needs to care about of its citizens. With that the entire state will benefit and start caring about what happens. As far as Seniors, we need to be sure we can still afford to live in Florida. How can you halp that happen.
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Drug companies are raising prices gradually.in preparation for "helping by lowering prices". The end result will be that drug companies they will have increased the price enough so offering discounts won't hurt their bottom line.
01/07/2011  Lifetime incarceration for those with multiple felony convictions (Throw away the key.) Tort Reform-Frivolous Lawsuits Those that bring these to court are to pay the defendants costs if they lose. If they don't have the money, their lawyer pays.
01/06/2011  Reduce property taxs and home insurance
01/07/2011  The lowering and control of manufactured home lot rentals in 55+ communities.
01/06/2011  Cost of Living issues- food, gas, transportation.
01/12/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Health care for seniors below Medicare age eligibility
01/07/2011  1) Social Security Decreasing retirement age and guaranteeing adequate funds! 2) Sound heath care for seniors, medicare including dental. 3) Social Security!!! Did I say that already? Well it was on purpose. retirement age should be 65 end of story.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Can any thing be done with gas prices? How about food prices?
01/15/2011  1)Insurance regulations that insure a choice of services from many companies, including the ones that have pulled out of Florida.(auto, home etc.)
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  protect people from scamming attorneys claiming to assist with medicaid and planning for fees and not disclosing all information to people until it is too late!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/15/2011  Cost of living increases, we having a hard time living on disability.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  DRIVERS SAFETY CLASSES FOR ALL OVER 65 EVERY OTHER YEAR.
01/06/2011  Housing for the homeless.
01/10/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  AARP should support us, not yourself. You supported the healthxcare law and scewed us all just so you could sell more insurance. You are a greedy bunch of assholes who should go to hell and take your company with you. I will never be your customer again.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  The seniors were not given a cost of living raise this year but the cost to live is higher than ever. Can somtehing be done to assist seniors to maintain a decent standard of living?
01/06/2011  Insurance companies must write the same policies here as they do in other states or must cease doing business here.
01/20/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Better coverage of perscription medications.
01/07/2011  My health insurance has gone up every year. My supplement policy is now $187.00. I pay over $400.00 a month for health care. My social security check isn't enough to pay everything. We need an increase in money. People in Washington is not listening.
01/06/2011  State and/or Federal should implement a Department of Medical Services Rationalization for "care Appropriate' services and supplies including drugs in all programs. through medical records kept in Cloud Computing accessable Records.
01/07/2011  I would like to see the state legislation control the insurance companies more than what they do. My homeowners insurance was raised over $1,000.00 a year. I have had no claims and it still goes up.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Advocate for no increase in mobile home lot rent in Florida adult parks for years when there is no increase in Social Security benefits for their senior residents.
01/06/2011  Insurance companies should be scrutinized more closely. They are scams ripping people off left and right - homeowners, auto, and health insurances. They are just stealing our money, and we DO NOT get an equitable return!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/07/2011  holding politicians more liable for gross abuses; making all floridians subject to the same laws/get same benefits and same penalties where applicable
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Better trained and fluency in English of support staff in doctors offices, hospitals and other medical facilities. That people should remember to respect the fact that we are an English speaking nation and when in the public arena speak ENGLISH.
01/06/2011  Support health care and push for the doughnut hole to go away sooner.
01/06/2011  the survey is so biased toward the answers you seek only an idiot would take it serious
01/06/2011  Not trying to over turn the new healthcare bill, by suing the government. Don't sue the government.
01/06/2011  in real-nees you are not, you might thing you are, takeing action but your doing for new,s & aarp, you work for them, simple feedback, yes,,
01/09/2011  Jobs! I don't have work, retirement (other than social security), or health insurance. I have to work for the rest of my life and want to be sure I can find work to support myself and my family.
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01/06/2011  nothing for State, but on the federal level. Push very hard for an increase in social security. Its a traversity, that they bail out large companies but can't give $250.00 to seniors.
01/06/2011  keep Obama health care legislation keep Obama financial reform stronger environmental controls jobs
01/09/2011  FEEL STRONGLY ABOUT #5.
01/06/2011  immigration....we all are effected, fixed income as well as working class and health care for eveyone....again, it will be paid by the middle class citizens who seem to bear the blunt of anything the govermment pushes through.
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  the unemployed and homeless
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01/06/2011  Insurance companies should not be allowed to cherry pick what and were they want to sell their product.
01/06/2011  BETTER CONSUMER PROTECTION, ESPECIALLY WITH INSURANCE COMPANIES THAT DO EVERYTHING THEY CAN TO AVOID PAYING CLAIMS
01/06/2011  AARP should advocate for stronger Medicare and for improvements in the new healthlaw to broaden its appeal.
01/06/2011  PROHIBITING MANDATORY PRE-DISPUTE ARBITRATION CLAUSES IN CONSUMER CONTRACTS AND FOR GOODS AND SERVICES.
01/06/2011  better funding for education
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Healthcare For those 50 until Medicare takes over. Medicare for all ages.
01/11/2011  more jobs.My fiance have been unemployed for 2 years now.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Affordable health care
01/11/2011  Affordable health care. Stiff penalties for fraudulent activty. Consumer protection. Laws to protect job discrimination. Limit excessive bank, insurance, and credit card charges.
01/06/2011  More communication on things that are available to Seniors. Things that are not put out to the public. Things that if you don't know to ask you don't get. It's like a secret club. Programs that are available ect.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  SNFs and ALFs are unsafe for residents. Predators are admitted (as residents) without background checks. My mother was raped in a Nursing home in Jacksonville in 2003. My sister and I have been trying to get that changed since 2003.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  rate control on casulty insurance
01/06/2011  AARP needs to be the "Junkyard Dog" protecting seniors under Florida's Medicaid.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Employment; Medicaid
01/06/2011  Advocate for balanced budget and stop the funding for growth in Fl. The utility rates are high because we subsidise developers infrastructure
01/06/2011  Raising the payroll tax so that Social Security and Medicare will be there for our children. Keep the current age for maximum benefit and do not cut benefits for Social Security or Medicare.
01/06/2011  Insure SSI is not touch by any part of government at any level ever. People work many, many years imputing money for retirment . We all want total medical coverage like the rest of the world, if we do, costs will go way down , world wide.
01/06/2011  Uninsured, drunk drivers are a menace on Florida roads. A sronger stand shoul be taken to ameliorate the problem.
01/06/2011  Repeal Obama Health Care Plan
01/08/2011  Property tax overhaul, limits on spending, reduce fines for minor traffic infractions, define and remove red light cameras, force municipalities to use standards on traffic lights such as how long a yellow light stays active,
01/06/2011  Reform in the law enforcement field, taking them from a for profit organization to one that serves the community as a whole. Fire departments need to realize that they have a job like the rest of us and are not Mr. America
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Get rid of Obama Care.
01/06/2011  I have been member for over 30 years. You keep sending me an invitation to join AARP. STOP
01/07/2011  insurance medical assist for those of us over 55 and not receiving medicare cannot afford $600+ for insurance on reduced social security
01/06/2011  Discrimination against older people looking for emploment. The state education system is a primary player in this action.
01/12/2011  Repeal & REPLACE Health Care a/k/a/ Obama Care.
01/14/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  restrain local and state taxes
01/06/2011  Stop wasting time and money on repealing the health care reform legislation. AARP can advocate this on my behalf. Thank you.
01/06/2011  Repealing the unconstitutional Obamacare and other unconstitutional measures taken by President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reed & other national politicians
01/06/2011  why does blue cross get to deny the VA opc clinics as a provider of services . I am a retired deputy sheriff and a service connected disabled vet . Blue Cross doesn't pay a dime of anything to VA and any co pay comes out of my disability check.
01/06/2011  There is no doubt in my mind that AARP is very liberal and I resent your representing that you speak for all of your membership..that is not true..you should tend to your knitting and leave politics to us individually..no I do not expect a response from y
01/08/2011  Lower health care costs
01/06/2011  State Farm Insurance should insure all as in OTHER states and not just pick and chose only the PLUM Auto Insurance. In my opinion Alex Sink was wrong to GIVE them only the PLUMS. Insurance is in itself, the art of making money on gambles. Bad with goog.
01/19/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Florida should revoke the business licenses, and prohibit the future issuance of any state business license of any type, to anyone found guilty of having defrauded Medicare. Florida is apparently a haven for Medicare fraud.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Email scamming, and ads in magazines of warning signs; Prohibit medical professionals from 'droppng' patients with Medicare;
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01/06/2011  Protect and support the health care legislation passed by the current administration. Educate people about the benefits.
01/09/2011  REGULATING HOME INSURANCE PREMIUMS. LOWER RESIDENTAL INSURANCE PREMIUMS,
01/11/2011  More stringent laws, detection and prosecution of drivers who drive without insurance, suspended licenses, and under the influence of drugs and or alcohol!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  Financial assistance for persons with Dementia/Alzheimers Disease... Most Floridians don't qualify for Medicaid, and cannot afford day care for their loved ones with this disease.
01/06/2011  Homeowners insurance for florida, what you offer does not cover home owners in florida
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Cut Government spending at all levels. City, County, State and Federal Level. Government is killing the economy and distroying our future as a country..
02/13/2011  senior discounts for the ever growing expenses of purchasing licenses plates, hunting and fishing licenses, and recreational services
01/07/2011  understanding helth benefits-medicare/medicade? health insurance for widows or widowers , ss for non spouse without enough points.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Property taxes and insurance regulations.Some people could actually be forced out of their homes by one or both of these.
01/06/2011  No more free bees in goverement anymore, federal, state, senators,etc the president to the cleaning staff EVERYONE, all forms of goverment,omit no one must pay for their own health care. Not included with your job pay for it or lose it Will save billions
01/06/2011  AARP should look at how the state is considering changing how longterm care Medicaid is to be funded in the future.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Taking deceased people off your email list when their loved ones have asked you to do so. Coral Barnett is deceased, and you continue to send me these emails AFTER I asked you to remove this email address!
01/11/2011  REPEAL OF OBAMA HEALTHCARE.
01/06/2011  Affordable individual/family insurance plans with comprehensive medical and prescription coverage for self-employed members who do not yet qualify for Medicare. This is the number one priority and unmet need in our family.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Support green energy initiatives, recycling, local food production
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Helping seniors get the most out of their lives by providing adequate transportation from their homes to shopping, theater, and travel. Seniors have much to offer children and could volunteer if they had the transportation.
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  1. Aid the Federal government in preventing fraud and abuse of Medicare and Medicaid. 2. Establish stiffer penalties for illegals who commit crimes. 3.Identify and Penalize employers who hire illegals.
01/06/2011  Fair home owner insurance
01/07/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  legistate an annual balanced budget
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Disseminate more widely how Social Security; Disability, Unemployment Compensation, and Medicare came into being; how they are financed; how they benefit the citizens, and so on. Most of voters don't have a clue. TY
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01/06/2011  Help the legislature understand the middle class is being "soaked" with the increases in driver's license & car tag fee increases; homeowner's insurance rate increases. Remember it upon the backs of them that the rich get richer!
01/16/2011  Increasing services for people under age 65 on Disability.
01/06/2011  get rid of illegal immigrants - fine those that hire them -
01/06/2011  Reduce the number of laws related to all victimless crimes. Reduce the size of the prison population so that taxes can be reduced.
01/07/2011  Support obamacare
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01/06/2011  The high cost of medicines, and soc. sec. supplement programs-- which do not pick up the remaining percentages as you are led to believe.
01/06/2011  Protect Medicaid funding
01/06/2011  Deal with immigration laws. Do NOT allow the legalzation of kids raised here, who were brought here by parents who were illegals. I can't afford to send my kid or grandkids to college, and yet all these kids are getting free tuition, housing, books,etc
01/07/2011  Keeping Healthcare not repealing. Inclusion of abortion rights in laws & in healthcare. Preventing restrictions in libraries Advocating AGAINST charter schools -pro public education Preventing the teaching of religious views, including creationism.
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01/06/2011  don't know that one
01/06/2011  I am sure there are others ,but with out time to research, I have nothing to add.
01/06/2011  More severe penalties for elder abuse in all it's forms!!!!!!!!!!!
01/06/2011  Home Insurance
01/06/2011  stay the course on repeal of Obamacare. strong enforcement of immigration laws.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Repeal Obamacare, and just enact the necessary things (ex. prexisting conditions, no cap, eliminate donut hole, etc.), and make it in a short, readable, understandable bill.
01/06/2011  Regulate the price of auto insurance. They have gone to far in Florida. Also home insurance. and Mortage taxes.
01/15/2011  How about safeguarding and advocating for Social Security and Medicare. You have done a bum job so far on these issues that are very important to the elderly.
01/10/2011  CAR INSURANCE
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Even if the health care act is not repealed, my continually increasing health insurance permiums, are not affordable. AARP needs to back truely affordable health insurance or drop the Medicare age requirement if you are not covered by your employer!
01/06/2011  Increasing insurance fees are driving people out of FL. They should be regulated.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  AARP should advocate for laws addressing medical issues for their members and keep the heck out of other political issues.
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  How come you only benifit those 65 and older I am 62 tried aarp for help getting health insurance you are no help for anyone under 65 so why dont' you explain that befor you take membership money .
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01/06/2011  Fl residents need advocacy for preventive health care which includes alternative approaches to health maintenance.
01/06/2011  Limiting Health care prices so Senior citizen can afford them without Obama care and govt. intrusion into our lives....
01/06/2011  You should also advocate for affordable, yet not mandated, health care for those of us who have preexisting conditions and are unable to secure any health coverage due the exorbitant cost involved in getting it.
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01/06/2011  Assure that State aid is available to needy Seniors for housing or other living assistance.
01/06/2011  RETIRED ELDERS RECEIVING SS AND STATE PENSIONS SHOULD NOT PAY TAXES ANYMORE! THEY HAVE DONE THEIR SHARE!
01/08/2011  Get rid of Obama's health care plan. Protect our boarders. No child born in the US with foreign parents should be an American citizen. Aliens should not become citizens--they need to go home and wait in line. Start profiling like Israel does.
01/06/2011  Insurance regulation (both cars and home)
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01/06/2011  Education 5yrs -20yrs of age
01/06/2011  Better opportunities for people on Medicare younger than age 65, due to disability. Quick, serious assistance for elder abuse, whether in a facility, or simply between two people in an older marriage.
01/07/2011  affordable housing for the elderly.
01/07/2011  Pill mills
01/06/2011  EDUCATION!! Instead of firing Teachers, reduce ED. Dept. Staff., "COACHES",( Foot Ball, Basket Ball, Base Ball). These activities should be supported by those who make the Money from the "Few Winners",( e.g., NFL, ABA, etc.
01/06/2011  Help with stopping seniors being send Insurance soliciation; I have call the Insurance Commision Office and they have nothing in place to stop all of this mail that is being sent to Seniors from Insurance Companies and many of them do not understand it.
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01/06/2011  advocate for the use of medical maraguana for patients with cancer and other severly dehabilitaing diseases, or conditions. With strict controls.
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01/06/2011  SOME TYPE OF HEALTH CARE FOR EVERYONE, PROTECT SOCIAL SECURITY, ENCOURAGE EMPLOYERS TO HIRE OLDER WORKERS PART-TIME,
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01/08/2011  Drastically changing the Florida retirement system for State workers who are within 5-7 years of retirement. Also, health care costs.
01/06/2011  Blasting car radio's while driving talking on cell phones while driving wearing protective head gear on motorcycles
01/06/2011  Raise Homeowners Tax exemption to $100,000 for people over 65 of age.
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01/10/2011  aarp should offer a much better and cheaper med plan for drugs for all seniors i am a diebetic and my cost for my meds are unreal appox. 1000 dollars every three months,and, no i can not aford it
01/06/2011  Repeal Obamacare
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01/06/2011  Protect heallth benefits the state is seeking to change in Medicare and Medicade. I feel this issue should be AARP's highest priorty.
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01/06/2011  Parent(s) ought be required to be involved in child(ren)'s education. Where parents involved the children do better and without that involement no tests nor teachers can prepare our children to be capable citizens in our democracy.
01/06/2011  As seniors we should advocate for environmental policies that will make Florida something we protect for our grandchildren.
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01/07/2011  environmental issues ie;Everglades,water quality,pollution.
01/06/2011  price of gas is going up to tge point that a working man can not aforad it and by food for his familey we paid for the alsk.pipe line we paid for off shore drilling the tax payers get nothing in return our money is going to china it not staying here
01/07/2011  1. Controls for supplemental health care insurance and controls on LTC as well.
01/06/2011  Dental help
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01/06/2011  At the State level AARP could help Seniors that are retired and may still have a mortage to avoid forecloures. The forecloures in the south are shocking.
01/06/2011  Help promote community based human services for seniors vs federal. In the next 20 years we will have a huge senior population & home health care, meals on wheels, transportation etc will be difficult
01/14/2011  Protect retirement benefits for public employees of Florida. Promote better health care coverage for low income citizens.
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01/11/2011  Stop supporting the healthcare law and the liberal movement.
01/06/2011  MORE CONSUMER FRIENDLY HEALTH INSURANCE AT MORE AFFORDABLE RATES..MOST SUPPLEMENTS ARE AROUND 200.00 PER MONTH WAY TOO MUCH!!!
01/16/2011  reinstate the COLA provision
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01/06/2011  corruption in our state legislature
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01/15/2011  affordable health care for everyone
01/06/2011  PLEASE ADDRESS THE CONSUMER INDEX IT IS NOT AJUSTED FAIRLY .THE SENATE AND THE CONGRESS SHOULD CORRECT THIS UNFAIR ACT,ALSO KEEP SOCIAL SECURITY SOLVENT.
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01/14/2011  AARP should fight to keep the new health care in place and strive to keep the financial regulations recently passed remain the law
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01/08/2011  car insurance
01/06/2011  smaller government. free market control the budget
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01/07/2011  Tax reform....make the IRS rules and regs easier to follow and file.
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01/08/2011  More employment opportunities for Seniors who need to continue to work
01/06/2011  Repeal Obamacare- It is frankly, socialism
01/06/2011  Homeowner's insurance rates
01/06/2011  Stay out of politics, the state does not need another special interest group.
01/06/2011  I think we should consider legislation that makes it a law that all should reduce their carbon foot print to reflect a 50% or higher reduction. In my neighborhood I am the only household that recycles. That is totally irresponsible and unexceptable.
01/06/2011  Affordable health care for every citizen Improve eduction
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01/07/2011  no health care that the goverment wants to give out free and put the state and every person that works in the usa in debt,and are grand kids and there kids det..
01/06/2011  Improve public transport, secure permanent funding for TriRail. Move FL from the current 3rd world status to a World leader of high speed rail, with subsidies for pensioners to travel and visit friends and family.
01/06/2011  I believe you should stay out of Politics. You help[ed pass the obama Health care law and now we're in real trouble. We cannot afford your liberal agenda.
01/06/2011  Why is "texting-while-driving" an issue for the AARP. That's the horror of organizations: they keep expanding into non-related areas to engrandize their importance and increase the officers incomes. STOP IT!!!
01/14/2011  DEFEAT OBAMA CARE!
01/06/2011  Reduce unemployment.
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01/06/2011  FL
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01/21/2011  no comment
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01/06/2011  Do not allow the state legislature enact legislation to water down new health care protections or Medicare and Medicaid.
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01/06/2011  Stop ssi. These persons are don't deserve any support. Most of them never worked . Put them on welfare and make the state support them not our ssa monry.
01/06/2011  NO PRIVATIZATION OF SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE!!!!!
01/06/2011  Property Insurance Rates Health Insurance Rates as far as the State can go.
01/06/2011  AARP should not get involved in support of political parties. I do not like my membership monies supporting some one elses opinions regarding what is best for everyone.
01/06/2011  Since I did not know how to respond I asked my husband what he would say and he said: "Nothing. They are already screwing around with the government too much." Non-legislatively someone should give a course on Medicare Part D.
01/06/2011  Support a strong Public School System
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01/06/2011  NUMBER ONE ISSUE: ENTITLEMENTS Don't touch my medicare/medicade! In fact, where's our COLA? Congress should not get a raise, only a reduction in percentage equal to the percent unemployed every year! (they're negative cola) Florida Frank
01/06/2011  Opposed to Gov.Scott's plans to privatize education, require current State employees to contribute to their pension plan, reduce police&fire departments. We need to balance the budget, but not based on his past record
01/06/2011  Balancing out the property tax system. Although we do rcv. the FL Homestead exemption, I feel the process in the long run allows for us to pay more for our property tax. Especially with the carry over exemption-making up for lost revenue.
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01/28/2011  Better care and respect for the elderly.
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01/06/2011  Oppose Obamacare
01/06/2011  Work to permit oil drilling off our coasts, Work toward overturning the healthcare mess you making billions on! Support mandatory citizenship check for all job seekers.
01/06/2011  keep aliens out of the U.S.
01/06/2011  Repeal OBAMACARE
01/06/2011  lower taxes
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01/06/2011  Florida should have mandatory annual vision and driving tests for all individuals 70 and over.NO EXCEPTIONS.
01/08/2011  PREVENT FRAUD AND WASTE IN MEDICARE AND MEDICAID. PROTECT SOCIAL SECURITY. CRACK DOWN ON" ILLEGAL" IMMIGRANTS.
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01/06/2011  Watch this new government for its business bias and the weakening of consumer protections. Everything in the paper so far is about reducing regulations on businesses and other safeguards for the public. A balance is needed., not a bias.
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01/06/2011  Obamacare Plan(Do Not Advocate for the plan. 2. SS Increase. Both are above state level but AARP does not have to agree ( like the did on Obamacare Plan), but they AARP should fight for the older American.
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01/09/2011  Mandate that all states, including Florida, do all that they can to repeal and revoke "Obama Care"! It is the worst piece of government take over that I have ever seen.FIGHT TO REPEAL IT! .
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01/06/2011  Lowe prices or discount on everything for lower income.persons or working lower income.
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01/06/2011  Don't waste money trying to get rid of the new health care bill. In fact, a single-payer plan would be even better. Forget about privatizing prisons to save money. Be sure state employees have good health care and retirement plans.
01/06/2011  Affordable health care and the lowering of prescription prices, especially for newer drugs. Also, something needs to be done about closing the donut hole more quickly.
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01/06/2011  work on NO soicalize medicine let Doctors be Doctors and the insurace compainies not dictate what a Dr can and cant do with his patiances
01/10/2011  Water Quality as well as overall environmental concerns.
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01/06/2011  for health care coverage for all regardless of ability to pay.
01/12/2011  Social Security
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01/06/2011  1)Protection of Police and Firemen's pension plans. 2)Long term care: Strongly agree provided that funding is not cut and caregivers MUST get assistance in providing care.
01/06/2011  LOBBY FOR SENIOR RIGHTS, DISCOUNTS ON PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION (LIKE AVAILABLE IN pHILDELPHIA) MORE SENIOR CENTERS..NONE AVAILABLE IN EAST ORLANDO.
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01/06/2011  I am deeply disappointed in AARP's support of the Obama Socialist health care plan. My wife and I are seriously considering not renewing our memberships in AARP. AARP should do whatever it can at the state level to correct the situation.
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
01/08/2011  Health Care Issues
01/06/2011  Seniors 65 and over still paying school taxes.
01/06/2011  Support NO CHANGE for Social Security & Medicare.
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01/06/2011  Education issues should be addressed since the ramifications of an inadequate education system impacts everyone.
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01/06/2011  We need help in getting our property values back to the level of where they were in 2005. The government and the banks are no help, can't even refinance your mortgage because the apprasal comes in to low.
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01/06/2011  Take a stand on Medicare and Health insurance for those without it.
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01/12/2011  Control the insurance rates, and not let them charge what they can get away with. We need the high speed rail to create jobs and increase tourism. Bottom line is jobs, and to stop the falling real estate prices in this state.
01/06/2011  Undocumented immigrants, deported. The freezing of Social Security...yet lawmakers received increases! Prescription drugs, help lower cost
01/07/2011  Allowing more competition among insurance companies. Allowing Omaha of Nebraska for one
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01/06/2011  protect social security
01/06/2011  Keeping insurance rates affordable in Florida. Reforming pensions for Police & Fire personnel, not just civilian employees
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01/06/2011  Keep federal Health care reform! I used to be a member but didn't rejoin because too many of the activities seem only to generate income for AARP & got on too many mailing lists.
01/09/2011  User Provided No Response
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01/06/2011  You wouldn't listen to us on Obamacare what makes you think we'll work with you now? I have no use for you folks. You've already sold us out once.
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01/06/2011  need to help the people who are in the nurseing homes that have no one to fight for them, I know from working in some that they need help badley its very sad.
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01/06/2011  health care should be administered by the states not the federal government [ washington]
01/08/2011  Advocate for universal Health Care in Florida..... Advocate for investing in Public, not private, education..... Tax those making more than 250K a year.....
01/06/2011  taxes.
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01/06/2011  The rebidding of prisons in Florida. We're currently over paying for outside companies that are running some of them.
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01/06/2011  Watch Gov. Rick Scott's attempts to roll back regulations so they do not harm seniors or the quality of life for everyone in order to benefit business. Also watch where he and the GOP controlled Legislature make spending cuts.
01/06/2011  Education. Many AARP members still have children, or grandchildren, in school. The new governor's plan to dismantle public education is appalling and frightening and affects us all.
01/07/2011  Your support of the "Obama care" has me wondering if your organization is really for America or if you are really supporting a Socialist agenda like the butt heads that ran the country for the last 2 years are.
01/10/2011  Social security should not be taxed. social security beniefits ashold be higher each year. medicare should be price lower and with better benefits. all seniors shoul dget discounts on utity prices.
01/06/2011  cut taxes cut services bigger class sizes
01/06/2011  Advocate for lower property taxes for older adults who choose to remain in their homes.
01/06/2011  Drivers should not use cell 'phones to talk or to text unless STOPPED and off-road. Limit restrictions to drivers, not passengers. A ban on cell 'phones in automobiles is unrealistic and an intrusion by the state.
01/08/2011  to guette a increase for seniors on social securety check ask all the senators if their like to leave with 872.00 per month with no increase for the last 2 years thank you.
01/06/2011  Home insurance availab Limit illegal alien state benefits Review costs of child daycare in local libraries resulting in displaced funding for library services and limiting services for seniors. Daycare is a social service or school responsibility.
01/06/2011  1. Support off=shore drilling & nuclear power plants 2. Preserve state's rights as described in the US Constitution 3. Encourage sections of state short on water to pursue desalination. 4. Preserve Social Security
01/06/2011  More services to help financially strapped seniors should be looked into. There are many financial aid programs for families, but very few for seniors. With no COLA in 3 years, prices rising, more seniors are having financial hardships.
01/06/2011  I would like AARP to advocate for pediatric cancer research...as grandparents caring for the health of grandchildren (our future).
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01/06/2011  Lifting the freeze on yearly cost of living increases on SS Benefits
01/06/2011  Stop cell phone use and texting while in a moving vehicle
01/06/2011  joblessness for seniors who are still young enough to work, and wish to work. unemployment comp. to continue until labor market is back to normal!
01/06/2011  Getting rid of the Florida Commission on Human Relations. It is a rubber stamp organization denying seniors and others of a timely process in discrimination law suits. They approve about 1% of all cases. It costs the citizen many months waiting on them.
01/07/2011  wonder whatelse is available? certainly issues concerning high dr. & medical bills ... which are both state & national; my main concern is social security & cost of aarp supplemental insurance ....so - that affects my answer below.
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01/07/2011  Overall I think you do not always protect seniors. Ex: Your support of ObamaCare.
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01/06/2011  Protection of Social Security and Medicare
01/07/2011  People, including children over fourteen, should receive stiffer punishments for breaking the laws. Judges are too easy on these offenders and they keep showing up in the courtrooms time and time again!
01/06/2011  health care
01/07/2011  REMOVE ALL PANHANDLERS FROM STREET CORNERS!!!! PLACE CAMERAS AT ALL MAJOR INTERSECTIONS AND PROSECUTE PERSONS THAT "RUN RED LIGHTS"!!!
01/10/2011  immigration, retirement
01/10/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Affordable prescription drugs
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01/08/2011  Exempting Seniors from the recently legislated requirement making it more difficult to renew your drivers license...particularly with respect to requirement of birth certif, divorce decrees, etc
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01/06/2011  Do not discriminate on the basis of age regarding options available in diagnosis and treatment of medical issues. Do not make cuts in medicare or social security
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01/06/2011  I have E-mailed AARP, Called AARP in an attempt to schedule Over 55 driver school for my church sinc e Nov 2010 and no results yet. my phone (850) 479-7779
01/06/2011  Make it more affordable and easier to renew, change address , and deal with the Florida drivers license department .
01/06/2011  remove the freeze on social security benefits. cost of living should be reinstated. It is not a bailout to do this, as we all are aware that social security fund was depleted by our politicians, not the workers who contributed to SS.
01/06/2011  Improve ethics laws in county government
01/06/2011  Reducing the Medical Insurance premiums for people with pre-existing conditions
01/06/2011  Affordable perscription medications for seniors. Not just lower price but affordable prices for those on fixed incomes.
01/06/2011  No cuts in SS, medicare, medicaid, healthcare, food stamps or housing. Take care of infrastructer. Do not allow companies to use credit scores for hiring and length of time jobless. Investigate and litigate banks regarding foreclosures
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01/06/2011  Lobby to try and get Florida businesses to hire more seniors, possibly a percentage of the workforce can be "saved" for individuals over 50. I don't want to sound discriminatory, but it is becoming difficult to find work in this state.
01/06/2011  Improve Medicare coverage Increase social security payments
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01/10/2011  We need to cut out excessive (redundant) employees. Our govt continues to "need" more studies and dept expansions which require all that many more bodies to pay. Now and forever.
01/06/2011  bAN TEXTING AND SPEAKING ON THE PHONE WHILE DRIVING.
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01/06/2011  Monitoring actual performance of newly appointed Gov. Scott as compared to his campaign promises.
01/07/2011  Make sure that Floridians aged 50-65 can buy insurance without pre-existing conditions.
01/07/2011  Lower hospital costs and no free care for illegal immigtrants.
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01/06/2011  Protect the HealthCare Bill from the Republicans.
01/06/2011  Medi-care and Health care---not OBAMA's -ram down your throat-health care!!!!
01/10/2011  Stop the new health care plan from being passed. I despise the current one and the new one is much worse! Stop genetically modified seeds...total lunacy! Monsanto is trying to rule the world. Scary to say the least!
01/06/2011  User Provided No Response
01/06/2011  Higher socoal security payments to seniors, no donut hole with meds
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01/06/2011  Veto Cutting Social Security Benefits; Veto eliminating early retirement age (62 yrs.); and Veto raising retirement to 70yrs.
01/06/2011  Predatory Loans
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01/06/2011  Fix the healthcare law Make sure seniors are getting what they need
01/06/2011  Education fund to meet law at least/no vouchers, encourage teachers, pay a living wage immigration- fair treatment off shore drilling - NO!
01/06/2011  would like to see more elderly people represented on TV commercials,shown with dignified presentations,and not made to look as though they do not have their minds.
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01/07/2011  medicare protection and regular cost of living increases
01/07/2011  Fighting and making it easier to prove age discrimination in the HIRING PROCESS and in keeping one's position. I have too many friends that have endured this dicrimination.
01/07/2011  Repeal of Health-care Law
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01/08/2011  Create a voice re foreclosure messs.
01/09/2011  AARP does not investigate the services you promote (ie ADT) their cost vs value. Your members are being overcharged. Companies should give AARP members a discount.
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01/12/2011  AFFORDABLE MEDICAL CARE AND PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
01/12/2011  Emphasis on community mass-transit, especially rail. Highway commuter congestion is bad enough. Now, add snowbirds and tourists, then top off with drowsy drivers (me).
01/16/2011  Laws against illegal immigrants in Florida Reduction of homeowners and automotive insurance rates for retired seniors.
02/14/2011  Tri-Rail should be placed on the FEC tracks in Ft. Lauderdale. It is now on the CSX tracks requiring bus service into downtown Ft.:Lauderdale.
01/06/2011  Help us with raises from social SSI we are having a hard time
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07/24/2011  Laws against moving companies that try to defraud you
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08/01/2011  balance the budget!
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01/06/2011  blocking entrance of illegal aliens, deporting of illegal aliens, no rights for those here illegally. A balanced budget. Stopping of direct advertising of prescription drugs.