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Bob Jackson

AARP Texas

@AARPTX

Bob Jackson is state director of AARP Texas, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with more that 2.3 million members in the state.

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Bring down utility rates under new federal tax law

Utility regulators in Texas have been sending positive signs they will make sure consumers get their fair share of savings from the recent corporate tax cuts — but let’s hold the applause until we start seeing lower monthly bills. For the sake of millions of families, this needs to happen sooner rather than later.

Make Texas nursing homes safe

When making the difficult decision to place a loved one in a nursing home, family members deserve to know that the facility is adequately regulated to ensure their loved one is safe and in good custody. In Texas today, those assurances don’t exist.