Older adults are major contributors to the U.S. economy through consumer spending. This spending, however, must take place in a healthy marketplace.
Consumer spending is responsible for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic output.
Older adults, like everyone, have the right to be treated with dignity and respect and to be free from discrimination.
Access to affordable and reliable telecommunications, energy, and water services is crucial to health and economic well-being.
A livable community is one that is safe and secure. It offers choices in where to live and how to get around.
Transportation is a vital link that connects people to their communities.
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Maintaining trust and confidence in the government requires strong democratic processes and government institutions.
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers.
Taxes play an essential role in the functioning of modern society. Their primary goal is to fund government operations. But their role goes well beyond that.