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Democratic processes and government institutions must be trustworthy. This is essential to maintaining the confidence of the people.
Government budgets reflect policymakers’ priorities.
Americans’ retirement income comes from several sources.
In 21st-century America, millions of people are living longer.
People have the right to be free from all abuse. This includes both physical and emotional abuse. They also have a right to live free from discrimination and from crime.
Promote transparency—proper accountability and oversight of government spending requires a transparent budget process negotiated by elected off
Five broad principles guide AARP’s evaluation of tax policies.
Pursue multiple strategies—financial security in retirement requires a strong Social Security system, protection of pension promises, effective
Protect people from discrimination—freedom from discrimination is a fundamental right.