Urgent! Call your Representative Now!

Attention Aging Advocates: Below you will find another CALL TO ACTION on the healthcare bill that our great partners, Justice in Aging, sent out today: The House of Representatives is getting ready right now to vote on a bill that will take away health insurance for 24 million Americans, cut Medicaid funding by 25%, and put the … Continue reading

California Healthline: Latino Issues at Exchange Prompt Bill Proposing Change in Board Composition

by David Gorn A state Senate bill introduced yesterday would increase the number of Covered California health benefit exchange board members from five to seven and would increase the number of expertise categories for those board members. SB 972 by Sen. Norma Torres (D-Pomona) was prompted, in part, by low numbers of Latino enrollees in the exchange, … Continue reading

Earlier this week: Governor Brown Passes AB 138 into Law

Earlier this week, our Colleagues from  Insight Center for Community Economic Development (formerly NEDLC) informed us of the good news regarding their efforts to pass AB 138, the Elder Economic Planning Act of 2011, into law.  After 3 years and 14 legislative hearings, it is with great joy and excitement that I’m able to share … Continue reading

Take Action on AB 138!

From our colleagues at Insight Center for Community Economic Development (formerly NEDLC): AB 138 is ON the Governor’s desk.  We need all AB 138 letters of support faxed to the Governor’s office ASAP! Governor Jerry Brown’s Fax Number: 916.558.3177 AB 138 requires the use of an important, 21st century planning tool, the Elder Index, that will help policymakers and local … Continue reading

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