Huff Post: Income Inequality Among America’s Seniors Means It’s Not Time to Cut the Safety Net

Kevin Prindiville - 5th Annual LAAAC Aging Summit

Kevin Prindiville, Executive Director, The National Senior Citizens Law Center  Two weeks ago, a USA Today story revealed that the U.S. has the fourth most uneven income distribution in the developed world. We rank just behind Chile, Mexico, and Turkey with one of the developed world’s largest income gaps. While income inequality in America is not news, few are … Continue reading

California Healthline: ‘Patchwork’ of Safety-Net Care in Calif. Likely To Remain Under ACA

Safety-net health care services in California are highly fragmented and likely will remain so once the Affordable Care Act is fully implemented next year, according to a new study by Health Access,Payers & Providers reports (Payers & Providers, 11/20). Background California has the highest number of uninsured residents in the U.S. and the seventh-highest uninsured rate, according to … Continue reading

SacBee: With revenue rising, Democrats push to restore safety net cuts

Randall Benton / Gov. Jerry Brown walks through the Capitol to a news conference Thursday where he unveiled his proposed state budget for the year that begins July 1. Read more here:

By Jim Sanders Published: Monday, May. 6, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 1A Last Modified: Monday, May. 6, 2013 – 7:56 am Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic lawmakers are on a collision course over restoring cuts to California’s safety net, marking a key test of vows to hold the line on state spending. Brown is … Continue reading

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