Tips for Emailing Elected Officials

Generally, the same guidelines apply as with writing letters to elected officials. However, it is important to note that in our technology-driven society, email has become a popular, cost-effective and quick way to share personal views with elected officials. Because of these benefits, legislators receive a high volume of electronic communication. When sending an email, … Continue reading

US Committee on Aging: Fraud Hotline Report

From our colleagues at the California Regional Coalitions:  United States Senate Special Committee on Aging Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), Chairman Sen. Susan M. Collins (R-ME), Ranking Member   Note—Today, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging released a bi-partisan report detailing the most common types of fraud reported to the committee over the last year … Continue reading

US Senate Committee on Finance: Senate, House Leaders Introduce SGR Replacement Bill

Bipartisan, Bicameral Proposal Ends the Cycle of Annual ‘Doc Fix’ Crises, Shifting Medicare to Reward Quality, Efficiency and Innovation WASHINGTON –Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.), Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.), House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-Mich.), House Energy … Continue reading

LINK: United States Senate Special Committee on Aging

NCOA: OAA Reauthorization Advances in Senate

Last week, the Senate completed a significant step for reauthorization of the Older Americans Act (OAA). By a unanimous voice vote, the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee approved moving S. 1562 to the full Senate for consideration. There was significant debate on an amendment offered by Sen. Burr (R-NC) to remove the provision in the … Continue reading

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