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RELEASE: Legislation Introduced to Increase Access to Senior Services

AB 540 Will Help Seniors Remain in Their Homes

SACRAMENTO — Assemblywoman Petrie-Norris has introduced Assembly Bill 540 which will help thousands of California’s growing population of seniors remain in their homes and in our communities, by improving beneficiary awareness and access to the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).

RELEASE: Oversight Hearing Brings Clarity to California’s COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Administration Updated Legislature & the Public on New Rollout Plans

SACRAMENTO – At a joint oversight hearing February 10, 2021 of the Assembly Accountability and Administrative Review Committee and the Assembly Emergency Management Committee, legislators questioned the Administration on the COVID-19 vaccine distribution strategy.

02.05.21 California lawmakers introduce bill to hold EDD accountable for issues

Excerpted from ABC 10

By Monica Coleman 

But for this new legislation to help people sooner rather than later, Assemblymember Rudy Salas, D-Bakersfield, said lawmakers need support from Gov. Gavin Newsom.

“Where we would appreciate the governor stepping in and being a true partner is not waiting a whole year to implement some of these reforms and some of these changes,” Salas said.

ABC10 asked how viewers like laurel can get their benefits right now, not in six months. Assemblymembers said their best option is to continue to contact their representative.


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