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AB 394 Unanimously Passes Assembly

Last week, AB 394 (Yamada and Grove) – which will extend the voluntary tax check-off fund for Alzheimer’s research – passed the Assembly Floor with a unanimous 78 – 0 vote.  To date, a bipartisan group of 21 members have … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Tax Checkoff Extension Passes First Committee

On Monday, April 1st, AB 394 (Yamada and Grove), which would extend the voluntary tax checkoff that funds Alzheimer’s disease research, was heard in the Assembly Revenue & Taxation Committee.  The bill has already garnered bi-partisan support – 20 co-sponsors … Continue reading

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Eight Priority Bills Await Governor Brown’s Signature

Last week, the Legislature completed its work for the year, sending hundreds of bills to Governor Brown for his signature. Among the bills sent to him are eight of particular importance to California families living with Alzheimer’s disease.  Below you … Continue reading

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Voice Your Support For Critically-Important Legislation

Legislature to vote in August on 2 bills important to families with Alzheimer’s On Monday, August 6th, Assemblymembers and Senators will return to Sacramento for the final month of the Legislative year.  Among the bills that will be heard are … Continue reading

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Vital Programs & Services Escape Budget Cuts

After months of committee hearings, public input, and behind-the-scenes negotiations, Governor Brown signed the 2012-13 California budget on Wednesday, June 27th.  The signed budget closes an estimated $15.7 billion gap through a combination of cuts and revenue projections. While cuts … Continue reading

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April & May Budget Hearings Posted

Additional hearing dates have been set to review the Governor’s budget proposals.  You can find them below, or visit www.legislature.ca.gov to find more information on bills and hearings. UPCOMING LEGISLATIVE HEARINGS Below are listings of relevant Assembly and Senate committee … Continue reading

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Hearings Scheduled to Begin Review of Governor’s Budget Proposals

The Legislature has begun scheduling committee hearings to consider the impacts of Governor Brown’s budget proposals for the upcoming year.  These hearings offer advocates and concerned citizens the opportunity to voice their concerns to elected officials. Below is the full … Continue reading

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Governor Brown Signs 10 Priority Bills, Vetoes 1 as Legislative Deadline Passes

Sunday, October 9th marked the final day for Governor Brown to sign or veto any bills passed out of the Legislature this year.  Among the hundreds of bills to cross his desk were 11 priority bills for the Alzheimer’s Association.  … Continue reading

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Committee Hearing Set to Discuss Elimination of ADHC

The Assembly Committee on Aging & Long-Term Care, chaired by Assembly Member Mariko Yamada, has scheduled an oversight hearing to discuss the elimination of Adult Day Health Care as a Medi-Cal optional benefit.  The hearing will take place on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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