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NCOA: 10 Ways the Ryan Budget Could Harm Older Americans

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Washington, DC – The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote this week on a budget resolution from House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) that could significantly harm our nation’s seniors, particularly millions struggling to make ends meet. 60 more words

Seniors

California Elder Justice Coalition: Budget Request for Elder Justice Initiative

From the California Elder Justice Coalition: 

Please take a moment to help the elder justice movement. Petition the Obama Administration to prioritize appropriations for the Elder Justice Act and then pass on the petition.

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Our Things You Need to Know List is live

Our Things You Need to Know List is live on our blog! http://ow.ly/vWakl #goodfriday

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California Healthline: Exchange To Lay Out Benefit Designs

by David Gorn.

This week, Covered California’s board will take up the subject of insurance benefit design in 2015.

The discussion Thursday of health plan offerings in 2015 comes just a couple of weeks after the end of the exchange’s first open enrollment period and just two days after the April 15 deadline to complete enrollment forms. 120 more words

Seniors

Water in the News

Registration is open for Soil and Water Conservation Society 69th International Annual Conference ‘Making Waves in Conservation’
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Soil and Water Conservation Society has released the preliminary program for the 69th SWCS International Annual Conference, “Making Waves in Conservation: Our Life on Land and Its Impact on Water,” and is now accepting conference registrations. 284 more words

Agriculture

GENDERIT.ORG: A FORUM FOR DISCUSSION ON GENDER POLICY AND ICT

Yesterday’s guest speaker got us all thinking about the different kinds of obstacles faced by younger women in the developing world. Young women have the potential to truly impact their communities in the long run provided they are given access to the appropriate tools. 309 more words

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House Approves Austere Budget Resolution

The fact that an overall budget blueprint for 2015 was agreed upon by the House and Senate in December as part of the 2014 budget process has not stopped the House from approving an alternative FY 2015 budget resolution by a vote of 219-205. 166 more words

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