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  • Letter: Legislation is a key Alzheimer's step

    Kudos to Rep. Adam Schiff for recently co-sponsoring the HOPE for Alzheimer's Act (Health Outcomes, Planning and Education). Congressional passage of this bill would ensure that Medicare beneficiaries newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and their families would receive comprehensive care planning on treatments, services and supports. Such planning will help improve health outcomes and quality of life for individuals, their families and caregivers.
  • Bike helmet bill scaled back following opposition

    Bike helmet bill scaled back following opposition
    A bill that would have required all bicycle-riding adults to wear a helmet in California has been scaled back following wide opposition from numerous bicycling organizations. SB-192, written by State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge), was...

    Gatto proposes law relating to blood samples

    Gatto proposes law relating to blood samples
    Seeking to give Californians more say in how their blood samples are used if held in the state’s biobank of DNA, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) has proposed a law to strengthen the notice requirements given to parents when dried blood samples...

    Gatto introduces 'transparency' bill, aims to amend rules on financial disclosures

    Gatto introduces 'transparency' bill, aims to amend rules on financial disclosures
    Public officials in California would have to disclose more about their investments and who they do business with under a state Assembly bill introduced Monday as the legislature began a new session. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) introduced the...

    Letter: The reasons behind the lawsuit

    Most residents don’t realize that their only option is to sue when they discover the city is violating the state constitution. The Glendale Coalition for Better Government believes that the state constitution dictates that we, as customers of the...