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The FEDERAL COVID RELIEF BILL (The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021)

Funding for the state to balance its budget, and adds funds for office for aging programs. Total new national funding is $1.4billion for Older Americans Act programs, including nutrition services, home- and community-based services, vaccination outreach, social...

Senate EPIC Bill S4603 gains Assembly Companion A5422

StateWide has been involved with the EPIC program since the start, and while we assist enrollees every day, we also monitor changes to the program.  Now we have drafted legislation to correct some problems including reducing the age of eligibility, improving program...

COVID-19 Vaccine Survey Scams

People across the country are receiving emails and texts, asking them to complete a limited-time survey about the Pfizer, Moderna, or AstraZeneca vaccine. In exchange, people are offered a free reward but asked to pay shipping fees. If you get an email or text like...

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