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A search for truth brings justice to WWII Japanese American internees

By Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times June 8, 2011 Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga uncovered the racial prejudice behind the forced relocation of citizens of Japanese descent after Pearl Harbor. Her efforts helped lead to an official government apology and reparations. Every morning, she climbed the wide marble steps of the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga [...]

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Governor Cuomo Announces Medicaid Redesign Web Site to Track Progress and Invite Public Participation

The Medicaid Redesign Team has been tasked by Governor Cuomo to find ways to reduce costs and increase quality and efficiency in the Medicaid program for the upcoming 2011-12 Fiscal Year. As part of its work, the Team is seeking ideas from the public at large, the health care workforce, and experts in health care delivery and insurance, economics, business, consumer rights and other relevant areas.

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The baby boomer seniors will have more financial and market information at their fingertips than any generation ever. The only problem is that they don’t have the time to process it.

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The REAL War!

On the floor of the United States Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) stands up for working and middle class families against corporate greed and the huge and growing income gap

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Susceptible Senior Citizens

In general, there seems to be an overall reluctance to report financial exploitation. Elderly victims may fail to report the crime either because of their own incapacity or because of the stigma they feel may be attached to their being identified as a victim. An older person may also be reluctant to report a relative or caregiver because of the emotional attachment to that perso

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AEP hike outlined at hearing – Utility rate hike.

Steve Ferguson, director of regulatory service for Appalachian Power stated that “we understand that it is a difficult time to request an increase,” He claimed that, while consumers are feeling the increase in the cost of living, so too has Appalachian Power; “We are facing the rising cost needed to provide safe, efficient and reliable service.”

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