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January 2019 News Listing

Big News! CalABLE is Up and Running.

At long last, California’s ABLE program is now available to disabled California residents!  Here is a link to establish the account: https://calable.ca.gov/ A little background: President Obama signed into law the Stephen Beck Jr. Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE) Act in 2014.  This Act provides that a disabled individual can have one savings more

ERs ‘flooded’ with mentally ill patients with no place else to turn.

By Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN)A “huge and largely unreported problem” is happening in ERs across the nation, one expert says.”The extent to which ERs are now flooded with patients with mental illness is unprecedented,” said Dr. David R. Rubinow, chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine at University of North Carolina, more

All The Laws You Should Know About That Go Into Effect In 2019

2019 will see the enactment of a slew of new laws across the country (in California alone, more than 1,000 will be added to the books). In some states, minimum wages will go up, guns will be harder to obtain, plastic straws will get the boot and hunters will get to wear pink for a more