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Florida Legislators, U.S. Senators Focus on Disaster Preparedness for Older Americans

September 20, 2017

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Argentum Silver PAC Supports Congressman Brady at Recent Event

May 26, 2017

Paul Williams, Argentum vice president of government relations, recently attended an event on behalf of Argentum Silver PAC for the re-election of Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) who serves as the Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee. Congressman Brady discussed the tax reform efforts of the Ways and Means Committee, which…

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Argentum to Continue CCRC Regulation Discussions with Florida Stakeholders

May 15, 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – May 15, 2017 – Argentum is announcing today its sustained commitment to address regulation of Florida’s continuing care retirement communities with state and industry stakeholders at the conclusion of the Florida legislature’s 2017 session. Legislation was proposed during the 2017 session (SB 1430/HB 1349) by Senator Tom Lee (R-Brandon) and Representative Cyndi…

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Senate Report Asks Congress to Rein In Prescription Drug Costs

December 21, 2016

A bipartisan Senate report calls on Congress to take action to prevent huge cost increases on well-established prescription medicines. The Senate Special Committee on Aging reported the results of a year-long investigation this week, saying that some drug

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House Panel Reviews Spike in Federal Long-Term Care Insurance

December 6, 2016

A House subcommittee last week held a hearing on the federal long-term care insurance program, which recently came under fire for significantly higher premiums for federal workers.

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Argentum Commends New York Partner for Successful Advocacy

December 1, 2016

Argentum lauds state partner Argentum New York for its efforts in successfully advocating for passing legislation authorizing a new category of advanced home health aides to perform advanced tasks.

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California Rule Toughens Violence Prevention Protocols in Health Care Settings

November 1, 2016

A new California rule requires hospitals and other health entities to institute violence prevention protocols to protect employees from abuse, reports Kaiser Health News.

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Connecticut Senator Challenges NHL on Concussion Research

August 18, 2016

This week, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) sent a letter to the National Hockey League (NHL) Commissioner, urging the league to establish an independent fund to sponsor research on the linkage of hockey, head trauma, and brain disease.

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Lawmakers Propose Significant Funding Cuts for Social Security Administration

August 11, 2016

The Social Security Administration may have to reduce services and furlough employees if appropriations bills from the House and Senate are successful.

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District Court Ruling Halts Labor Department ‘Persuader Rule’

June 29, 2016

The Northern District Court of Texas issued a nationwide injunction Tuesday against a wide-reaching Labor Department rule governing union organizing and collective braining known as the “persuader rule.”

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Texas District Court Files Injunction Against Department of Labor’s Persuader Rule

June 28, 2016

The Northern District Court of Texas issued a nationwide injunction against the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Persuader Rule. This injunction will prevent the DOL’s Persuader Rule from going into effect Friday, July 1, 2016.

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New York’s Older Adults Win as State Expands Home Health Aide Tasks

June 23, 2016

The New York State Assembly and Senate passed Assembly Bill 10707/Senate Bill 8110 on June 16. The measure will allow Advanced Home Health Aides (AHHA) to perform some nursing tasks such as the administration of certain medications while under the superv

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