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Mar 19, 2015

Gabriela Sandoval testifies at Ca State Assembly committee on senior poverty

Insight Center's own Gabriela Sandoval, Director of Research and Chief Economic Security Officer, testified on March 17 before a joint-committee hearing titled Who Can Afford to Get Old? Senior Poverty in the Golden State before members of the California State Assembly.

Gabriela provided a powerful personal look at the reality of what it takes to make ends meet in California and how we need to support seniors by providing funding to bring SSI/SSP recipients above the FPL, fund a COLA, and make SSI/SSP recipients eligible for food assistance.