NewsMonday, October 28, 2013 8:35 PM
In 2006, the Governor’s Elder Abuse Task Force Report included a recommendation for financial institutions to better protect their customers from elder abuse by requiring a joint account disclosure. Elders are commonly encouraged by others to add another person (usually a relative) to their accounts which provides the other person with full access to the money in their account. While it can be helpful in many situations to have a family member help pay the bills, sometimes a relative or caregiver depletes the account for their own benefit.
Thursday, August 22, 2013 6:59 PM
I am excited to announce that United States Senator Debbie Stabenow (who used to represent the 67th District as a State Representative), will be joining me for a fundraiser on September 3rd.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 1:52 PM
LANSING –Theresa Abed, Democratic candidate for the 71st district in the Michigan House of Representatives, and Tom Cochran, Democratic candidate in state House District 67, today urged passage of stricter election and campaign reforms to clean up Michigan elections. In January, House Democrats introduced bills calling for unprecedented accountability, transparency and campaign finance reform.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 1:42 PM
LANSING – Tom Cochran, Democratic candidate for the 67th house district, and Theresa Abed, Democratic candidate for the 71st house district, today called on the Legislature to pass proposals that will hold corporate polluters accountable and make them – not taxpayers – pay for cleaning up toxic spills and other pollution that harm Michigan’s lakes, rivers, land and air.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 1:48 PM
GRAND LEDGE – Theresa Abed, Democratic candidate for the state House of Representatives in the 71st District, and Tom Cochran, Democratic candidate for the 67th House District, today called on the Legislature to approve proposals to increase access to capital for small businesses and start-ups, and pass a long-stalled jobs plan.