"Rep. Baldwin is one of the foremost champions of elder justice in Congress." -- Robert Blancato, Elder Justice Coalition
Blancato was responding to the news that the House recently passed U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin's bill to counter crimes against seniors. The Senior Financial Empowerment Act (H.R. 3040) aims to help stop abusive mail, telemarketing, and Internet fraud targeting seniors.
The Democratic congresswoman from Madison has long been an advocate for older adults and cites her experiences with her own grandmother as providing the impetus for wanting to protect them from fraud.
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Baldwin Steps Up to Protect Elderly From Fraud