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Protecting Your Money




“If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.”

How many times have you heard that expression? Even in favorable economic times, otherwise cautious people can be duped by get-rich-quick schemes or investments that promise unrealistic returns. But when times get hard, folks increasingly fall for these scams in their quest to make ends meet.

Continuing To Work For Constituents




In recent months, I have maintained my strong convictions in serving the best interests of the 19th legislative district by focusing on an endless spectrum of constituent services which have included our continued efforts of providing assistance to over 1,500 families in the district facing foreclosure.

Check Your Application Status Online




There’s a lot you can do at Social Security’s website, and it’s easy to locate — just go to www.socialsecurity.gov. You can estimate your retirement benefits, find out what kinds of government benefits you might qualify for and even apply for benefits online.