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Senator lauded by consumers, seniors

The office of state Sen. Jack Scott, whose district includes Glendale and Burbank, announced Wednesday that Scott received high approval ratings from the California Alliance for Retired Americans and the Consumer Federation of California.

The California Alliance for Retired Americans, a senior advocacy and activism umbrella organization, and the Congress of California Seniors, both gave Scott a 100% rating for his legislative work on issues important to older Californians, Scott’s office said.

The Consumer Federation of California gave Scott the same full-approval rating for his legislative work related to customer rights, healthcare reform and consumer product safety, Scott’s office said.


ANC accepting applications

Student candidates for an internship with the Armenian National Committee Glendale Chapter have until Dec. 3 to submit their applications.

The 10-week, part-time leadership training program gives interns the opportunity to participate in workshops featuring a variety of guest speakers, including public officials, committee leaders and community specialists.

The 2008 spring internship session begins Jan. 21 and runs through May 2.


Applications are available online at in the “For Students” section of the website.

For more information on the program, or to request an application, call the committee’s headquarters at (818) 243-3444 or e-mail