Former U.S. Rep. Fortney “Pete” Stark Jr., died on Friday, Jan. 24. Stark served in the House of Representatives for 40 years, from 1973 to 2013. During his last 20 years in Congress, Stark represented California’s 13th Congressional District, which included Alameda.
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The House of Representatives voted last week to expand Medicare to cover hearing aids and related hearing health care services.