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Americans Get Politically Interactive With Simply Citizen.

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, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--November 8, 1995--Now that all the votes are counted, we can relax and let our elected officials do their jobs, right? We don't need to do another thing until next election day, right? Wrong!

Simply Citizen(TM), a new software title from 4Home Productions(TM), helps Americans become politically active by becoming interactive! Whether they're for or against Medicare Medicare, national health insurance program in the United States for persons aged 65 and over and the disabled. It was established in 1965 with passage of the Social Security Amendments and is now run by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  cuts, school prayer, gun control or abortion rights, users will find that Simply Citizen makes it easier to express their political opinions.

Simply Citizen provides users with the proper addresses, phone, fax numbers, and e-mail addresses See Internet address.

e-mail address - electronic mail address
 to send their political comments. The program's Letter Designer feature even provides a basic template (1) A pre-designed document or data file formatted for common purposes such as a fax, invoice or business letter. If the document contains an automated process, such as a word processing macro or spreadsheet formula, then the programming is already written and embedded in the  for writing letters to government officials.

In addition to facilitating dialogue with elected officials, Simply Citizen is a source which users can rely on to make informed decisions on issues affecting them today and tomorrow. It contains comprehensive, non-partisan descriptions of topical topical /top·i·cal/ (top´i-k'l) pertaining to a particular area, as a topical antiinfective applied to a certain area of the skin and affecting only the area to which it is applied.

 issues, lists congressional voting records, and profiles key leaders in the government and private sectors who promote legislation now pending in Congress.

For users who want to remain on top of the hottest legislation facing Congress, Simply Citizen has a Monthly Update Plan that provides the latest news on important issues. Users can receive these updates via CompuServe or via disk. The Monthly Update Plan's Hot Bills feature offers a synopsis A summary; a brief statement, less than the whole.

A synopsis is a condensation of something—for example, a synopsis of a trial record.
 of the most controversial topics soon to be debated on Capitol Capitol, seat of the U.S. Congress
Capitol, seat of the U.S. government at Washington, D.C. It is the city's dominating monument, built on an elevated site that was chosen by George Washington in consultation with Major Pierre L'Enfant.
 Hill. Users may also choose the Online Review/Preview Newsletter Subscription containing information provided by The National "Write Your Congressman" Club, Inc., updated each week while Congress is in session.

Finally, those who have a modem and a CompuServe account can participate in the Citizen's Voice opinion poll and debate political issues on-line with fellow Simply Citizen users.

"Simply Citizen makes it easy and quick to voice your opinions on important issues," said Dave Dalton Dalton, city (1990 pop. 21,761), seat of Whitfield co., extreme NW Ga., in the Appalachian valley; inc. 1847. It is a highly industrialized city in a farm area. , director of marketing at 4Home Productions. "In the past, many people remained silent because they didn't know who to contact or how to contact them. Simply Citizen solves this dilemma."

Availability/System Requirements

Simply Citizen is available for $19.95, with Simply Citizen content updates available based on subscription packages from $29.95 to $65.00 per year, dependent upon frequency and method (via CompuServe or Disk) of updates. Simply Citizen can be ordered directly from 4Home Productions by calling 1-800-773-5445.

o Monthly Update Plan - $29.95/yr. CompuServe Subscription or

$39.95/yr. Disk Updates (including shipping and handling). o Online Review/Preview Newsletter Subscription - approximately

39 Weekly Updates - $49.95/yr. CompuServe Subscription only. o Premium Online Subscriptions - includes both the Monthly Update

Plan and the Online Review/Preview Newsletter Subscription -

$65.00/yr. CompuServe subscription only.

Simply Citizen is a true 32-bit application, requiring Windows 95 or Windows 3.xx; 386 or above; 8 Mb RAM recommended; 12 Mb free disk space, VGA (Video Graphics Array) The display standard for the PC. All PC display adapters support VGA, and Windows machines boot up in "VGA mode" before switching to higher resolutions. , mouse. To send letters electronically, receive technical support on-line and perform other on-line tasks, Simply Citizen requires a modem, a CompuServe account and WinCim (the CompuServe product that automates CompuServe navigation).

4Home Productions, headquartered in Islandia, New York Islandia is a village in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The population was 3,057 at the 2000 census.

The Village of Islandia is in the northern part of the Town of Islip.
, is a publisher of lifestyle software products designed to enhance personal productivity. 4Home Productions is a Division of Computer Associates International, Inc., (NYSE NYSE

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: CA), a multi-billion dollar software company serving most of the world's major business, government research and educational associations. For more information on 4Home Productions, please contact 4Home Productions at 1-800-773-5445.

CONTACT: Connors Communications 4Home Productions

Meredith Mansfield Sue Rizzi

Samantha Rubin (516) 342-2919

(212) 807-7500

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