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National ADA Symposium: ADA Enforcement

Online Exclusive posted Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 8:03am

A rousing opening at the 21st National ADA Symposium (More)

UPCOMING U.S. ACCESS BOARD WEBINARS

Online Exclusive posted Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 2:16pm

On April 20 at 2:00 pm ET, the U.S. Access Board is hosting part one of a webinar series on “Promoting Independence and Access through Responsible Design.” (More)

SENATE LETTER HIGHLIGHTS 2020 ADMINISTRATION BUDGET IMPACT ON DISABILITY PROGRAMS

Online Exclusive posted Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 2:15pm

The scope of these cuts are unlikely to come to fruition because Congress has largely dismissed the Administration’s proposed 2020 budget. (More)

HOUSE LEADERSHIP UNVEILS LEGISLATION TO STRENGTHEN PROTECTIONS FOR PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS AND LOWER HEALTH CARE COSTS

Online Exclusive posted Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 2:15pm

In late March, House Democratic leaders introduced the Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions & Making Health Care More Affordable Act of 2019, H.R. 1184. (More)

ADDRESSING VETERAN’S MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS

Online Exclusive posted Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 2:14pm

PVA recently endorsed S. 785, the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act. (More)

ITS AMERICA DRIVERLESS CAR REPORT

Online Exclusive posted Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 2:13pm

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) released its April 2019 report on Driverless Cars and Accessibility: Designing the Future of Transportation for People with Disabilities. (More)

WORK OPPORTUNITY TAX CREDIT EXTENSION INTRODUCED

Online Exclusive posted Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 2:12pm

The WOTC encourages private employers to hire people on public assistance who might otherwise have barriers to employment, including disabled, unemployed, and food stamp-dependent veterans. (More)

CAREGIVER LEGISLATION INTRODUCED IN EARLY APRIL

Online Exclusive posted Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 2:11pm

In April, two important pieces of legislation impacting caregivers were introduced. (More)

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