Category Archives: politics

Democrats, Republicans Urge End To Subminimum Wage – Disability Scoop

With all eyes on the race for the White House, both political parties are calling for big change to rules on employing people with disabilities. Source: Democrats, Republicans Urge End To Subminimum Wage – Disability Scoop

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Tax Credit Proposed For Disability Caregivers – Disability Scoop

Parents and others who provide care for people with disabilities could be eligible for a tax credit under a new proposal. Source: Tax Credit Proposed For Disability Caregivers – Disability Scoop

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Behavioral health groups told by N.C. legislators to tap reserve funds to avoid service cuts – Winston-Salem Journal: State / Region

RALEIGH — Tension over state financing for North Carolina’s eight behavioral-health managed care organizations bubbled to the surface Tuesday when legislative leaders expressed concerns again about potential service cutbacks. Source: Behavioral health groups told by N.C. legislators to tap reserve … Continue reading

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Governor McCrory Signs Achieving a Better Life Experience Act | State of North Carolina: Governor Pat McCrory

Governor McCrory Signs Achieving a Better Life Experience Act | State of North Carolina: Governor Pat McCrory.

Posted in Advocacy, Awareness, Employment, News, politics, Self-Advocates

WASHINGTON: Law boosts ability of those with disabilities to save | National Politics | The State

WASHINGTON: Law boosts ability of those with disabilities to save | National Politics | The State.

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Top senators agree to start over on bipartisan federal education law – The Washington Post

Top senators agree to start over on bipartisan federal education law – The Washington Post.

Posted in Education, News, politics

Ohio Passes Down Syndrome Bill Requiring Healthcare Professionals to Provide Support Information to Parents | Charlotte Lozier Institute

Ohio Passes Down Syndrome Bill Requiring Healthcare Professionals to Provide Support Information to Parents | Charlotte Lozier Institute.

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Editorial: ABLE Act will help disabled children – Winston-Salem Journal: Editorials

Editorial: ABLE Act will help disabled children – Winston-Salem Journal: Editorials.

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The ABLE Act allows more savings for individuals with disabilities – Winston-Salem Journal

The ABLE Act allows more savings for individuals with disabilities – Winston-Salem Journal.

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Self-Advocate Gets State Of The Union Invite – Disability Scoop

Self-Advocate Gets State Of The Union Invite – Disability Scoop.

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