Congress postpones the debt ceiling fight to focus on finalizing the “human infrastructure” package, SSDI beneficiaries to receive 5.9% increase in monthly benefits, and thousands of California residents will have no power, leaving older adults and people with disabilities particularly at risk.
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People with disabilities face more barriers accessing COVID-19 vaccine, the California vaccine mandate extends to aides for people with disabilities, and creating opportunities for people with disabilities in STEM careers.
Registration for CEO Summit 2022: A Future Reimagined is now officially open!
The CDC launches COVID-19 resources for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, disabled workers file federal lawsuit against Wisconsin over denial of unemployment benefits, and a study shows school policing falls hardest on Black students and those with disabilities.
The era of easier voting for people with disabilities is over. They are, for the most part, omitted from the conversation about voting rights.
The Senate passes a traditional infrastructure bill and budget resolution, the FDA OKs a third COVID-19 vaccine dose for immunocompromised people, and why it makes good business sense to hire people with disabilities.
FDA expected to recommend boosters for immunocompromised Americans within weeks, Senate aims for weekend vote on infrastructure bill, and feds to nix work requirements in Montana Medicaid expansion program.
Join us for the LSA-DN Summer Meeting on August 5!
Democrats are 'not particularly pleased' with the Senate infrastructure deal, Missouri Supreme Court reverses Medicaid expansion decision, and advocates push to extend services for students who aged out of special education during the pandemic.
President Biden announces bipartisan deal on infrastructure, Missouri Governor calls special session on Missouri Medicaid funding, and Gov. DeSantis signs bipartisan legislation affecting children with disabilities.