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LSA-DN Weekly Update

Stimulus funds earmarked for disability services remain in limbo, Pennsylvania creates a call center for people with disabilities to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and the pandemic further amplifies the extraordinary pressures on direct support professionals.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

President Biden's plan omits major health care measures pushed by Democrats, Missouri Senate votes down funding for Medicaid expansion, and new research suggests the government is ignoring recommendations on autism funding.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

Sanders and Bowman push Biden to bolster the Supplemental Security Income program for people with disabilities, groups push for easier student loan relief for the disabled, and Maryland organization helps people with disabilities find jobs.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

The Biden administration waives a rule for disabled borrowers, people with intellectual disabilities in Kansas can get COVID vaccination help from a new website, and how policymakers can counter the harm and injustice from misperceptions of people with disabilities that lead to low-quality care.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

President Biden signs stimulus bill sending funds to disability community, White House names a disability policy director to prioritize people with disabilities, and Minnesota expands COVID vaccine eligibility ahead of schedule.

LSA-DN Weekly Update

The CDC advises states to prioritize people with disabilities as they broaden vaccine access, the minimum wage hike is all but dead in a big COVID relief bill, and Netflix commits $100 million toward inclusion for people with disabilities.

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