Category: Announcements

The New Day in Washington

Yes, Day in Washington is back.  I hadn’t quite anticipated this but it seems there is still a need for policy and legislative analysis on disability issues.  However, there are a few changes.  Day in Washington is now part of…

Day in Washington is Closed

Just a quick note to folks that because of many other commitments both work-based and personal, it has become necessary to close Day in Washington.  It isn’t fair to you to have the site continue along without regular updates.  The…

Hiatus

Just a note to let you know that Day in Washington is currently on hiatus. Please be patient with us.  We hope to be back up and running in the new year.

Day in Washington Pharma Hack

It looks like my site has become victim of the Pharma Hack.  My apologies for those of you who’re reading Tramadol ads rather than actual disability policy and political content.  We hope to get the situation taken  care of promptly.…

ADA Anniversary Links from Around the Web

Please note that inclusion of any specific article or blog post does not necessarily indicate endorsement by Day in Washingtion of any statements or opinions therein. 2011 ADA Address by Kathy Martinez Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy…

Celebrating the ADA at Home and Abroad – Special Advisor Judy Heumann, State Department

Article Excerpt from Disability.gov blog post by Judith Heumann, Special Advisor for International Disability Rights, Department of State Twenty-one years ago, the United States became the first country to adopt national civil rights legislation, unequivocally banning discrimination against people with…

Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Anniversary of the ADA

Statement by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Today, I join my fellow Americans in celebrating the anniversary of the passage of a great civil rights achievement, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). As…