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The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act

June 26, 2009
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The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act

On June 26th, Representative Edward Markey of Massachusetts re-introduced the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (H.R. 3101). This is a pretty comprehensive bill that was developed to ensure that individuals with disabilities have access to emerging Internet Protocol-based communication and video programming technologies in the 21st century. There has been significant legislation...
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Kennedy Health Reform Bill Released

June 9, 2009
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Yes, you heard it here first! Chairman Edward Kennedy and Democratic Members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee just released their “Affordable Health Choices Act.” Now it is important to note that considering the complexity of this legislation and how it will impact every single individual in this country, it...
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Day In Washington is on BlogTalkRadio and 24-Hour Reschedule

March 18, 2009
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My apologies as this week has been amazingly busy with work. Our expert committees are in town and I will be meeting with them on Friday so the week has been filled with preparations.  I hope to get the full podcast up tonight or tomorrow at the latest. It has an international flavor and...
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Economic Stimulus, Recovery and Disability – (Day in Washington Policy Update #33)

February 18, 2009
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Day in Washington explores and discusses various aspects of disability policy. Each episode covers a specific issue within disability, and/or a disability-related news article. These 6 minute podcasts offer an easy to understand analysis of current disability policy and politics. You can find the text of each podcast in the comments. If you have difficulty downloading...
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ADA Restoration Efforts – Senate Passage of the ADA Amendments Act

September 12, 2008
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Day in Washington: The Disability Policy Podcast explores and discusses various aspects of disability policy. Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability, and/or a disability-related news article. These 5-10 minute podcasts offer an easy to understand introduction to disability policy and resources for those interested in further study. You can find the text...
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Disability Policy Podcast Update (August 9th) – ADA Restoration: What is Really Going On?

August 25, 2008
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Unfortunately, I am (once again) behind on my posting and podcasts. Work has been quite busy and I was recently out of town for our national convention. In spite of the fact that I did not have a post for Day in Washington for August so far, I am still thinking about and working...
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ADA Restoration Act to the ADA Amendment Act

July 1, 2008
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It has been an amazing few weeks!  As some of you know, as a part of my job, I’ve been participating in the efforts to restore the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Background: The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 was intended to “provide a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against...
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