Tag: day in washington

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 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.…

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…

Kennedy Health Reform Bill Released

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…