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Day in Washington Pharma Hack

December 23, 2011
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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. Best, Day
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Celebrating the ADA at Home and Abroad – Special Advisor Judy Heumann, State Department

July 26, 2011
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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 disabilities in the public and private sectors. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was...
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Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Anniversary of the ADA

July 26, 2011
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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 we look back at the progress we’ve made in the last 21 years, we...
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Sonia Sotomayor Hearings and her Disability Cases (A Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast)

July 10, 2009
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Sonia Sotomayor Hearings and her Disability Cases (A Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast)

Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast – Episode Summary: Day in Washington looks at disability policy issues. Today’s podcast/blog post is a about Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.  On July 13th,  the Senate Judiciary Committee will begin their hearings to determine whether or not to confirm her for the...
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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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ADA Amendments Act in the Courtroom – Audio Now Available

April 14, 2009
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On March 3rd, 2009 I posted in Day In Washington about Kirk Jenkins’ lawsuit against the National Board of Medical Examiners. He had been denied an accommodation for the Medical Licensing Exam and filed a lawsuit. Kirk lost his initial lawsuit because the circuit court didn’t consider him "disabled enough" under the ADA. The...
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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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Day in Washington is on NPR!

March 11, 2009
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My apologies for not posting yesterday.  I have no excuse other than excitement over the opportunity to speak on the Brian Lehrer Show which is on wNYC, a New York NPR affiliate. The discussion was  on the Obama Disability Agenda.  I have to thank, Brian Lehrer, Jody Avirgan and Megan who made it a simple and...
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