Tag: Legislation

Rosa’s Law or Sticks and Stones

***Reposted from Disability.gov*** “Sticks and stones may break my bones, But words will never hurt me.” While searching the Internet recently, I came across an old article from the Ragged Edge Magazine. The author did a basic Web search for…

Additional Long Term Services and Supports Amendments in the new Senate Finance bill

To Accept with Modification Rockefeller Amendment #D11: On page 50, at the end of the Long Term Services and Supports section Insert, ― The Chairman’s Mark would express the Sense of the Senate that this Congress should address long-term services…

Hate Crimes Prevention Legislation Passes

On Thursday, July 23, the Department of Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 was passed by the Senate. Why this is important is because included in this bill was the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act, which would take…