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September 18, 2017 to September 19, 2017
This year has presented many new changes from  a new presidential administration, new Congress, new gubernatorial class, and changing state legislatures. Amongst all of these significant political shifts, we have seen the link between federal, state, and local policy seem to grow ever deeper. Disability service providers are significantly impacted by how closely federal and state issues are connected. Almost a quarter of the federal budget goes to federal and state programs run by the Ce...


April 15, 2018 to April 17, 2018


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July 20, 2017
The week of July 17th was a roller coaster ride for those following the effort in the Senate to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As of last week, it had been expected that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) could move the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) to a vote, but the unexpected absence of Senator John McCain (R-AZ) due to a medical condition contributed to that plan falling apart, and teed up a series of events which leave the future of the BCRA unknown. (S...