Category Archives: congress

NDY in National Disability Leadership Alliance: Opposing Cuts To Vital Healthcare

[Editor’s Note: NDY is a member of the Steering Committee of the National Disability Leadership Alliance. The Steering Committee consists of 15 national organizations run by people with disabilities. Below is a press release issued by NDLA in connection with a letter joined by over 200 disability groups opposing Congressional efforts to cut healthcare and … Continue reading NDY in National Disability Leadership Alliance: Opposing Cuts To Vital Healthcare

ADAPT Leaves DC After Making its Mark – More Work Yet to Do

Tomorrow, this blog will get back to more the “usual” fare that readers are accustomed to, although I can guarantee this won’t be the last time this blog will be featuring news about health care and the budget battles.  Remember, not so very long ago, a bunch of Republican candidates who want to be the … Continue reading ADAPT Leaves DC After Making its Mark – More Work Yet to Do

Satire from The Onion: Social Security Reform Bill to Live Faster, Die Younger

I love The Onion.  This is a pretty deadly picture of what bipartisan cooperation could look like in terms of tackling the budget deficit.  (Just kidding – really) I apologize for the lack of captioning, but I couldn’t pass this up.  If there’s a good transcriptionist reading this, I promise you gratitude and credit if … Continue reading Satire from The Onion: Social Security Reform Bill to Live Faster, Die Younger

NDLA and NCIL Action Alert! (Thurs, July 14) – Urge Congress to Reform, Not Cut Medicaid

Urge Congress to Reform, Not Cut, Medicaid Take Action! Support Medicaid Reform that Promotes Independent Living   Call your Senators and Congressional Representative Toll Free at 866-324-0787 today using the talking points below, and then Take Action to email your message too! BACKGROUND The National Council on Independent Living and independent living advocates from around the … Continue reading NDLA and NCIL Action Alert! (Thurs, July 14) – Urge Congress to Reform, Not Cut Medicaid