Here are 10 elected offices on ballots across the country that affect the day-to-day lives of all Americans, including those with disabilities.
Paid family and medical leave is a disability rights issue and helps provide people with disabilities the economic security they need to manage their health, care for loved ones, or receive care from their family.
A lot is at stake in the 2020 elections—and voter turnout among Americans with disabilities must be supported before and after the polls close.
Repealing the Affordable Care Act would lead to chaos, risk, and harm for the disability community.
The Child Care for Working Families Act provides solutions to meet the care needs of all families, including those with disabled children.
COVID-19 has exposed the disparities in the U.S. mental health system, leaving many Americans without accessible and affordable care as policymakers fail to adequately address the crisis.
Social Security Benefits for Workers Turning 60 in 2020 Will Very Likely Drop Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic
Congress could pass legislation that would prevent this outcome.
The 21st anniversary of the Olmstead v. L.C. Supreme Court decision, which is occurring in the midst of a pandemic, is the perfect time to discuss the importance of home and community-based care.
As Congress continues to negotiate how to respond to the COVID-19 crisis, it must consider preparing and responding to the occurrence of concurrent disaster events amid the 2020 hurricane season.
Vote by Mail Is One of Many Ways To Ensure the Disability Community Is Included in the Next Election
In-person voting must be coupled with the expansion of vote by mail to ensure that disabled voters can participate in this historic election.
The Trump Administration’s Deregulation of Nursing Homes Leaves Seniors and Disabled at Higher Risk for COVID-19
By rescinding regulations in the nursing home industry, the Trump administration has caused the coronavirus pandemic to grow in dangerous and unexpected ways.
The United States was unprepared to handle COVID-19’s outsize impact on the seniors and people with disabilities, and policymakers must implement permanent solutions to support the needs of these growing populations in future crises.
As the economic and public health crises caused by COVID-19 intensify, lawmakers must act now to eliminate or raise asset limits so that people with disabilities are not trapped in poverty.
The people most vulnerable to the coronavirus struggle as Congress neglects to provide lifesaving resources and supports in stimulus packages.
The Senate’s coronavirus stimulus bill doesn’t do nearly enough to help families and small businesses.