The proverb “every dog has its day” came true at the Supreme Court Wednesday for the family of a 13-year-old girl with cerebral palsy and her goldendoodle, Wonder.
Source: ‘Ruff’ justice: Supreme Court rules for disabled girl, service dog
U.S. Sen. Richard Burr and North Carolina Treasurer Dale Folwell come together in Washington to celebrate new ABLE accounts, tax-advantaged savings programs for people with disabilities.
Source: North Carolina opens ABLE accounts program | The Wichita Eagle
President Donald Trump’s pick to run the Office of Management and Budget has had some rocky moments during his Senate hearings.
Democrats questioned South Carolina Congressman John Mulvaney about his failure to pay federal taxes for a nanny, an issue that has previously thwarted some nominees for high posts. Defense hawks also haven’t forgotten his willingness to cut the Pentagon budget.
Source: Will the Trump administration slash Social Security benefits?
Projection says Social Security facing $32 trillion shortfall
Source: Projection says Social Security facing $32 trillion shortfall | WPXI
Eliminating the actuarial reduction for a portion of benefits provides a basic income.
Source: A very simple ‘Minimum Benefit’ idea for Social Security
“The company’s hardline corporate decision has harmed this child and her entire family,” New Jersey Attorney General Christopher Porrino said.
Source: The potty-training expulsion that got a N.J. school sued by the state – The Washington Post
San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) October 27, 2016 – A former merchandizer who began working at Home Depot in
Source: Former Home Depot Employee Files Disability Discrimination Lawsuit – Law Firm Newswire
Members of Congress are pressing the Obama administration to issue guidance clarifying that life-saving organ transplants should not be denied because of a person’s developmental disability.
Source: Disability No Reason To Deny Organ Transplants, Lawmakers Say – Disability Scoop
In an effort to get more accessible vehicles on the road, the popular ride-sharing service is offering financial incentives to drivers.
Source: Uber Improving Access For Wheelchair Users – Disability Scoop
Social Security is facing dark times — not just figuratively, but as in the lights would go out.
That’s the warning from Social Security Administration (SSA) officials if an appropriations bill pushed by House Republicans takes effect.
Source: Closed Social Security offices, furloughed staff under GOP cuts, agency warns – The Washington Post