Community Picnic And Walk To Celebrate The 18th Anniversary Of The ADA To Be Held July 24th

 (Fargo, ND) A community picnic and commemorative walk to celebrate the 18th Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Thursday, July 24th at Lindenwood Park, in Fargo North Dakota. The event is presented as a joint collaboration of Freedom Resource Center, the Metro…
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Congress Overrides Bush Veto On Medicare Bill

Thanks to everybody who called and wrote… By Nicole Gaouette Los Angeles Times Staff Writer July 16 2008 WASHINGTON — Congress delivered a stern rebuke to President Bush on Tuesday, overriding his veto of a Medicare bill and preventing pay cuts to doctors who treat seniors, the disabled and military personnel. It passes legislation delaying…
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From The National Council On Independent Living

ACTION ALERT: The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act passed both Houses of Congress; the President has issued a Veto Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate passed a new Medicare bill that would address our concerns on competitive bidding, wheelchair purchasing, complex rehab wheelchairs, and physician reimbursement rates. NCIL,…
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The End Of Sheltered Employment?

By Scott Burlingame, Assistant Program Director and Don Brunette, Board Member If a person without a disability wants to go to work, they are guaranteed at least a minimum wage. If a person without a disability becomes employed, they go to work in an environment that is conducive to the job they are doing. For…
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Five Wonderful Months

By Nate Aalgaard, Executive Director             He had the perfect name for someone in real estate – Sell. And sell he did, over a 35-year career as a successful real estate agent and owner in Moorhead. He was known as a hard worker, a loyal and dedicated family man, a fun guy to be with.   Freedoms…
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