Introduction To Voting Guide 2008

By Scott Burlingame, Assistant Program Director In an effort to provide our readers with the most accurate information possible, we have put to together the following voting guide that will run on this blog between now and the election on November 4th. All candidates for U.S. Congress from our service area, and the candidates for…
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Freedom In The News

Disability issues topic at event Amy Dalrymple The Forum – 10/01/2008 Tuesday’s legislative candidate forum in Moorhead featured questions from people with disabilities about the issues that matter most to them. Minnesota House District 9A candidates Morrie Lanning and Mark Altenburg, and 9B candidate Paul Marquart fielded questions from about 60 people representing nonprofit groups.…
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LOCAL DISABLITY RIGHTS ADVOCATES APPLAUD PRESIDENT BUSH FOR SIGNING THE ADA AMENDMENTS ACT

(FARGO, ND) Freedom Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc, is proud to announce that President Bush has today signed into law the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 which will restore the promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. According to Nate Aalgaard, Executive Director of Freedom Resource Center, “This is a great day…
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White House Statement On ADA Amendments Act

Statement on the ADA Amendments Act of 2008   White House News   The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is instrumental in allowing individuals with disabilities to fully participate in our economy and society, and the Administration supports efforts to enhance its protections. The Administration believes that the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, which…
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ADA Amendments Act Passes The Senate By Unanimous Consent!

Congratulations, Advocates! Because of your efforts, the Senate has passed by unanimous consent the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, S. 3406! The bill was brought to the floor at 3:00 p.m. today by Senators Hatch (R-UT) and Harkin (D-IA). Both gave stirring speeches on the impact of the original ADA and the restoration of our…
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