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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Thursday July, 24 4:00 to 7:00 pm Lindenwood Park Fargo, ND                             Commemorative Walk to Support the ADA FREE PICNIC Join our community at the Rotary Universal Playground at Lindenwood Park where people of all abilities will come together to celebrate the ADA For questions, call Freedom at 701-478-0459