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Give Veterans' Groups the Resources They Need to Obtain Service Dogs - National Anti-Vivisection Society -Please Sign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: veterans, service animals, disabilities )

- 490 days ago -
The Wounded Warrior Service Dog Act would direct the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs to jointly establish the K-9 Service Corps Program. This program would award grants to assist nonprofit organizations in establishing, planning, designing an
US PETITION. Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities (CRPD) - The Hunger Site
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: disabilities, children, convention on rights, unicef, Senate approval )

- 1461 days ago -
It is time for the United States to ratify the CRPD! The U.S. Senate will consider the CRPD for ratification this year. We need you to let your Senators know that you support this important human rights treaty!
Obama Proposes An Extra One-Time Payment to Social Security Recipients
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Obama, Congress, seniors, veterans, disabilities, Social Security, cost-of-living, 2010, 1975, 2% one-time payment )

- 3504 days ago -
10/15/09:With no cost-of-living increase expected in 2010, the president is calling on Congress to provide $250 each to about 57 million seniors, veterans and those with disabilities.
Sign Petition: Fund the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, americans, government, obama, society, culture, children, education, disabilities, schools, rights )

- 3668 days ago -
Fully funding IDEA will provide students with disabilities the public education they have a right to, and school districts will be able to provide services without cutting into their general education budgets. Tell President Obama to fully fund IDEA.
Good News for Americans With Disabilities: Major Expansion of Workplace Protections
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: workplace, disabilities, the disabled, US Senate, Congress, law )

- 3901 days ago -
The Senate passed a bill that will enhance workplace protections for disabled workers. This bill will be integrated with a similar measure that passed the House in June. Workers won't have to choose between treating conditions & losing protections.
New York's New Governor: David Paterson, NY's First BLIND Governor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, New York, Governor, new governor, David Paterson, NFB, Blind, disabilities, disabled, blind politicians )

- 4080 days ago -
David Paterson, taking office today, becomes the nation's first blind governor to serve more than a few days. And among those watching with the greatest interest will be those who cannot see him at all!

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