Policy Positions & Legal Cases

 
 
Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Federal ASAP Act of 2021: Funding Accessibility in Public Transportation

05.20.21

Access Living friends and allies: This week, we're excited to share that a new bill about improving public transportation accessibility...

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Senators Duckworth, Brown, and Casey Introduce Legislation to Make Public Transit More Accessible

05.18.21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2021 [WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), along with U.S. Senate Committee on...

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Support SB 1975: Disability Homestead Exemption Amendment

05.06.21

Sen. Laura Fine - Dale Fowler - Melinda Bush, Brian W. Stewart, Dan McConchie, Terri Bryant, Julie A. Morrison, Cristina...

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Updates on Our Current Work on Illinois State Disability Bills

04.26.21

Today, we'd like to update you on the status of several important disability-related bills in the Illinois legislature. Each year...

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Access Living Joins 23 Organizations in Push for Investment in Public Transportation

04.22.21

Access Living has joined 23 other area organizations to deliver a letter to the Illinois Congressional delegation to push for...

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Highlights: Our Current Work on Illinois State Bills

03.08.21

Access Living friends and allies, Here in Illinois, it is a very busy time for state policy advocacy. Our state...

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Challenges and Opportunities in Quality Affordable Health Care Coverage for People with Disabilities

02.26.21

Editor's Note: Dr. Angel Love Miles is a healthcare policy analyst at Access Living. She authored this article for Protect...

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End Use of Federal Funding for Police in Schools

02.08.21

Access Living along with nearly 100 student-led and community-led civil rights, education, and disability rights organizations have signed onto a...

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Protecting Illinois Students from Seclusion and Restraint Practices

12.02.20

We are excited to share the introduction of the Keeping All Students Safe Act (KASSA), a federal bill prohibiting seclusion...

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Day Five: Action Week for Illinois Community Emergency Services and Supports Act (CESSA)

10.16.20

Today is Day Five of Access Living's Week of Action to support the Community Emergency Services and Supports Act (CESSA)....

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