The Next Step Forward in Disability Rights Law

Ahaviah Glaser, a member of Cozen O'Connor Public Strategies, discusses the history of disability rights law, the major employment barrier addressed by the Transition to Independence Act, what it might take for this bill to become law and what will be necessary to address problems the disabled face more broadly.

Introduced by Sens. Grassley, Wyden and Casey, the Transition to Independence Act would create a demonstration project in Medicaid to better support a person with disabilities' opportunity to work and live in the community. This budget-neutral bill is an important step forward.

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