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Policy Matters – November 2023

Posted on November 30th, 2023

Welcome to the November edition of our newsletter Policy Matters. In this edition we cover: the signing of a deed theft bill into law; the other outstanding bills we’re watching through the end of the year; the HOPP Advocates’ conference – with a big headliner; protections for Medicaid recipients; concerns about the funding to provide services crime victims and more. You can also read an archived version of the newsletter here

Read the full newsletter here: Policy Matters – November 2023


Policy Matters – October 2023

Posted on November 1st, 2023

Welcome to the October edition of our newsletter, Policy Matters. This edition includes good news about important bills signed into law, the launch of the Telesca Fund for Justice in Rochester, a Senate briefing and opinion piece on a bill that will protect New York consumers and small businesses, new guidance for law enforcement responding to domestic violence, trainings related to domestic violence awareness month, and more.

Read the full newsletter here: Policy Matters – October 2023

Disability Law News- July 2023

Posted on August 8th, 2023

The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP Advocates. This July 2023 Edition issue will cover the White House’s recent announcement of Martin O’Malley as its nominee for Commissioner of Social Security; a guide published by the Social Security Administration (SSA) regarding evidence of Long COVID; a change to the Appeals Council’s timeframe for reviewing appeals; improvements to the CDR process; new listings for skin and digestive disorders; a Second Circuit summary order and AC remand for a conflict with the D.O.T.; an overview of recent comments by advocates in response to SSA’s proposed rules and other requests for information; recent Disability Advocacy Program (DAP) retirements and an interview with long-time DAP advocate, Peter Racette; an update about ERAP; and an updated Bulletin Board.

Access the July 2023 Disability Law News newsletter.

To subscribe to future Disability Law News issues, please contact Maia Younes at myounes@empirejustice.org. 

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