The Washington Post ran an extensive story June 24, documenting the District of Columbia Metro’s slow progress installing protective barriers to protect people with visual disabilities from falling between the train cars.
Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities released a new report June 9, slamming South Carolina's system of specialized job centers for people with disabilities.
In a letter to the leading Congressional representatives and senators on June 28, the National Disability Rights Network and nearly three dozen disability rights advocates urged Congress to reject the education funding proposals in President Trump's proposed budget, and increase services for students with disabilities.
In a new report released June 13, in Washington state, the King County Auditor’s Office slammed the County’s paratransit system, criticizing it for increased costs and constantly failing to maintain predictable schedules for riders.
The Texas House voted unanimously May 10 to pass a bill ordering the Texas Education Agency to never again cap the number of students enrolled in special education programs.
A new savings option that goes into effect in Washington State on July 1 will allow people with disabilities to save significantly more resources without jeopardizing their eligibility for Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid.
Disability Rights North Carolina filed a class-action lawsuit in state court May 24, accusing the state of systematically failing to operate services that provide for people with disabilities to live independently.
Disability Rights New York filed a federal lawsuit against two Dutchess County landlords for seeking to charge a pet fee for a family with a service animal.
The Disability Law Center and the Utah Department of Human Services announced a settlement June 12 in a class-action lawsuit challenging the state’s wait times for people awaiting competency restoration services prior to standing trial.
The disAbility Law Center of Virginia released a new report May 22, finding that at least six people suffered preventable deaths between March 2015 and May 2016 because of urinary tract and other infections at a state facility.