Policy Positions & Legal Cases

 
 
Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Statement Regarding Reached Agreement with University of Illinois Health

07.13.21

The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) and Dr. Angel Miles amicably worked together in a...

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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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