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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Hospitals, the Omicron Variant, and Your Rights

01.19.22

The number of Omicron cases in Illinois has begun to stabilize, but hospitalization numbers remain high. When patient numbers are...

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Access Living Files Lawsuit to Protect Civil Rights of People in Recovery

01.11.22

CHICAGO, Ill. – Haymarket Center, Chicago’s largest nonprofit substance use disorder treatment center, filed a federal discrimination lawsuit today seeking...

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Advocacy Updates: Source of Income Bill, Chicago Booster Shots, Federal Budget Bills

11.09.21

Access Living friends and allies, It's Friday at last! We have a few key updates on important disability news, as...

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Access Living Testimony – Human Services, Health Care Availability and Accessibility and Mental Health and Addiction

10.20.21

Thank you for this opportunity to testify. My name is Dr. Angel Miles and I’m the Healthcare and Home and...

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Access Living Issues Public Comment: “Increased law enforcement is not a cure-all.”

09.16.21

On Wednesday, September 15, 2021, Access Living Transportation Policy Analyst Laura Saltzman, spoke on behalf of the Transportation Equity Network...

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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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