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Illinois Secretary of State Candidates Discuss Disability Issues Ahead of Primary Election

06.01.22

CHICAGO – Candidates for Illinois Secretary of State today discussed specific issues important to the disability community handled by the...

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Watch: Secretary of State Candidates Forum

06.01.22

On June 1, 2022, candidates for Illinois Secretary of State, one of the most critical offices for people with disabilities...

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Statement: Illinois Budget for FY 2023

02.03.22

Governor Pritzker announced yesterday his full budget proposal for the State of Illinois for Fiscal Year 2023. At a time...

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Statement: Board of Education Prioritizes Busing for Disabled Students

01.27.22

The resolution passed yesterday by the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Board of Education to prioritize busing for disabled students is...

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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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Access Living Names One New Board Member at 2021 Annual Meeting as Two Members Wrap Up Terms

12.09.21

Chicago – December 9, 2021 Earlier this week, Access Living named Sangeeta Patel Driver, MD, MPH to its Board of Directors,...

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Access Living Mourns the Death of Bob Dole

12.05.21

CHICAGO — December 5, 2021 — Access Living joins many in the disability community today in mourning the death of former United States...

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Access Living Statement on the Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict

11.19.21

Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who shot and killed two men at a racial justice protest in Wisconsin last summer, today...

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Infrastructure Bill Includes Accessibility Wins; Access Living Amtrak Advocacy Plays Role

11.17.21

Chicago - November 17, 2021 - A new $1.75 billion federal grant program to improve the accessibility of legacy passenger...

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