Annual federal report to Congress notes progress, highlights gaps in enforcement of disability laws
October 31, 2019 12:28 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council on Disability (NCD)—an independent federal agency—today released its annual progress report on national disability policy, titled,...
Federal study finds unregulated genetic testing industry fails to provide balanced view of disability; calls on FDA, FTC for oversight
October 23, 2019 13:59 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the National Council on Disability (NCD) released the findings of a federal review of the impacts of genetic testing, and particularly prenatal...
Federal study finds nation's assisted suicide laws rife with dangers to people with disabilities
October 09, 2019 10:40 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Oct. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the National Council on Disability (NCD) released the findings of a federal examination of the country’s assisted suicide laws and their effect...
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National Council on Disability Commends NHTSA Recommendations on Autonomous Vehicles
September 22, 2016 17:33 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) commends the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration (NHTSA) for its inclusion of people with...
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James Brett of Massachusetts Appointed to the National Council on Disability by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi
May 20, 2016 13:34 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, May 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) – an independent federal agency that recommends disability policy to the President, Congress and other...
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National Council on Disability Applauds Precedent-Setting Decision That Disabled Workers Must Be Paid Fair Wages
February 04, 2016 17:21 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Council on Disability—an independent federal agency—applauds the precedent-setting opinion issued by the U.S. Department of Labor...
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"Monitoring and Enforcing the Affordable Care Act for People with Disabilities"
February 02, 2016 11:18 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare and the topic of the latest from the National Council on Disability (NCD),...
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The Impact of the Affordable Care Act: A 2015 Status Report
January 26, 2016 08:17 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare and the topic of the National Council on Disability (NCD)'s latest report,...
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Implementing the Affordable Care Act: A Roadmap for People with Disabilities
January 19, 2016 11:38 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare, and the topic if the National Council on Disability (NCD)'s latest...
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Self-Driving Cars the Focus of Latest Report from the National Council on Disability
November 02, 2015 20:13 ET | National Council on Disability
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Monday, November 2, the National Council on Disability (NCD)—an independent federal agency that advises the President, Congress and other federal...