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2015/07/29 21:35
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In 1990, a group of disabled people pulled themselves up the steps at the U.S. Capitol building to advocate for the Americans With Disabilites Act, protesting delays in an event that became known as...
2015/07/29 21:35
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2015/07/29 21:16
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Faith, Hope and Charity would like to take this week to recognize the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the...
2015/07/29 13:11
2015/07/29 13:11
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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Turned 25 "Act Helped Tear Down Barriers" AMERICA – The day the Americans With Disabilities Act passed in 1990, U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin delivered a speech from the...
2015/07/29 10:56
2015/07/29 10:56
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Neither Dole, nor ADA, would be welcome in today’s Senate Published: Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 12:01 a.m. Bob Dole, now 92 and in a wheelchair, made a rare return visit to Congress on Monday to...
2015/07/27 18:57
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The Paso Del Norte Civil Rights Project (PCRP) is filing three state lawsuits on behalf of people in the El Paso area with disabilities. “This week marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with...
2015/07/27 16:34
2015/07/27 16:34
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DES MOINES, Iowa — This past weekend marked a major milestone for people living with disabilities. Twenty-five-years-ago Sunday, the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into...
2015/07/26 13:08
2015/07/26 13:08
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What's This?Jessica Lopez, center, participates in the inaugural Disability Pride Parade on Sunday, July 12, 2015, in New York. The parade grand marshal was former U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, the Iowa...
2015/07/25 22:22
2015/07/25 22:22
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ADA at 25: A successful law – with limits | News & Observer July 25, 2015 ADA at 25: A successful law – with limits Framework incapable of registering difference between accommodation and...
2015/07/25 01:29
2015/07/25 01:29
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The day the Americans With Disabilities Act passed in 1990, U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin delivered a speech from the Senate floor in a way most of his colleagues didn’t understand. Harkin, the bill’s...
2015/07/24 20:34
2015/07/24 20:34
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DES MOINES, Iowa – Central Iowans gathered Friday at the Hoover Building on the capitol complex to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act becoming law. The law, which...
2015/07/23 08:31
2015/07/23 08:31
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Keith Williams visited the White House 25 years ago to watch then-President George H.W. Bush sign the Americans With Disability Act into law. This week, the Clarks Green resident returned to the...
2015/07/22 07:26
2015/07/22 07:26
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Marca Bristo does not think the Americans with Disability Act could pass today. Bristo is a key disability-rights advocate. She was the first person with a disability to chair the National Council on...
2015/07/21 21:24
2015/07/21 21:24
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Iowa Democrats missing the Harkin Steak Fry can gather at a new progressive event next month. Liberal group Progress Iowa told The Associated Press on Tuesday that they will host a gathering called...
2015/07/21 21:13
2015/07/21 21:13
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New York City hosted its first parade Sunday supporting people with disabilities, with more than 3,000 participants heading up Broadway using wheelchairs, canes and guide dogs. “We're here full...
2015/07/21 04:47
2015/07/21 04:47
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President Barack Obama pledged to continue working to “tear down barriers” facing people with disabilities just days ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. (Olivier...
2015/07/21 01:51
2015/07/21 01:51
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At White House Celebration of Disability Law, Obama Leaves Treaty Aside Dole has made repeated appearances to advocate for the disability treaty. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo) When...
2015/07/18 04:34
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa–Iowans got to witness a first in Cedar Rapids Friday night. Never before during this 2016 presidential election cycle had all five Democratic candidates appeared on stage together....
2015/07/16 07:26
2015/07/16 07:26
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All of the Democratic presidential-nomination candidates will all be found in one room for the first time in Iowa. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, former...
2015/07/13 15:12
2015/07/13 15:12
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Mobility Ventures Unveils 2016 MV-1 World's Most Advanced Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Revealed On 25th Anniversary of the American's with Disabilities Act MV-1 Innovations Praised by ADA Architect...
2015/07/13 12:28
2015/07/13 12:28
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New York City hosted its first Disability Pride parade over the weekend. More than 3,000 participants marched on Broadway, many using wheelchairs, canes, walking frames and guide dogs. Michelle Kraus...
2015/07/29 21:35
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